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Biographical Information: Other General Resources
This guide will show you the best ways to find information about people, be they authors, scholars, historical figures or contemporary newsmakers.
With over 18,000 full-text biographies, many of which include illustrations. In addition 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references and links to selected websites are available. Also includes articles from The Oxford Companion to United States History to provide historical and social context.
Wiki resource that "covers more than 33,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day." Can be searched by birth years, death years, positions held, professions, literary and artistic works, achievements, and other keywords.
Online revision of set originally published in 1973 by McGraw Hill. Includes approximately 2,500 more entries than the first, with more women and multicultural and international coverage, bringing the total to approximately 8,000 biographies from every part of the world and from all time periods. Includes thousands of photos. 30 vols.