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:
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.