Biography Databases

Connect to American National Biography on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
American National Biography offers portraits of more than 17,400 deceased men and women - from all eras and walks of life - whose lives have shaped the nation. Updated quarterly.
Connect to Biography In Context on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
This database contains full-text articles from a variety of subject encyclopedias and dictionaries on over 500,000 people from all times and places. Links are also provided to additional full-text biographical information in articles from magazines, newspapers, web pages, and multimedia resources. Updated daily.
Connect to Britannica Online on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Also known as Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Searchable and browsable collection of Encyclopedia Britannica's latest article database, Merriam-Webster's Dictionary, the Britannica Book of the Year, and thousands of links to other World Wide Web sites selected by Britannica editors.
Connect to Current Biography Illustrated on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
All articles, obituaries, and many of the photographs from the monthly magazine which began in 1940. The magazine profiled current headline personalities in 2-3 page articles written for a general audience.
Connect to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Dictionary of National Biography
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A collection of biographies of over 55,000 noteworthy people in British history. The biographies, covering people from all walks of life who died through the end of 2001, provide up-to-date scholarship and are written by worldwide experts.
Connect to Gale Artemis Literary Sources on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Formerly Literature Resources from Gale
Provides the full text of literary criticism and reviews, biographies, original works of literature, multimedia resources, and links to selected web resources on authors and their works. Covers authors from all times and places. Updated continually.
Connect to Gale Artemis Literary Sources on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Literature Resources from Gale
Provides the full text of literary criticism and reviews, biographies, original works of literature, multimedia resources, and links to selected web resources on authors and their works. Covers authors from all times and places. Updated continually.
Connect to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Also known as Dictionary of National Biography
Number of simultaneous users limited, please logoff when finished.
A collection of biographies of over 55,000 noteworthy people in British history. The biographies, covering people from all walks of life who died through the end of 2001, provide up-to-date scholarship and are written by worldwide experts.
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