Montana State University - Home Montana State University Library - Home Ask the Library

Something About the Author

Something About the Author screenshot

Something About the Author

What is it? Something About the Author Online provides electronic access to all volumes of Something About the Author and Something About the Author: Autobiography Series. Multiple search and browse options are combined with an easy format that matches the look and feel of the print originals. Each volume of the Something About the Author (SATA) series provides illustrated biographical profiles of approximately 75 children's authors and artists. This critically acclaimed series spotlights more than 12,000 individuals in entries that typically cover personal life, career, writings, adaptations, and additional sources. Something About the Author: Autobiography Series published 447 unique autobiographical essays by children’s and young adult authors from 1985 to 1998; since then, more than 200 additional autobiographical essays have been included in the regular SATA series. Autobiographical essays average about 10,000 words and discuss the author's career, interests and motivation, among other topics.

Why use it? Find biographical profiles of children's authors and artists

Coverage: 1985 - present

Access: Available on networked computers on the MSU campus in Bozeman and via the proxy server. Unlimited number of simultaneous users.

Vendor: Gale

Subjects: Biography & Genealogy, Books & Book Reviews, Education

Linked Data Topics:
Book review
Related Databases:
Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Ancestry Library Edition
MontanaLibrary2Go Ebooks
Middle & Junior High Core Collection
Book Review Index

Total interactions: 2889

Rank: 168 out of 312 databases

Rating: 3 out of 5 (based on 2889 out of 2196406 total interactions with all of our databases)

Last updated: 2024-06-22 17:35:03

Voluntary Product Accessibility Templates (VPAT) & Accessibility Statements: Gale’s Platform Accessibility Policy


Contact Us