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Biographies: How to Find

How to find a biography

Looking for a biography of a nurse, psychologist, anthropologist, or other person (whether you know their name or not)? Here’s how to find it:

1) Insert the name of the profession or field (e.g. Psychology or Psychologist) or a specific person’s name in the search box and run the search


known person search by profession
known person example searching by profession

2) From the results list, scroll down the left column and select "Genre" and then select "Biographies"

screen shot with Genre category selected