Chicago Metro History Fair
Use these resources on any Chicago Public Library computer or on non-Library computers with your Chicago Public Library card.
Primary or secondary source?
Biographical articles are generally secondary sources.
American National Biography »
Find articles on famous deceased Americans. The bibliographies at the end of each article can be especially helpful in pointing you to resources for further research.
Biography in Context »
Find articles on famous persons, both living and dead.
To find chapter or book-length biographies of a person, use the catalog.