African American Biography Resources-What’s New in Richmond, Virginia

Virginia has long been a premier state for events and people in American history. With the just-released African American National Biography, Virginia can now lay claim to being among the states with the most historical entries on African Americans. According to a recent article in the Richmond Times-Dispatch, this 8-volume print resource has been purchased by the Library of Virginia. … Continue reading African American Biography Resources-What’s New in Richmond, Virginia

Finding Biographical Information

Do you need help finding biographical information on an author or widely-known person?   Use the library’s online guide, Finding Biographical Information, as a starting point for your research.  This guide provides a wealth of links to reliable sources.  You will also find helpful search tips for finding information on a particular person.  Here is just a … Continue reading Finding Biographical Information