This guide will assist you with finding Deaf International biographies. This guide provides assistance in finding articles, using selected databases and websites, and search tips related to this topic. In general, Deaf-related resources tend to be in the HV2300-HV2600 area for books (4th floor including OVERSIZE books), bound journals (2nd floor) and DVDs (1st floor, Deaf Media). However, deaf biographies will be found in different call number areas.
Check out this e-book, It's a Small World: International Spaces and Encounters.
If you have questions, feel free to contact me, Joan Naturale - I am the NTID and Deaf Studies Librarian and happy to help.
Reference Works & Books
Locate interesting deaf people to research.
Collective Biographical Works
Browse through these works to find a deaf person to research.
Gallaudet University Deaf Biography Database
Use this index to find citations about deaf people by nationality, by career, or by name.
Journals & Magazines
Use these periodicals to find more information about the deaf person you are researching.
Deaf Studies Archive
Harry Lang and Bonnie Meath-Lang donated their research papers and articles related to the development of their biographical dictionary of Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences. They included international deaf people in various fields. The Finding Aid Inventory is available. This can save you time as they collected articles about deaf persons which may be difficult to locate otherwise.
A few websites are posted for your review.
Use Google Tools such as Google Books and Google Scholar to discover more works
Find resources related to citing your work properly using APA format.