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A Guide to Reference Sources

Sources that include authoritative facts and background material, to include: biographies, book reviews, dictionaries, encyclopedias, facts and figures, issue reports, pro/con, and more.

Search For a Biography

Use biography databases such as Biography in Context to search for biographical articles on a particular person. You may need to search more than one database to locate the most appropriate materials for your information need.

General Biographical Databases

Specialized Biography Databases

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