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Scientist Spotlight Biography Resources

This guide includes resources that can be used in writing biographies for the Council on Science and Technology's Scientist Spotlights


This guide provides resources for creating biographies of scientists nominated for the Council on Science  and Technology's Scientist Spotlight.

When using the internet to find sources for biographical information, please consider the reliability of the source. Cornell University Library has created a nice overview for Critically Analyzing Information Sources and Wikipedia has very thorough guidelines on Reliable Sources. When in doubt, consult a librarian.

Getting Help

If you would like assistance or to schedule a research consultation, Princeton University Library's STEM and History of Science Librarians are happy to help. Schedule an appointment using the links below.

Alain St. Pierre | Librarian for History, History of Science, and African Studies

Emily Wild | Chemistry, Geosciences, and Environmental Studies Librarian

Kelee Pacion | Biology Librarian and Interim Head of Science and Engineering Operations

Meghan Testerman | Behavioral Sciences Librarian

Wangyal Shawa | Maps and GIS Librarian

Willow Dressel | Engineering Librarian