The General Collections and Humanities Center on the 3rd floor of the Main Library maintains a very strong circulating print biography collection as well as a library-use-only print reference collection.

Print collection

Aside from the many individual biographies, autobiographies and memoirs, the print collection includes the following multi-volume biographical reference sets:

Print biographies about performing and fine artists will be found on the 4th floor of the Main library in the Art, Music & Recreation Center.


These print collections are supplemented by the database Biography in Context.

Biographical Information Guide

For more information on biographical resources in the library, check out the Biographical Information Guide Web page.