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Biographical information in Library Databases

Finding Biographical Information in Library Research Databases

Nearly every research database provides opportunities to find biographical information. General interest databases such as Academic Search Complete and Academic One File. In these databases try searching by subject and you will find magazine, newspaper and scholarly articles. Some of the articles will be very useful, while others make only a passing reference to the person you are researching. Patience is required to sift through the results for quality information.

            Use the links below to focus your research.