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  • 1. Biography PathfinderDatabases AP Images (in POWER Library) Contemporary Authors (in POWER Library) Gale Power Search (hatters) netLibrary (in POWER Library) SIRS Discoverer (in POWER Library) Encyclopedias: Grolier (kvalley/grolier)Note: If you’re using POWER Library from home, the above links will not work. From home, accessPOWER Library through your public library’s site using your library card barcode.Where to find print biographies?Use Destiny to locate the biographies on our shelves. Most biographies are arranged alphabeticallyaccording to the subjects name in the 921s. Collective biographies, books that profile several people,are located in the 920s both on the circulating and the reference shelves.Dont forget OPAC’s digital resources in Webpath Express!Use Destiny to locate digital resources (videos from Safari Montage) in our collection. Perform a LibrarySearch in the Catalog, and identify Video as the Material Type. Also check the Resource Lists available inthe Catalog: Heroes and Women in History are two examples of biography lists.Use Destiny’s search engine, Webpath Express to identify reliable, educational websites on your topic.Websites for BiographyRemember to begin your research using broad keyword searches. Use your background knowledge onyour topic to brainstorm keywords. Biographical Dictionary Lives, the Biography Resource Multnomah Homework Center: Biographies Gale (free resources) LibrarySpot: Biographies Who2? (check out the links!) Academy of Achievement Historic Figures Groliers American Presidency POTUS President of the United States Presidents of the United States Presidents Index National Portrait Gallery SearchCite Your Sources (MLA Style, Version 7) Help with Citations EasyBib OSLIS Citation Maker NoodleTools