FULL-TEXT DATABASE

Biography Reference Bank

This biographical database offers in-depth profiles from Current Biography and World Authors, the periodical coverage of Biography Index and specialist content of Junior Authors & Illustrators. It provides full-text articles, images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals.

Full-Text Articles, Images and Abstracts

Biography Reference Bank allows students and patrons to quickly find the content they're are looking for. Users can search for individuals based on any combination of occupation, activity, gender, place of origin, birthday and lifespan.

Results can be limited by source type, and searchable indexes can be used to browse by biography name, document type, geographic terms and more.

Notable Sources Include:

  • Current Biography
  • New Grove Music
  • New Grove Artists
  • H.W. Wilson Biographical series (Junior Authors, Composers, World Authors)
  • Library of North American Bio Series

This collection of original content is continuously supplemented with new biographies and updated versions of preexisting articles, giving users up-to-date information on featured subjects.

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Our students love using EBSCO. In such an overwhelming information culture, they are able to tailor their searches so they can get the information they want.

Meg McDermott, School & Community Partnership Organizer, St. Stephen's Youth Programs