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Background Sources

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.
Biographies of 20th century and contemporary visual artists.

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

Finding Articles and Images

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

Search Roesch Library Catalog


You can find book-length biographies, as well as chapters included in Roesch Library's collections.

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


Do a KEYWORD search in the Roesch Library online catalog.


Click on the links below to find related titles in the online catalog.

NOTE:  The subject tags below are examples of what is available.  
If you do not see a tag related to your topic, ask a librarian for help.


Glenn, John, 1921-2016


Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005




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