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Online Biography Resources
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Biography in Context (Gale) This link opens in a new window
Biographical information integrating reference materials, periodical articles, and multimedia content.
Biography Index Past and Present This link opens in a new window
Contains over a million article & book citations dating from 1946. Combines retrospective coverage with current indexing to produce a comprehensive biographical resource.
Biography Reference Bank This link opens in a new window
Biographical profiles, plus articles, images, interviews, essays, book reviews, performance reviews, speeches, and obituaries.
American National Biography Online This link opens in a new window
Portraits of more than 18.700 men & women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped the nation.
African American Studies Center This link opens in a new window
African American and African history and culture including biographies, topical entries, primary source documents with commentary, images, maps, charts, tables, and more.
Oxford Reference Online This link opens in a new window
Type the name of a person in the 'Quick Search' box to find entries from biographical dictionaries that cover a wide range of occupations and time periods.
Dictionary of National Biography This link opens in a new window
National record of men and women worldwide who have shaped British history and culture, from the Romans to the 21st century
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Who's Who in the Classical World
Oxford dictionary of ancient biography, covering Greek and Roman history and politics, literature, philosophy, science, and art.