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Reading Intersectionality: Reading People's Lives

Support for the collections in the 2nd floor reading room.


This collection explores the lives of individuals through biographies, autobiographies, memoirs and other forms of literature. 

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A Guide

Theme Guide


Definition of Biography
Ernest Hemingway
Malala Yousafzai
Charles Dickens
Lisa Dale Norton Quote
Historical Figures
Serena Williams
Sir Alex Ferguson
Dorothy Parker

Valley Library Resources

Oxford Database

Oxford  Dictionary of National Biography

The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography offers thousands of biographies that are made available through the OSU Valley Library. 



Encyclopedia of Popular Music

Encyclopedia of Popular Music

The 4th Edition of the Encyclopedia of Popular Music is another OSU Valley Library database that gives readers access to many biographies relevant to popular music. 


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