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Finding Books about a Person
Use the Library Catalog to find books about a person.
- Do a keyword search for your person's name AND biography.
- For example: Nelson Mandela AND biography
- You can also look for biographies by subject such as:
- African-Americans AND biography
- Palestinians AND biography
- Poets AND biography
- You may also try the same search with the change of using the "Limit to" option on the search page with the selection "eBooks"
- This will retrieve online books you can read and use on the computer rather than in print: use "view now"
Databases to find Biographies