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A brief biography can give background information or help with fact checking in a research paper.
Books provide the most in-depth coverage of a person’s life, and articles provide critical analysis that can be useful if you are making an argument about someone or their work.

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Look here for more biographical information: > Databases by Type > Biographical Sources
'Invisible', Andrew Cameron, The Noun Project

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