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Biographical Sources: Books

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. 

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