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Best Bet Databases in Biography
  • Oxford African American Studies Center A Best Bet database
    Over 7,500 scholarly encyclopedia articles, from titles like the Encyclopedia of African American History, the Encyclopedia of African American History, Black Women in America, and the African American National Biography.
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  • LexisNexis People A Best Bet database
    Biographical Information on politicians, executives, and more
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  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography A Best Bet database
    An illustrated collection of 50,000 specially written biographies of the men and women who shaped all aspects of Britain's past, from the fourth century BC to the year 2000. 4th century BC-2000.
    Also Known As
    • Dictionary of National Biography
    Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is limited to 1 concurrent user. If you can't get in, please wait a short time and try again.
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  • American National Biography Online A Best Bet database
    Portraits of more than 17,400 men and women whose lives have shaped the nation.
    Access is limited to five simultaneous users. If you are denied access, please wait a short while and try again.
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  • Biography Reference Bank A Best Bet database
    Biographical full-text articles, page images and abstracts from magazines and journals
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