Biographical Sources

Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography [Gale]

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Full text articles on scientists, from classical antiquity to modern times.

Allgemeine und Neue Deutsche Biographie

http://www.deutsche-biographie.de/index.html
Dates of Coverage: 
1875 to present

Full-text access is provided for ADB and an index of articles to the NDB, which is shelved at ref DD 85 .N4

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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50,000 biographies of the men and women who shaped all aspects of Britain's past, from the 4th century BC to the year 2001. 2nd edition, with illustrations.

Biography Resource Center

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See Biography in Context.

Database of Dolts

http://www.dolts.org
Dates of Coverage: 
1980 to present

Complete list of individuals and organizations whose brains have shut down

Lives

http://amillionlives.com/

Online Biographical Metapage

Gale Literary Index

http://www.galenet.com/servlet/LitIndex

Sources for biographies of writers in many disciplines.

Contemporary Authors (Biography in Context)

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MLIN

See Biography in Context. Complete biographical and bibliographical information on 120,000+ U.S. and international authors.

American National Biography

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Reliable scholarly biographies of major figures in American history.

Biography Index Past and Present

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Dates of Coverage: 
1946 to present

Indexes articles, books, and autobiographies for people from antiquity to the present and from all fields and nationalities.

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