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Start My Research
Search thousands of sources available through Auraria Library including databases, journals, articles, media, books, and more. Limit by material type, publication date, author, and more.This is the same as the search box on Auraria Library's homepage.
To locate full length biographical books, or biographies within books, use the Start My Research search box, on the Library's home page, limiting the search to Books Only.
- Combine a person's name, a subject or other descriptive word or phrase, such as a profession, event, or ethnicity, with one of these words:
- Just typing in a person's name will also, frequently, bring up biographical information.
Keyword search examples:
- Native Americans autobiography
- Chefs biography
- J.K. Rowling biography
- Hispanic Americans encyclopedias
- Anthropologists biography
- Activists biography
If the library doesn't have the book you are looking for, we can borrow books from other libraries with one of these two options:
Not in our library? Search this catalog, which has material from academic, public, and special libraries in Colorado and Wyoming. Auraria Campus students, staff, and faculty can request over 30 million books, journals, DVDs, CDs, videos and other material at no charge and the item(s) will be delivered to Auraria Library for pick-up.
Still no luck? Get materials from libraries around the world here. This extremely comprehensive catalog lists the holdings of thousands of libraries throughout North America & beyond. Look for the Interlibrary Loan option on WorldCat to borrow materials at no charge through the Auraria Library.
Sample Biographical Sources
Biographies are sometimes gathered in collections.
Sample biographical compilations:
Sample Biographies, Autobiographies, and Memoirs:
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Call Number: ML420.S672 A3 2010
Publication Date: 2010
Call Number: E457 .D66 1995
Publication Date: 1995