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Find biographical information about all kinds of people: contemporaries and historical figures, famous and not-so-famous.

About This Guide

Every field of human knowledge involves biography. Whether you are studying history, business, law, medicine, science, or religion, you will probably want to know about someone's life. The electronic sources and the reference books listed on this guide will provide you with biographical sketches or essay-length biographies. For book-length biographies, check the library catalog. You can also check use the Internet websites.

If you need help finding biographical information, feel free to contact me using the links in my profile to the right. 

How do I find the databases?

BJU students must use their CAS (campus login) user name and password in order to access databases. It is the same user name and password used to access email.

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