To look up information about a specific chemists or other person in the sciences, follow these steps for Biography in Context:
Step 1:Type the full name of the individual in the search bar and search.
Step 2: Choose Biographies from source types to find introductory overviews about the person.
To look for chemists, use this second link to open the People Search of Biography in Context.
To use Biography in Context to look for chemists, follow these steps:
Step 1: Use limiters to define the characteristics of your search. If your assignment asks you to do a little research on a chemist of color:
Step 2: At Ethnicity, select a race or ethnicity from the list
Step 3: At Occupation, select at least one occupation. You can choose more than one if your person works in multiple fields, such as chemistry and astrophysics.
Use the Scientists filter to browse or search for a specific chemist.