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Biographical Information: About

Provides databases, resource links, search strategies and research tips for locating biographical information.

Subject Research GuideThis research guide provides subject and discipline-related databases, resource links, search strategies, and research tips for locating biographical information.


To locate biographical resources, use a variety of searches, formats and databases.

  • Search the library catalog, ebook databases and reference databases.
  • Use strategic search expressions and thesauri or indexes in subject and multidisciplinary databases.
  • Search biographical publications and websites.


Fun facts

"In 1950 the United Feature Syndicate of New York proposed publication of a new comic strip, which Schulz wished to call '"Li'l Folks' but which was named 'Peanuts' by the company." (Encyclopedia of World Biography)

opens new windowView entry for Charles M. Schulz in Gale in Context: Biography.