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Enter a name in this search box to query WorldCat Local. You may be able to click on "Biography" in "Refine Your Search" in the column to the left of your results.
Milne's New Catalog (beta)
Enter a name in this search box to query Milne's new catalog (beta). You may be able to click on "Biography" in the "Refine/limit search" box to the right of your results.
Searching for Biographies in Milne's Online Catalog
When searching for biographies, or books about people, it is best to search by Subject in our online catalog. When you search for a person by subject, you should type last name, then first name. See the sample below:
American Indian Biographies
Biographical sketches of 329 figures in American Indian history, extending from the arrival of European colonists on North American shores to the late 20th century.
American Men and Women of Science
Profiles living persons in the physical and biological fields, as well as public health scientists, engineers, mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists
Dictionary of Scientists
Entries contain basic biographical data — place and date of birth, posts held, etc — but do not give exhaustive personal details.
Hutchinson Encyclopedia of Modern Political Biography
"Over 2,000 biographies of the world's major players in 20th-century politics.
Numerous quotations – revealing political thoughts and opinions of world leaders. A–Z arrangement of main text, and indexing by country."
Pulitzer Prize Books for Biography