University Advancement Intranet

Biographical Information

People Search

  • LinkedIn
  • LexisNexis Academic People Search [UW Libraries subscription – links to alphabetic list of databases, scroll down to find LexisNexis]
  • Pipl Searches “the deep web” for personal profiles, public records and other people-related documents.
  • Zoom Info¬†Allows you to search for individuals or companies by name with limited details.
  • Biographies via LibrarySpot. Links to many free biography websites and search engines.

Relationship Mapping

  • Business Week Maps relationships of public company executives.
  • LittleSis “An involuntary facebook of powerful Americans collaboratively edited and maintained by people like you.” Also includes lists and news. (Beta)
  • Muckety Founded by journalists, this site is a news aggregator, using those news items to create relationships between the “muckety mucks” of society.
  • NNDB: tracking the entire world – an intelligence aggregator that tracks the activities of people determined to be noteworthy, both living and dead; at the bottom of each profile is a link to a relationship map

Obituaries & Geneology

Vital/Public Records


  • Public Records Online Provide links to all official state web sites, and those Tax Assessors’ and Recorders’ offices that have made public records available over the internet.