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Biographical Research

Finding biographical information

Books

To search for biographies of specific figures, use the subject field in the pull-down menu in BobCat and type in the name of the person, last name first, and the word "biography". For instance here are the results for "Beckett, Samuel and biography." If you're not sure of the figure you'd like to look at, but know you'd like to research someone in a field, you can type into the subject field, "Biography and jazz" and the results will look like this.

Materials Outside the Consortium

WorldCat

WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog, containing more than 35 million records from more than 50,000 libraries in more than ninety countries.