Wilson Biographies Plus Illustrated is a useful tool for beginning biographic research. This database, accessible to CCLD patrons from our website, provides full-text profiles of many famous people throughout history (including prominent individuals from today). A profile includes images as well as links to recent articles about the individual (some full-text articles are available). Additional information is often available including: awards, reviews and criticisms, and books by and about the individual.
To access this database, visit our website’s electronic databases section (located under “Reference”) and click on the link for “Wilson Biographies Plus Illustrated”. Be prepared to enter your library card number to access this tool.