American National Biography
Information on over 17,400 men and women. Updated quarterly.
Access to more than 1.2 billion names, primary source documents, census records, and images and a variety of genealogical and historical research features.
Published every year since 1758, a valuable source of contemporary opinion, historical context, and biographical information.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
50,000 biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond, from the earliest times to the year 2002.
Searches biographical information, articles on people-related news, issues or events, and obituaries from newspapers, magazines, wire services, and transcripts. Via Lexis-Nexis Universe.
Biography in Context
Over 600,000 biographies on more than 525,000 people from 170+ Gale Group sources including Contemporary Authors.