About Biography Reference Center

Biographical reference collections and magazines, a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, and thousands of unique narrative biographies.

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Key Features

This resource features over 460,000 full-text biographies from Angelina Jolie to Confucius and Alexander Fleming. Information is sourced from many popular biographical publications such as:

  • American National Biography;
  • Biography Today’s Complete Collection;
  • Biography’s Complete Collection;
  • Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography;
  • Hutchinson’s Biography;
  • People in the News Collection.

Use at a library or enter your library card & password / PIN.

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In addition to keyword searching, users can locate biographies of interest by browsing key categories, including occupation, nationality, publication, and more than 30 genre categories, including actors, artists, authors, current world leaders, explorers, religious leaders and many more.

With EBSCO you can also create your own account using your email address and your own password. With your own account you can:

  • Save preferences;
  • Organize your research with folders;
  • Share your folders with others and view theirs;
  • Save and retrieve your search history;
  • Create email alerts and/or RSS feeds.

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