Selected Online Biographies
The Encyclopaedia of Islam Online includes hundreds of concise, scholarly biographical entries on individuals associated with Islam.
Fifty Key Figures in Islam
Excellent resource for research on the Muslim culture, its people and its teachings. Explores the lives and thoughts of 50 influential individuals in Islam spanning 1,500 years. Each entry includes biographical details; presentation and analysis of main ideas; account of their impact and influence; and list of major works and additional reading. Fully cross-referenced.
Encyclopedia of World Biography
Multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world, and from all time periods, who have made significant contributions to human culture.
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 in three times annually. Includes biographies of 59,453 men and women who died in or before the year 2011, plus 513 ‘Theme’ articles for additional reference and research.