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Biographies are usually located in the 920s on the shelves
But they would be in the 700s if the person is an artist, architect, painter, photographer, sculptor, etc.
If you want a targeted search, choose a subject search type, with the person's last name first. Example: Washington, George
You can also do a keyword search and type "biography" and a subject area of interest. Example: biography and music
You can request a book from one campus, and have it delivered to another campus for pickup.
Biography (Gale In Context)This link opens in a new windowAn engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people.
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