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Trible Library Online Catalog
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Finding Biographical Information
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- Knowing things such as nationality, profession, ethnic background and whether the person is alive or dead can help you select the best places to look.
- Many of the online databases will allow you to limit a search to biographical articles; check the advanced search option for things such as source type or document type.
- Other types of articles on or by the person may include biographical information.
- Locating biographical information on a college or university professor who has published a book or two can be very difficult; check the person's university website to see if it provides any information about faculty members or to see if the professor has posted his/her cv online.
- If you find one article, but need more, consult the bibliography of the article for sources.
- Consider what you need the information for; do you really need an entire book about the person or will an article or entry in a reference work provide you with enough information.