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Biographies can provide valuable material for research papers in a variety of fields. Naturally, they are an indispensable resource for researching the lives, thoughts, and works of historical figures. But they are also useful for papers about historical events and ideas, since they offer the perspectives of the individuals who shaped those events and ideas. Lastly, biographies of authors can provide interesting insight into the themes and characters of their literary works.

If you’ve ever used a search engine to find biographical material on the Web, then you know that most of the results only provide a short [thumbnail] length paragraph, are repetitive, frequently contain outdated information, and don’t often delve into meaningful analysis.

So why not try using this WSC Library Website page for finding the best of the Biography Databases? Link to our subscription databases – even some familiar ones that you may not have realized have biographical sections. Newly updated, this page also lists the best of the free Websites that you can trust for accurate, reliable and substantive information.

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