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Advanced Research for Journalism

Biographical Resources

Biography (Electronic Reference Sources)
Rutgers Libraries guide to a wide assortment of biographical resources in all disciplines.
Encyclopedia of World Biography. 2nd edition. Detroit, Gale, 2004. 23 volumes.
Articles with bibliographies on notable individuals from all parts of the world and all time periods. Rutgers-restricted Access
Supplements: Vol. 25; Vol. 26; Vol. 27.
Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, Thematic Series: The 1960s
William L. O'Neill and Kenneth T. Jackson, eds. New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. 2 vols. Rutgers-restricted Access

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Looking for a full-length biography of someone? Search The Catalog using the person's name (last name, first name) as your search term and select "SUBJECT Is [Exact]" from the pull-down menu. For example:

mcgreevey james

If you're looking for works for which that person is responsible for most of the content (an autobiography; photographs; news reports; etc.) search as above, but now select "AUTHOR Is [Exact]" from the pull-down menu. For example:

mcgreevey james

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