Biography Reference Bank

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In response to a University-mandated budget reduction, the Library will strategically reduce spending on books, journals and databases during the 2020-2021 academic year (FY21).

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Biography Reference Bank contains biographies, obituaries and photographs. Many of the biographies are enhanced with full text, abstracts, and citations. Biography Reference Bank contains the full text of the articles from more than 100 print volumes of biographical reference books, including Current Biography, the World Author Series, Nobel Prize Winners, World Artists, World Film Directors, American Reformers, and numerous biographical books on musicians and composers from throughout history.

Biographical subjects indexed range from antiquity to the present and represent all fields and nationalities.

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