Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Online Library Reference Materials
Specialized subject encyclopedias and dictionaries are great places to begin research and to locate biographical information. Use these in addition to Wikipedia.
Finding a Biography in Walker Library
Looking for a biography. There are many ways to find a biography in the MTSU Library. Search the Library Catalog or JEWL Search by a name "Julius Caesar biography." Search by an occupation or a profession "biologist biography." Search by place, "Tennessee biography." Search by nationality, "Chinese biography." Search by a group of people "pioneers biography." Search by century "biography 20th century."
Reference Books in Walker library
There are many biographical reference books at Walker Library. You can use the Library Catalog to limit a search on biographies to just those books in the reference collection by selecting "Reference - Walker Library" in the Location option.
American Women of Science Since 1900 by
Call Number: Reference - Walker Library - 1st Floor 509.2273 W36a
Publication Date: 2010-10-01
American Women During World War II by
Call Number: Reference - Walker Library - 1st Floor 940.53 W37am
Publication Date: 2009-10-13
Native American Women by
Call Number: Reference - Walker Library - 1st Floor 920.72 B31n 2001
Publication Date: 2001-06-12
This A-Z reference contains 275 biographical entries on Native American women, past and present, from many different walks of life. Written by more than 70 contributors, most of whom are leading American Indian historians, the entries examine the complex and diverse roles of Native American women in contemporary and traditional cultures.
Women of the Native Struggle by
Call Number: Walker Library - 2nd Floor 305.4897 W84f
Publication Date: 1993-11-02
This is a book of quietly beautiful photographic portraits of Native-American women, accompanied by their own reflections on what it means to be a woman and an Indian in America.85 black-and-white photographs.
Contemporary Black American Playwrights and Their Plays by
Call Number: Reference - Walker Library - 1st Floor 920.0092 P44c
Publication Date: 1988-05-17
Biographical Dictionary of Social and Cultural Anthropology by
Call Number: Reference - Walker Library - 1st Floor 301.092 Am5b
Publication Date: 2004-02-23