European Figures




Print Resources – OPAC
aka Books!


1.       Start – Programs – Cherokee Library

2.       In Subject field, type name of subject or event


Note: Reference 900s are located downstairs.

Encyclopedias are great starting points!

Isabella I of Spain


Online Resources

Media Center Homepage 
Start, Programs, Internet Explorer to access the Cherokee Virtual Library Page (the media center page)


  1. Facts on File Reference

Person and Subject searches will help you explore different figures’ related historical events.


  1. Discovering Collection

Provides biographical information and images on a particular subject.  Also allows a search for documents through a TIMELINE search.  Ideal when you need to narrow down your topic.


  1. Britannica Online
    Good way to get started.


  1. ABC Clio World History
    Easy to use and provides more in-depth overviews of historical figures as well as related people.




The Web


  1. A&E’s

Extremely brief biographies--good place to start
 narrowing down your choice of talking points.
























Created by M. Cathers, 2/06
Posted by L. Dennis, 2/06