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Libraries Research Guides

How Do I Find?

Finding Books and Chapter-Length Biographies

You can find book-length biographies, as well as chapters included in biography collections, by using the UD Catalog and searching by Subject

Type in the person's last name, first name for best results.

Finding Articles and Images

These databases are good sources for articles and other biographical information on individuals.

Recommended Biography Websites

ipl2 - Reference - Biographies
Searchable, annotated subject directory of Internet resources selected and evaluated by librarians.

Distinguished Women of Past and Present
Biographies of women who have contributed to society. Scientists, educators, politicians, artists, entertainers, and others are included.

The-artists.org
Biographies of 20th century and contemporary visual artists.

White House.gov - The Presidents
Short biographies of all U.S. presidents and first ladies.