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Online Databases

Biography Ref Bank Select "Wilson’s largest biography database has combined the in-depth, original profiles of Wilson Biographies Plus Illustrated, plus the thorough periodicals coverage of Biography Index, full-text articles, page images, and abstracts from the complete range of Wilson databases (including biographical profiles, feature articles, interviews, essays, book reviews, performance reviews, speeches, or obituaries). With links to every article focused on any individual in nearly every WilsonWeb database, Biography Reference Bank offers a breadth and depth of information you’ll find in no other biography database. It covers over 500,000 people and includes over 36,000 images!"

Biography and Genealogy Master Index Locates biographical information on thousands of people.

Contemporary Authors Biographical and bibliographic information on writers, journalists, editors, etc. Full text.

LexisNexis - Biographical Information Use the Research People search box (may have to scroll down to the bottom of the screen.

Internet Resources

Authors/Scientists

American Authors on the Web Chronological listing of american authors.

National Inventors Hall of Fame Brief biographies of those inventors who have been inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Nobel Prize Laureates Biographies and links on Nobel winners. Part of the Nobel Prize Internet Archive.

Women's Resources

Celebrating Women's History Biographies for 80+ women from Gale Research.

Women in Congress This site contains a brief biography and a photograph for all women who have served or are currently serving in the House of Representatives or Senate.

Distinguished Women Biographies of accomplished women past and present. Searchable by name and subject.

Women and Gender Studies - Resource by Subject

General Resources

Biography.com Online version of the magazine. Short biographies, includes sections for related links and people.

Omnibiography.com The largest directory of biographies available on the web containing information on 110,000+ people from antiquity to the present time.

Political

Presidents of the U.S. Internet Public Library bios of presidents. Provides background information, election results, and notable events.

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