Biography and Autobiography

Biography In Context

Biography In Context offers authoritative reference content alongside magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images. Covering a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers, it’s continuously updated to ensure that students have access to the very latest information.

World Book

Access all of our World Book databases including:

  • World Book Kids
  • World Book Student
  • World Book Advanced
  • World Book Timelines
  • Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

Explora Secondary

Explora Secondary is specifically designed for middle and high school researchers. Explora Secondary includes a simple search that quickly delivers relevant results including articles, essays, and primary source documents to help students feel successful in their research as well as easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic to give students research ideas. Topic overviews provide students with a starting point for research.

Literary Reference Center

Combining information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals, and original content from EBSCO, Literary Reference Center features an expansive collection of author biographies, plot summaries & work overviews, full-text essays from leading publishers, literary reference books & monographs, cover-to-cover full text for literary magazines & journals, book reviews from the most prestigious publications, poems from hundreds of sources, short stories, classic texts, author interviews, and much more.  -from EBSCO

World Book Kids

World Book Kids is the premier online resource developed especially for young users. The site has been optimized for tablets and features image-based navigation, easy-to-read articles, thousands of images and videos as well as a wealth of engaging games, science projects, and activities.

World Book Kids features:
* A variety of simple search and browse navigation options
* Thousands of easy-to-read articles with embedded multimedia
* Engaging images, illustrations, videos, maps, and animations
* More than 50 challenging games across five subject areas

Heritage Quest

Access will be discontinued on 5/1/2017. Please visit the library to use Ancestry.com for genealogy research. HeritageQuest is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.

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