Biography Online Research
African American Studies Center
Contains over 5,000 biographies, more than 7,500 articles, and hundreds of maps, documents, images, timelines, Web sites, and charts and tables of African-American life, history and culture.
Biography - DCPL Virtual Reference Collection
Searchable eBooks, geared toward children and teens, offering biographical entries on a wide range of people.
Biography in Context
Integrates biographies with related full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals, as well as thousands of images and links to hand-picked Web sites. Search for people—both current and historic from all eras—based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates, and places or gender.
Literature Resource Center
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.
Oxford Art Online
The entire 34 volumes of The Dictionary of Art, including artist biographies. Topics covered include the fine arts (architecture, painting and sculpture) and decorative arts (ceramics, furniture, glass, jewelry, interior design and textiles) of world cultures, countries and regions.
Oxford Music Online
The full text of the printed editions of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. It also includes notated music examples and links to images and sound. Articles are reviewed regularly to reflect the most current advances in music scholarship.
Who's Who Among African Americans
Provides biographical and career details on more than 20,000 notable African-American individuals, including leaders from sports, the arts, business, religion and more.