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Tips for using Gale's Biography Resource Center.

Tips for using Gale's Biography Resource Center.

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  • Using Online Databases
  • Thomson Gale’s Biography Resource Center
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  • Simple search on Home page. Many results.
  • Narrow your search using the Biographical Facts Search feature.
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  • Filling in the Occupation field reduces the number of results.
  • List of available Occupation Terms
  • Or browse using broader categories.
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  • Pick a category.
  • Pick a person.
  • Advanced Search Options Choose a date range. Use operators.
  • Results! Grayed tabs = no information of that type available For quick facts start with Brief Biographies.
  • Click the box beside items you wish to save.
  • To see your list of saved items click on View Mark List.
  • Mark List showing saved items.
  • To see citations for the articles you have selected click here.
  • Citations are done for you.