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Biographies: Books

Electronic Books

There are two ways to find electronic biographies at the UNT Libraries - through the catalog and by directly searching ebook collections. In either approach, remember to use the book's index to see if your topic is covered.

Follow these steps to find ebooks through the UNT Library Catalog:

  1. Perform a keyword search for the individual in the UNT Library Catalog, e.g., Oprah Winfrey and biography.
  2. Choose the "E-Books" option from the Material dropdown menu, and then select Submit.
  3. Click on the title link of a book you want.
  4. Above the Location and Call Number information, select the "connect to online resource" link.
  5. Now you can skim or read the book.

Here are some ebook collections that you can go to directly and search for biographies:

Print Books

Follow these steps to find print biographies in the UNT Library Catalog:

  1. Perform a keyword search for the individual's name plus biography, e.g., Edvard Munch and biography.
  2. Choose the "Books and Journals" option from the Material dropdown menu, and then select Submit.
  3. Click on the title link of a book you want.
  4. Write down the Location and Call Number and note whether the Status is "Available."
  5. Ask for assistance at a service desk if you need help finding a book.

The books to the right are a small sample of the biographies available at the UNT Libraries.

Selected Print Biographies

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