Course Research Pages
PSY 311- Personality Theory
Finding Biographical Information in Online Resources
Biography in Context - International biographical information for historical figures, as well as living people. Also includes links to magazine articles.
Credo Reference - A collection of online books; some biographical information is included.
Encyclopaedia Britannica Online- An online encyclopedia.
Gale Virtual Reference Library - A collection of online books, which includes some biographical information.
Finding Biographical Information in the Book and Media Catalog
Bowman Library Catalog - search by keyword or subject heading to find books in the Bowman Library collection. The Library collection contains biographies of many of your subjects.
Use these resources to find magazine and newspaper articles on the person you are researching.
Historical New York Times - Full text of The New York Times from 1851 through 2009. Very useful for seeing how people were viewed during their lifetimes and at the time that events occurred.
EBSCO - Current articles from magazines, newspapers, and journals.
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