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Help finding and using images online, in print publications, and in Smith's unique special collections.
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Links to scholarly books, articles and more. Results are incomplete and vary greatly by subject. Always use the libraries' research databases for a complete search of scholarly topics.
Biography in Context MLIN [Gale] This link opens in a new windowBiographies from dictionaries, encyclopedias, and magazines. (Formerly Biography Resource Center.)
Background and references to a few good sources
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