To search for books in the MSU Libraries on a topic, you will need to use the MSU Library Catalog, which searches for materials owned and located in the MSU Libraries - including books - and also journal titles, government documents, microforms, videos/DVDs/CDs, etc.
What's in the catalog?
What's not in the catalog?
If the book is CHECKED OUT:
If the book is NOT owned by the MSU Libraries:
If the book is NOT available in MeLCat:
MSU Libraries owns many biographies in book format.
Search the catalog by keyword with s:biography as one of the terms.
Here is another example, s:biography and japanese americans