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Databases, Articles, Images, Ebooks and more Online Resources: Biography Reference Center

This guide is about databases and other credible online resources at ECC Library. A list by subject, alphabetical or by type is included as well as tips and tutorial for certain databases such as EBSCO and Opposing Viewpoints.

Overview of Biography Reference Center


The Advanced Search (default option) have options for names, occupation, date of birth, nationality, gender and more.


Search for Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.  The first biography is 12 pages.  Read this online, print, e-mail or save to a jump drive.


You can also browse biographies by genre if you do not have a specific person.

Citation tools are also available in Biography Reference Center.  Choose a biography and select the yellow page of paper for a pop-up of various citation styles.