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Author Research: Home

A collection of sources to use for researching personal information about modern authors.

Best for More Established Authors

The databases below are going to be most useful for older, more established authors.

Bloom's Literature

Bloom's Literature

Username: pitt-sutherhs
Password: knights

Gale in Context: High School

A good general purpose database.  Start here for most topics.

Offsite password: empirelink or sutherland

Something About the Author

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Better for Younger Authors

The databases below are going to be most useful for younger, less established authors.

Websites

TIP: Also, try searching for your author's publisher. 
They will usually have Author Bios and other content.