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Click on the Biography Reference Bank link to go to a resource called Biography Reference Bank. This resource contains full-text biographical information on living and deceased people of note from around the world.
  • Covers over 700,000 individuals
  • More than 36,000 photographs of the subjects.
  • Links to more than 619,000 related full-text articles, as well as abstracts and images from thousands of periodicals
  • Original profiles from Current Biography and World Authors series, and specialist content of Junior Authors & Illustrators.
  • Look up biographical information on a famous person.
  • Compile a list of notable people born in a particular state or country.
  • Identify individuals who have won an important award or prize.
  • Find a picture of a famous contemporary or historical figure.
  • Read about figures of prominence from a wide range of professions.
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