Resource of the Month – Biography Reference Center

Need information about notable African-Americans for Black History Month?  Have a report on famous children’s authors due for your early childhood education class?  Want to find out more about your favorite author or celebrity?  CPCC Libraries’ Resource of the Month can help you will all of these things!

Our featured resource for February is Biography Reference Center.  This recent addition to NC Live complements Biography Reference Bank, a database that CPCC already subscribes to.  Biography Reference Center offers a comprehensive collection of more than 461,000 full-text biographies, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases.

In addition to keyword searching, users can also locate biographies of interest by browsing more than 30 genre categories, including actors, authors, composers, explorers, figures relevant to U.S. & world history, inventors, musicians, Presidents of the United States, current world leaders and many

Biography Reference Center may be accessed here or from the Research Databases section of the library website.