This page contains research databases purchased by the library and links to useful internet resources.

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Database Resources for: Biography

  • Biography In Context

    This database combines award-winning biographies from respected Gale Group sources. Biography In Context also includes full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals. Search for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender, or combine criteria to create a highly-targeted custom search.

  • Biography Reference Bank

    Wilson Biographies Plus Illustrated contains more than 95,000 biographies and obituaries and more than 26,000 photographs of the subjects.

  • Literature Resource Center

    Literature Resource Center(LRC) provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. Combining Gale Group's core literary databases in a single online service, the Literature Resource Center covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.

Internet Resources for: Biography


    Search over 25,000 of the greatest lives both past and present on this website sponsored by A&E's Biography. Find videos, photos, games and more. Take a look at Biography's best, see who was born on this day or participate in a discussion. 

  • Popes

    This site provides a comprehensive list and background of all popes serving as head of the Roman Catholic Church.

  • Saints

    This site provides brief biographical information on each of the saints.