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Biographies of ...

Athletes and Sports Figures
Family Life and Growing Up 
People from London, Ontario
People in History

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Finding Biographies at your Library

Books about individuals are placed in the Dewey numbers with other material on that subject. If you are looking for material on a specific person, search in the catalogue by subject, using the individual's name.

Some examples of individual biography are:

    • 610-619:  Biographies of people in the medical sciences
    • eg. 616.462 Ban:   Dr. Frederick Banting
    • 780-789:  Biographies of musicians and composers
    • eg. 780.92 Bee:  Beethoven

    eg. 781. 66 Rol:   The Rolling Stones

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