Databases: Biography

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  • Search multiple databases
    Searches AccessScience, Biography Reference Bank, Biography Reference Center, Britannica Academic, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia and Literature Resource Center.

Complete Database List

  • AccessScience
    Online version of the Encyclopedia of Science and Technology with 7100+ articles, 115,000 dictionary terms and more.
  • Biography Reference Bank (EBSCOhost)
    Contains more than 111,000 biographies and obituaries and more than 32,000 photographs of the subjects.
  • Biography Reference Center
    Comprehensive collection of 450,000+ biographical profiles.
  • Britannica Academic
    More than 118,000 encyclopedia articles, 14,000 illustrations and links to related and reviewed websites.
  • Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia (EBSCOhost)
    Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    A collection of encyclopedias including many biographical sources.
  • Literature Resource Center
    Includes biographies of authors from every age and literary discipline.
  • LitFinder
    Includes biographies and pictures of essayists, poets and short story authors.
  • Nexis Uni Directories
    Search for information on attorneys, judges, expert witnesses, government officials, business leaders, scientists, and other newsworthy persons.