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Hero Research: Biographies Plus
UP Library Search is a useful tool for locating books, videos, articles, primary sources, etc. from UP, Summit, and beyond. UP Library Search FAQ
Add one of these terms to your UP Library Search keyword search. For example: Susan Anthony Diaries.
- Personal Narratives
Hero Research: Biographies Only
American National Biography This link opens in a new window
Biographies for 17,400 men and women (now deceased) whose lives have shaped the nation.
Credo Reference This link opens in a new window
A collection of online reference books covering the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
Gale Literature This link opens in a new window
Literature criticism (including Children's Literature Review, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Drama Criticism, and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism) as well as author biographies, reviews, and more.
Hero Research: Other Primary Sources
Enrichment/Solicitation Research: Tips
- Define the elements of your topic; make sure you have accurately identified what you're looking for.
- Select relevant database(s) via the Clark Library's Subject Guides list.
- Try searching for one topic element at a time.
- Find the best terminology to search for each topic element. Look at the Subject: Thesaurus Term list. NOTE: each database you search might use different terminology for your elements.
- Keep track of the best terms. You might take notes or use the database search history.
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