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Biography Resources: Home

This guide describes and connects members of the organ Community with resources about biography and profile writing.


This guide connects members of the Morgan Community with resources for finding biographical materials to write profiles, obituaries, blurbs and more.  Look through print resources for reference works like Who's Who and Ditionary of Literary Biography and more.  Take a look at the digital resources tab to find resources like biographical  databases, and resources for obituaries and other personal sketches.

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Resource Spotlight

Dictionary of Literary Biography (210 volumes)

PN451 .D52

The Dictionary of Literary Biography contains over 200 volumes each one specializing in authors in certain languages, countries and regions, many  genres, time periods, media and more.

The Dictionary of Literary Biography is located in the Reference Collection.

Highlighted volumes:

  • British and Irish dramatists since World War II. Second series / edited by John Bull. (v. 233)
  • American short-story writers since World War II. (v. 234)
  • Chicano writers. (v. 209)
  • Twentieth-century Spanish poets (v. 134)

Reference and Government Documents Librarian

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