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Databases by Subject: Biography

info African American Biographical Database
Biographies of thousands of African Americans and extended narratives of African American activists, former slaves, performing artists, educators, writers, and more--the famous and the everyday person. From 1790-1950.

info American National Biography online
Includes full text portraits of now-deceased men and women from all eras and walks of life whose lives have shaped America.

info Biography and Genealogy Master Index
Database with hundreds of sources of biographical information on people worldwide and from all time periods.

info Biography in Context
Full-text database of biographies of current and historic figures from all time periods.

info LexisNexis Academic    mobile info
Includes all types of news as well as country profiles, law reviews, federal and state case law, biographies, company profiles and financials (public and private).

info Literature Resource Center
Full-text of biographies, bibliographies, and literary criticism of authors from all time periods covering novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers from antiquity-present.

info North American Indian Thought and Culture  (English, French, Spanish)
Includes biographies, auto-biographies, personal narratives, speeches, diaries, letters, and oral histories on indigenous peoples from all areas of North America.

info Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography provides signed biographies of 50,000 men and women who have shaped all aspects of British history from the earliest times up to the present. It is searchable by name, full text, references, contributors, images, and may also be browsed alphabetically by name, or by themes.