Answered By: Vicki Sciuk
Last Updated: Jul 20, 2022     Views: 433

Where to start:

Berkeley College Libraries provides many resources in which to find biographical information about a person you may be researching.

A great place to start is the database Biography in Context. You can find this database on our A-Z Databases page.

1) On A-Z list select "B" for Biography in Context

1) Or select "Biography" by database type


Additional Biographical Resources:

Databases like Credo Reference and Britannica Encyclopedia Academic will also have biographical information.

Depending on the person you are researching, you may also find biographical information in the following databases:

You can also find biographies in the library catalog and in our e-book collection.

You'll need to be signed with your Berkeley username and password in order to access the library databases and e-books.

The video below shows how to perform a search for biographical information in our library catalog.


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