October 2023 Resource Spotlight: Biography Reference Center

The school year has begun, and you need to do a paper on a famous person. But who do you choose? Get inspiration from the Biography Reference Center,, opens a new window a free Library resource! Each month, the Biography Reference Center features a different person. In the right-hand column, you will see Biographies by Genre.

Here you can find individuals based on their career, such as:

  • Actors
  • Journalists
  • Musicians

Or you can try looking by heritage, such as:

  • African Americans
  • Hispanic/Latino Americans
  • Native Americans

There are also famous individuals from military conflicts:

  • U.S. Civil War
  • World War I
  • World War II

These are just a few of the many categories of famous individuals. Find more by checking out this resource on the Library’s Homework Resources, opens a new window webpage. For more on how to use Biography Reference Center, try this Niche Tutorial, opens a new window.