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McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of World Biography

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McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of World Biography
Call Number: REF 920.02 McG
ISBN: 0787652830
Publication Date: 1973
12 volumes (plus 3 vols. in 20th Century supplement) -- Alphabetical order by the subject of the biography.

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Notable American Women
Call Number: REF 920.73 Not
ISBN: 0674627342
Publication Date: 1971
Three volumes, plus a volume pub. in 1990 called "The Modern Period."

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Lincoln Library of Sports Champions
Call Number: 920 L
ISBN: 0912168196
Publication Date: 1985
20 volumes, biographies of athletes from all sports. Note: copyright is 1985, so recent sports figures not included.


For the 6th grade Biography project, Mrs. Scott recommends SIRS Discoverer (a part of Power Library) as a great database resource.

Websites to use for Biography

Gale Virtual Reference Library

HELP with your bibliography

    We have a school subscription to Noodletools so this is how you will create your bibliography! Remember, you login to Noodletools just as you log into computers at school [username = lastfirst; password = ID]

Your Suggestions

Students:  If you find a great website for biographies, please share it with everyone here!  We are especially looking for collections of biographies, such as athletes, inventors, and so on.


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