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Information Studies 501: Foundations of Library and Information Science: Biography Research

This guide is to assist students in INFOST 501 in their information studies research.

Famous LIS People

  • Alexander Graham Bell
  • Andrew Carnegie
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Bill Gates
  • Charles Babbage
  • Charles Cutter
  • Douglas Waples
  • EJ Josey
  • Eratosthenes
  • Eugene Garfield
  • Frederick Gridley Kilgour
  • Jeff Bezos
  • Jesse H Shera
  • Johan Gutenberg
  • John Cotton Dana
  • Jorge Luis Borges
  • Judith Krug
  • Justin Winsor
  • Marc Andreessen
  • Mark Zuckerberg
  • Melville Dewey
  • Richard Rogers Bowker
  • Robert S. Taylor
  • Samuel Morse
  • Sanford Berman
  • Sergey Brin & Larry Page
  • SR Ranganathan
  • Steve Jobs
  • Suetonius
  • Tim Berners-Lee
  • Vannevar Bush
  • Virginia Boucher
  • William F Poole

Biographical Research Databases

Not Sure What to Look for?

Choosing A Database

Remember that there are two ways to locate electronic databases from the UWM Libraries homepage... 

1.  If you know the name of the database you wish to search, simply click on the Databases & A-Z link from the Article tab. 

2.  You can also locate databases by subject by clicking on the Databases & Guides by Subject link.