Biographical & Historical Information Databases

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Biography in Context (Gale)

A comprehensive database of biographical information on more than 185,000 people throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. 

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Explora Public Libraries

Explora Public Libraries (EBSCO)

Explora provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books, including primary source documents, news articles, and Associated Press videos.

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History Reference Center (EBSCO)

Provides access to full-text articles in more than 2,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, and more than 130 leading history periodicals. Also includes historical documents, biographies, photos and maps, plus historical videos.

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Lincoln Library Biography and History Collection

These six databases provide biographical information on sports champions, Greek and Roman mythological figures, men and women who shaped the world, important people and events in American history, and biographies of people around the world. All six databases can be searched at the same time. 

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Texas Reference Center

Comprehensive database containing full-text journals, publications, newspapers, books and primary source documents covering Texas history, ethnic & cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, biographies, public health, business as well as home & garden and sports & leisure. 

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