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Biographical Information

Find Biographical Books in DELCAT

Biographical information can be found in books on the person or the subject or event in which the person participated. Reading these books can provide you with important information and point you in the direction of other scholars. 

Basic Search Tips

  • Place quotation marks around keyword phrases

"Theodore Roosevelt"
"Leslie Marmon Silko"

  • Capitalize Boolean logic connectors (AND, OR).

narrative OR plot
"Susan B. Anthony" AND Suffrage

  • Click either "View all formats and languages" or "View all editions" to view all library holdings for a particular title.
  • Items at UD appear first in the list of search results. Other items can be requested via interlibrary loan.

Advanced Search Tips

  • Type au:, su: or ti: before your keywords to specify author, subject or title words.

su:American Revolution