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Academic Search Premier Restricted Resource openURL Resource contains images Some full text available

A multi-disciplinary database that provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.


Biography Resource Center Restricted Resource Some full text available

Includes biographies and full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers on people from all eras and fields of endeavor. It also includes tens of thousands of images and links to vetted websites.


LexisNexis Academic Biographical Information Restricted Resource Some full text available
Articles from newspapers and magazines
Newspapers
Links to all kinds of newspapers, old and new.
Readers' Guide Retrospective. Restricted Resource openURL
1890-1982.  Index to older magazine articles.

Biographical Information

American Presidents: Life Portraits Resource contains images Resource contains audio Some full text available
Features basic biographical information and "fun facts" about the nations presidents. Includes videos and sound clips.
Biographical Dictionary Resource contains images Some full text available
Biographies of 28,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day.

Biographical Dictionary of Women in Science : Pioneering Lives from Ancient Times to the mid-20th Century.
Shelf Location: Reference Q 141 B5285 2000 Restricted Resource Some full text available
Biographical information for 2,500 women scientists from antiquity to mid-20th  century ( all are dead).  Give several paragraphs of information for each woman and bibliographic references.

Biography and Genealogy Master Index Restricted Resource
 A comprehensive index to biographical sources. One simultaneous user.
Biography.com Resource contains images Some full text available
Has free brief full-text biographies

Contemporary Authors.
Shelf Location: Reference PN453 .C614 Restricted Resource

Current Biography.
Shelf Location: Reference CT 100 C8 Restricted Resource Resource contains images Some full text available
Articles that are several pages in length about living leaders in all fields of human accomplishment. Includes a bibliography
Encyclopedia of World Biography.
Shelf Location: Reference CT 103 E56 Restricted Resource Resource contains images Some full text available
Has several page articles about the 7,000 most famous people of all time. Includes a bibliography.
New Dictionary of Scientific Biography.
Shelf Location: Reference Q 141 N45 2008 Restricted Resource Resource contains images Some full text available


the-artists.org Resource contains images Some full text available
Biograhies of major modern & contemporary visual artists.  Some links lead to fee-based content.

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

Credo Reference Restricted Resource Resource contains images Some full text available
37 biographical encyclopedias on people from all walks of life.
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