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Biography: Books

Books are the Best!

Books are wonderful, in depth sources for biographical material. They go into much more detail than background resources and web sites, and are usually more academic.

HACC Library: Books and Media Catalog Search

The HACC Library: Books and Media catalog is a searchable database of books, periodical titles, and audio-visual material available at Harrisburg Area Community College.

 

Tips

When searching for biographical material in our catalog, try doing a "subject" search and combining your person's name with the term "biography":

Example: Barack Obama biography

Please note that autobiographies and memoirs are also indexed as "biography."

Some other terms that may be helpful, and are related to biography are: diaries; correspondence (letters);  and speeches.

Examples:

Recent Additions to Our Biography Collection