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Biography

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CREDO Reference  full text icon  
Current; CREDO Reference is the world's largest online reference service, offering access to 622+ electronic reference books on most subjects, including dictionaries, biographical sources, quotations, medicine, literature, music, technology, and many other interdiscipinary sources.

International Who's Who  full text icon  
From heads of state, politicians, religious leaders and ambassadors, to the eminent and successful in business, finance, technology, film, music, fashion, sport, literature and the performing arts, The International Who\'s Who outlines the lives and achievements of more than 25,000 of the most distinguished men and women from almost every country in the world.

Literature Resource Center (LRC)  full text icon  
Current; provides access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline. The LRC covers more than 90,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers, and indexes publications such as Contemporary Literary Criticism, Dictionary of Literary Biography, and Contemporary Authors.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography  full text icon  
2004 edition; an illustrated collection of 50,000 specially written biographies of the men and women who shaped all aspects of Britain's past, from the fourth century BC to the year 2001.

Oxford Reference  full text icon  
Current; the core collection of Oxford Reference Online brings together 100 language and subject dictionaries and reference works published by the Oxford University Press into a single cross-searchable resource. The Premium Collection offers all of the above, plus added functionality and more detailed information across a broad subject range from titles in the world-renowned Oxford Companions Series, to enhance the coverage already provided by the Core Collection. Click here for a list of the publications included.

Print Resources:

Current Biography
1940 - Present. Current Biography provides in-depth biographies of individuals from politics, the arts, sports, entertainment, business, science, and more. ROCK REF 1-SIZE CT120 .C9