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Biography

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General Background
Almanac of American Politics, Ref 324.2 B265ap
American Business Leaders, Ref 338.092 H219abl
American Indian Women: A Guide to Research, Ref 920.72016 B328ai
American Jewish Biographies, Ref 973.04924 P777A
American Men and Women of Science, Ref 925 A51
American Military Leaders, Ref 335.0092 F852aml
American Nature Writers, Ref 810.936 A512eld
Baptist Biography, Ref 920 G73b
Baptist Theologians, Ref 230.60922 B222ge
Biographical Dictionary of British Prime Ministers, Ref 941.0099 B615ec
Biographical Dictionary of Latin American and Caribbean Political Leaders, Ref 972.9009 B615a
Biographical Dictionary of Mathematicians, Ref 510.922 B615ds
Biographical Dictionary of Twentieth Century Philosophers, Ref 109.2 B615bwn
Biographical Directory of the American Congress, Ref 328.73 U58 1996
Biographies of American Women, Ref 920.72016 S974b
Cold War Reference Guide, Ref 902.02 S399CW
Colonial America: Biographies, Ref 973.2092 S112CAB v.1
Comprehensive, Annotated Bibliography on Mahatma Gandhi, Ref 954.03016 P189CO v.1
Contemporary Authors, Ref 928.1 C76
Contemporary Black Biography, Ref 920 C761bb
Current Biography, Ref 920 C97
Czars: Russia’s Rulers for More Than 1,000 Years, Ref 947.0099 D858cz
Dictators and Tyrants, Ref 920.02 A969dt
Dictionary of Canadian Biography, Ref 920.71 W19d2
Dictionary of Eighteenth Century Philosophers, Ref 192 D554ytn
Dictionary of Literary Biography, Ref 810.9 D554
Dictionary of National Biography, Ref 920.42 D55n
Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Ref 509 D55a
Edgar Allan Poe: A to Z, Ref 813 P74ysva
Encyclopedia of Women and World Religion, Ref 200.82 E56YNG v.1
Heidegger Dictionary, Ref 193 H46yid
Herman Melville: A to Z, Ref 813 M53yryn
Index to Biographies of Contemporary Composers, Ref 780.922 B93I v.1
Index to Black American Writers in Collective Biographies, Ref 810.8 C187I
McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of World Biography, Ref 920 M147
Mark Twain: A to Z, Ref 817 C62yrn
Mystery and Suspense Writers, Ref 823.0872 M998w
Newsmakers, Ref 920 C761g
Notable Black American Women, Ref 920.72 N899sm
Notable Hispanic American Women, Ref 920.72089 N899te
Notable Native Americans, Ref 920 N899mak
Notable Women in World History, Ref 920.72016 A221NO
Political Profiles, Ref 920.073 P769f
Religious Leaders of America, Ref 291.092 R382me
Research Guide to European Historical Biography, 1450-Present, Ref 920.04 R432ni
Seeds in the Wilderness: Profiles of World Religious Leaders, Ref 270.82 G385SE
St. James Guide to Children’s Writers, Ref 808.899 S143cw5
St. James Guide to Young Adult Writers, Ref 810.9 S143p2
The First Ladies, Ref 973.09 K63FL3
Webster’s American Biographies, Ref 920.073 V246W
Webster’s Biographical Dictionary, Ref 920 W38 1980
Wittgenstein Dictionary, Ref 193 W83ygk
Who was Who in America, Ref 920.73 W62
Who’s Who in America, Ref 920.073 W62w
World Leaders of the Twentie th Century, Ref 920.009 W927sps

Locating the Biography Section
920
            Biography, Genealogy

Finding Materials on World History
1st floor, northReference
1st floor, west Periodicals
1st floor annex
Government Documents
2nd floor General Books
3rd floor General Books

Sources of Journal Articles                
PRINT RESOURCES
Biography Index
Education Index
Essay and General Literature Index
Humanities Index
Reader’s Guide to Periodical Literature

ELECTRONIC RESOURCES

Academic Search Elite (EbscoHost)
Academic Search Premier (EbscoHost)
Article1st (FirstSearch)
Biography Resource Center
MAS FullText Ultra (EbscoHost)
NewsFile Collection (NewsBank)
Newspaper Source (EbscoHost)
WorldCat (FirstSearch)

Internet Resources
EBSCOHost:     Full text periodical database
NetLibrary:       Full text e-book database
NewsBank:        Full text newspaper database
First Search:     Periodical and information indexes

ALL-LEGENDS.COM
http://www.all-legends.com

AMERICAN NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY ONLINE
http://www.anb.org

ANDRE PREVIN BIOGRAPHY
http://www.schirmer.com/composers/previn/bio.html

ANTHROPOLOGY BIOGRAPHY WEB
http://www.emuseum.edu/information/biography

ASTRONAUT BIOGRAPHIES
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/

BILLY GRAHAM BIOGRAPHY
http://www.billygraham.org/about/billygraham.asp

BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY
http://www.s9.com/biography/

BIOGRAPHIES OF GREAT INDIANS
http://www.freeindia.org/biographies

BIOGRAPHIES-SCIENTISTS
http://www.blupete.com/Literature/Biographies/Science/Scients.htm

BIOGRAPHY CENTER
http://www.biography-center.com

BIOGRAPHY.COM
http://www.biography.com/search/

BIOGRAPHY OF NELSON MANDELA
http://www.anc.org.za/people/mandela.html

BIOGRAPHY OF SAMMY DAVIS JR
http://www.interlog.com/~wad/sambio.html

COLONIAL HALL: BIOGRAPHIES OF AMERICA’S FOUNDING FATHERS
http://www.colonialhall.com/index.asp

COSMONAUT BIOGRAPHIES
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/cosmo.html

CURRENT BIOGRAPHIES
http://www.brainbrawl.com/lesley/biographies.htm

EINSTEIN BIOGRAPHY AND LINKS
http://www.showgate.com/tots/picasso/einslink.html

ERIC WEISSTEIN’S TREASURE TROVE OF SCIENTIFIC BIOGRAPHY
http://www.treasure-troves.com/bios/

FREEALITY BIOGRAPHIES
http://www.freeality.com/biograph.htm

GALILEO GALILEI BIOGRAPHY
http://galileo.imss.firenze.it/museo/b/egalilg.html

GENEABIOS: BIOGRAPHY DATABASE FOR GENEALOGY AND HISTORY RESEARCH
http://www.geneabios.com

GEORGE W BUSH BIOGRAPHY
http://www.whitehouse.gov/president/gwbbio.html

IMDb-BIOGRAPHIES SEARCH
http://us.imdb.com/search/biographies/

INFOPLEASE BIOGRAPHY SEARCH
http://www.infoplease.com/people.html

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH: A DETAILED INFORMATIVE BIOGRAPHY
http://www.islandnet.com/~arton/ bqxjsbach.html

LIVES, THE BIOGRAPHY RESOURCE
http://www.amillionlives.com

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. PAPERS PROJECT: BIOGRAPHY
http://www.stanford.edu/group/King/ biography

MR. SHOWBIZ
http://mrshowbiz.go.com/celebrities/

NASA HISTORICAL BIOGRAPHY-JOHN HERSCHEL GLENN, JR.
http://www.lerc.nasa.gov/WWW/PAO/html/ jglenbio.htm

NATIONAL WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME
http://www.greatwomen.org

OHIO BIOGRAPHY
http://ohiobio.org

PEOPLE’S 50 MOST BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE
http://dir.yahoo.com/Entertainment/ News_and_Media/
Magazines/People/ People_s_50_Most_Beautiful_People/

PHILIP GLASS BIOGRAPHY
http://www.schirmer.com/composers/ glass_bio.html

POPSUBCULTURE.COM’S THE BIOGRAPHY PROJECT
http://www.popsubculture.com/pop/bio_project/index.html

PUBLIC FIGURE
http://www.publicfigure.com

REAL-LIVES.COM
http://www.real-lives.com

SUSY CLEMEN’S BIOGRAPHY OF MARK TWAIN
http://marktwain.about.com/library/aa980113.htm?once=true&

TIME 100
http://www.time.com/time/time100/index.html

USA GYMNASTICS OFFICIAL ATHLETE INDEX
http://www.usa-gymnastics.org/athletes/

WOMEN’S LEGAL HISTORY BIOGRAPHY PROJECT
http://www.stanford.edu/group/WLHP/

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