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Finding Background Information - Biographical Information
Use these specialized topical sources to browse online for paper topics and for information on specific events, places and themes:
American National Biography Online This link opens in a new window
American National Biography provides biographical information relating to significant men and women from all periods of United States history. Limited to 5 simultaneous users.
Gale in Context: Biography This link opens in a new window
Biography in Context includes over 700,000 biographical entries covering more than 400,000 notable international figures from all time periods and areas of study.
Finding Background Information
Use these specialized topical sources to browse for paper topics and for information on specific events, places and themes. Print books can be found in the Reference Collection on the first floor of the O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library.
MNopedia - Minnesota Encyclopedia
Sponsored by the Minnesota Historical Society, a reliable source of information on people, places, events and things in Minnesota History.