• By Jacquelyn White
  • Posted Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Database of the Month: Biography Databases

Whether you have a biography report due for school or enjoy "walking a mile" in someone else's shoes you will find our biography databases offer an engaging online experience while giving you authoritative reference content.

Biography In Context
Biography in Context is for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. Periodicals and multimedia content are organized into a user-friendly online experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online
Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres. Comprised of the award-winning Dictionary of Literary Biography series, which over its 30-year history has been dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers.

Biography Reference Center
More than 450,000 biographies, including actors, authors, explorers, historical figures, inventors, musicians, Presidents of the United States, scientists and many others.

Find more great resources for biographical information under our Biography Online Resource Heading.

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