Biographical information can be found in lots of different places! Use the tabs above for more details about how to find this information in books, videos, articles, databases, and websites.
- Databases are a good place to find concise information about both famous and less famous people. Many also allow you to search for people who match particular criteria like gender, nationality, occupation, etc.
- Books and videos often give comprehensive information about well known people. Use the ALICE Catalog to locate them.
- Articles can be a good source of information about people currently in the news as well as literary and historical figures. They will often cover a single aspect of someone’s life or career.
- Newspaper articles are a good source for people currently in the news and can be a good place to find tidbits about obscure people. Obituaries can be particularly helpful.