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Welcome to the Biography Research Guide!
"Biography: ...usually a written history of a person's life."
from: Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 11th ed.
This guide will help you get started finding resources on the individual you have chosen to research. Use the tabs across the top to get to specific kinds of items.
When choosing an individual to research and write about, choose a subject who is:
The reason for these two cautions is:
The only way you can know if there is material available to support research into your chosen topic is to do a little preliminary research before you make your final decision.
For further help, please contact the library's Reference Department. You may:
* Call us at (413) 755-4549 during library hours, or come in to the Library in Building 27 of the STCC campus.
* Ask a librarian by e-mail. Please include your name and e-mail address so we can back to you as quickly as possible. Our goal is to respond within 48 hours.