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Library Research Guide for Students with English as a Second Language: Researching a Person

Writing resources for ESL students

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 can then use the "eBook" limiter (check box)