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Biography and Genealogy Master Index CASE Ref CT214.B56
1992-2003 and supplementsA consolidated index to biographical sketches in current and retrospective biographical dictionaries
Biography Index CASE Ref CT100.B56 1946-1999
"A cumulative index to biographical material in books and magazines."
New York Times Obituaries Index CASE Ref CT213 .N47
In the First Person: Index to Letters, Diaries, Oral Histories, and other Personal Narratives
Coverage: varies. An index to personal narratives of diverse groups and ordinary people as well as those of the well-published and famous.
American National Biography
Coverage: 900-present. This is the authoritative biographical source for Americans who died prior to 1996.
Biographical Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa
Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography
Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.
Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
Coverage: varies. Explores the history of Canada's inhabitants and their culture.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
2004 ed. with updates. Biographies of people who have shaped the British Isles and beyond, from earliest times to 2001.
Who`s Who among African Americans
2005 ed. (18th ed) Provides biographical and career details on more than 20,000 notable African American individuals, including leaders from sports, the arts, business, religion and more.
Literature Resource Center
Coverage: varies. Covers biographies, literary criticism and journals in fields of literature, language, linguistics and folklore for all modern languages.
Marquis Who`s Who on the Web
1985+ Features comprehensive profiles on over 1.4 million of the most accomplished individuals from all fields of endeavor including: government, business, science and technology, the arts, entertainment, and sports. Includes most of the Marquis Who`s Who titles such as Who`s who in America, Who`s who in the world, Who was who in America, and many other titles.