Biographical Sites

Alameda County Library Database - Requires Library Card Number
 
Biography in Context 
Best Site for Biographies!  Essays, articles and web sites provide extensive information on 220,000 noteworthy people from many countries and throughout history, including the present. In addition to searching by name, you can also search by occupation, nationality, ethnicity or time period. 
 
To get to Biography in Context, click this Biography in Context  or 
 
From the main Alameda County Library Site:
 
    Alameda County Library
    Under Research tab, select A-Z Resources
    Select Biography in Context from the list  
 
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eLibrary 
 (ProQuest)
   
eLibrary, a user-friendly general reference tool, is the perfect resource for delivering reference essentials. Researchers find the answers they need from more than 1,500 full-text magazines, newspapers, books, and transcripts, plus thousands of maps, pictures, weblinks, and audio/video files.  
 Username: Fremont         Password: studentK12!  

Britannica® School is the go-to site for research — the core of any inquiry learning model — offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate encyclopedias (Elementary, Middle School, and High School).
Username:  fremont       Password:   student 
 
Asian Nation
 
Library of Congress site for student research
IPL:  Internet Public Library:  
 
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Last Modified on May 1, 2017
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