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Guide to biographical resources at DePaul University Libraries.
Last Updated: Apr 21, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Questions to Ask

  • When was s/he born? Is s/he a contemporary figure?
  • Is s/he well-known in his/her field or profession? Or more of a minor figure?
  • What field is the s/he working in?
  • What is his/her nationality or ethnic affiliation? Gender?

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Use to find basic information about individuals including birthdates, addresses, and more. 

    Includes census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, with extensive coverage for the United States and the United Kingdom. Also includes collections from other areas of the world, including Canada, Europe and Australia. This collection includes thousands of databases and billions of indexed names.

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