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The links below provide biography information patrons can use in reports for school or college, or just to learn more about people around the world.

 

Biography in Context is suitable for those doing reports in middle school and high school.

 

WorldBook Encyclopedia offers biographical information at four learning levels: Early Learning, Kids, Students, and Advanced. Log in and pick your desired level on the home screen. Worldbook Online contains a citation building tool.

 

Information on many American historical figures can be found using one of the links on our History topic page. The Infobase resources include timelines!

 

Use GALILEO to do research at the Middle School, High School or College level. Log in to your account with Fulton County Libraries to see the most current GALILEO password. If you've never used GALILEO before, watch an instructional video or visit a branch library - our librarians are happy to demonstrate and answer your questions about all our electronic resources. GALILEO resources include links to The Digital Library of Georgia, EBSCO research materials, Encyclopædia Britannica, New Georgia Encyclopedia, and ProQuest databases.

 

If you are looking for popular biographies published in book format, please search the main library catalog, or the eBook catalog on Overdrive or hoopla. These sites include biography and autobiography titles at all reading levels.