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Biography Reference Center

What is Biography Reference Center?

A comprehensive collection of biographies on notable personalities.

Containing many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines, the Biography Reference Center offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies. This resource provides superior coverage for several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published).

How do I Access Biography Reference Center?

Go to the Logan Library's Biography Reference Center subscription.

Who Should Use Biography Reference Center?

What Content Does Biography Reference Center Cover?

More than 461,000 full-text biographies

Prestigious Reference Collections:

Can I Use Biography Reference Center from Home?

Yes. You will need your Library Card number and Pin number to login to Biography Reference Center from home.

How Can I Get More Help with Biography Reference Center?

Click the Help link, or Ask a Librarian.

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