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Finding Biographical Information: Specialized Sources

For Authors

The following reference sources have mainly biographical information with literary criticism included. 

There are also many print sources of biographical information on authors in the Reference section of the library. Ask a librarian or browse the Reference area where the call numbers begin with PN-PZ.

For Historical Figures

The Dictionary of American Biography is a useful print resource for biographies of historical figures. This title is located in the Reference collection at the Northridge campus.

In addition to print sources, you may use the following online sources for biographies of historical figures.

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