Biography Reference Bank
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Biography Reference Bank contains Wilson Biographies Plus Illustrated and Biography Index Plus, in one integrated database.
Wilson Biographies Plus contains more than 95,000 biographies and obituaries and more than 26,000 photographs of the subjects. Many of the biographies are enhanced with full text, abstracts, and citations from H. W. Wilson databases. Wilson Biographies Plus contains the full text of the articles from more than 100 print volumes of biographical reference books published by H. W. Wilson, 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.
Biography Index Plus cites biographical material appearing in periodicals in other H. W. Wilson Company databases and additional selected periodicals, current books of individual and collective biography, and incidental biographical material in otherwise non-biographical books. Periodicals indexed are selected from all subject areas represented by other Wilson Company databases. Biographical subjects indexed range from antiquity to the present and represent all fields and nationalities. Abstracts and full text (in HTML and TextPDF format) are included if available.
The biographies are searchable by name, profession, title, place of origin, gender, race/ethnicity, date of birth, date of death, and keyword.
- Citations? Yes
- Abstracts? Yes
- Full Text? Yes
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