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Biography (includes Autobiography): Biography Resources

Print and online resources for exploring and learning about an individual's life

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Find Biographies and Biographical Information

A library database is a collection of different sources such as magazine articles, journal articles, ebooks, streaming videos, images, and more.  You can find biographical information by searching for a person's full name. You can also search using a topic keyword and the keyword biography or autobiography. 

Example searches

  • baseball AND biography
  • chef AND autobiography
  • "Steve Jobs"

Search the library catalog to find print books and DVDs. Search the person's name along with the keyword biography.

  • "Michelle Obama" AND biography
  • "David Bowie" AND biography

You can also search by topic. 

  • actors AND biography
  • painters AND biography