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Biography: Home

This Research Guide lists library and online resources related to finding biographical information.

What is in this guide?

Helen Keller with dog



Books: Find print books located at PCC Library.

E-books: Find biographical information via e-books.

Articles: Find articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers.

Videos: Search for documentaries using Films on Demand.

Websites: View a list of websites that include biographical information.

Citations: Examples, tips, and resources for citing sources.

Help: Get help from a librarian, contact the writing center and more.


Image adapted from photograph circa 1904 via Wikimedia Commons

Off-Campus Access

Paw: Indicates that a password is needed to access the resource from off campus.The username and password to access databases from off campus are similar to what you use to access the PCC portal (myPittCC) and Moodle. The only difference is that you DO NOT include the last part of your email address ( in the username. Generic logins are available to community residents with PCC library cards, and others who are enrolled in or are affiliated with PCC programs and continuing education courses. Have questions? Ask us!