An excellent starting point for both reference librarians and for library users seeking information about family history and the lives of others, this resource is drawn from the authoritative database of Guide to Reference, voted Best Professional Resource Database by Library Journal readers in 2012. Biographical resources have long been of interest to researchers and general readers, and this title directs readers to the best biographical sources for all regions of the world. For interest in the lives of those not found in biographical resources, this title also serves as a guide to the most useful genealogical resources. Profiling more than 1400 print and electronic sources, this book helps connect librarians and researchers to the most relevant sources of information in genealogy and biography.indexed [1st ed., 1976, only] in Biography and genealogy master index). 598 ... Each chapter provides thehistorical context, a biography, an analysis ofthe figurea#39;s philosophy, a conclusion, research/essay topics, and suggestions forfurtheranbsp;...
|Title||:||Guide to Reference in Genealogy and Biography|
|Author||:||Mary K. Mannix, Fred Burchsted, Jo Bell Whitlatch|
|Publisher||:||American Library Association - 2014-12|