Biography & Genealogy

Ancestry Library


In Library Use Only
A comprehensive source of information for conducting genealogical and local history research.



Biography in Context 
Remote Access

Biography In ContextLIB-CARD
Comprehensive database of biographical information. Includes full text biographical articles from many popular magazines.



Contemporary Authors

contemp_authRemote Access

Biographical coverage of more than 100,000 writers, including entries on contemporary authors.



Cyndi’s List

main-text web
A genealogy website that indexes thousands of Internet resources. Categories such as official records, research and reference tools, ethnic groups, religions and more are organized for ease in searching.




FamilySearchLogo web
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provides genealogy information free of charge. A research guidance service on the site is an interactive wizard that offers detailed help. Research guides are also available to read, and in many cases, to download.



Literature Resource Center
Remote Access

Lit. Resource Ctr LIB-CARD
Author information, literary criticism and plot summaries for authors from every age and literary discipline.