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Biography: Find book-length biographies

National Emergency Library

The National Emergency Library is a temporary collection of books that supports remote teaching, research activities, and independent scholarship while universities, schools, and libraries are closed.  Books are online and may be borrowed for two weeks at a time.

Finding Books

To locate full-length books on a subject, try GW Libraries Search - Advanced Search, changing the option in the top "Any field" menu to Subject.  Place the name of the person that you are researching in the top search box.  Search.  Books that are significantly about the person searched should appear in the results.

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