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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Latinx Library Resources: Biographies and Biographical Sources

A guide for studying Latinos/as at the UIUC Library

Finding Biographies: Books and Reference Anthologies

To find biographies for Latinx writers and public figures, you can search a reference database or the library catalog.

You can search the catalog using subject terms like Hispanic American--Biography. You can also try searching by the writer or person's name.

Finding Biographical Information: Reference Databases

You can search these biographical reference databases by the writer or person's name, or using other keywords and terms.

Ask a Librarian

Librarian Contact Information

Please direct comments, or requests to Lisa Romero, Liaison to Latina/o Studies. 

Lisa Romero can be reached at,

Communications Library Contact Information

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