Selected Online Biographies
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Record of individuals who have shaped British history and culture from the Romans to the 21st century. Offers concise, up-to-date biographies written by specialists. Coverage is updated three times annually. Includes biographies of 59,453 people who died in or before the year 2011, plus 513 "Theme" articles for additional reference and research.
American National Biography
Provides comprehensive coverage of diverse individuals who have shaped the history of the United States. Features over 18,700 biographies. New biographies are added three times annually. Entries are cross-referenced to their counterpart entries in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Encyclopedia of World Biography
Multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world, from all time periods, who have made significant contributions to human culture.