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This guide features resources for locating current and historical biographical information.
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Biographies by Nationality/Ethnicity
African Americans/Black Americans
Hispanic Americans/Latinx Americans
Native Americans/American Indians
Biographies by Occupation
Architecture and Design
Business, Economics, and Public Administration
Nursing, Medicine, and Allied Health
Philosophy and Religion
Political Science, Law and Military
Science and Technology
Theater and Performing Arts
Biographies of Women
New Jersey Biographies
Circulating New Jersey Biographies
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Recommended Open Educational Resources for Biographies (updated 6/6/23)
Bread, Cement, Cactus
An open access book on the life and identity of Annie Zaidi.
Bullied: The Story of an Abuse
An open access book on the experiences of a queer person and the experiences of abuse.
Champagne and Meatballs: Adventures of a Canadian Communist
An open access book on the life of Bert White and the Canadian Communist party.
The Disabled Child: Memoirs of a Normal Future
An open access book on the lives of parents who have children with disabilities.
Indigenous Biography and Autobiography
An open access book on storytelling and the lives of Indigenous people in Australia.
Letters from the Lost: A Memoir of Discovery
An open access book on the lives of those fleeing Nazi invasion.
Margery Spring Rice: Pioneer of Women’s Health in the Early Twentieth Century
An open access book on the life and story of Margery Spring Rice.
Relative Histories: Mediating History in Asian American Family Memoirs
An open access book of Asian American family memoirs.
Rocks in the Water, Rocks in the Sun: A Memoir from the Heart of Haiti
An open access book that showcases the life of a working-class Haitian.
Under the Nakba Tree: Fragments of a Palestinian Family in Canada
An open access book on the lives of Palestinians in Canada.
Unsung Land, Aspiring Nation
An open access book on the creation of a new nation.
Writing Resistance: Revolutionary memoirs of Shlissel´burg Prison, 1884-1906
An open access book on the Shlissel’burg Prison.
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