This is a list of some of the basic databases to find resources for your subject. For a more extensive guide to doing Biographical Research please see the Biography Research Guide
Enables users to locate biographical entries contained in more than 1,000 volumes and editions of important current and retrospective biographical reference sources.
Biography Resource Center combines Gale biographies with related full-text articles from magazines and newspapers, thousands images, and links to vetted websites.
Wilson's biography database combined original profiles of Wilson Biographies Plus Illustrated, the periodicals coverage of Biography Index, full-text articles, page images, and abstracts from the complete range of Wilson databases.
Biographies of over 30,000 African-Americans from Chadwyck-Healey’s acclaimed Black Biographical Dictionaries 1790-1950.
Featuring retrospective coverage from Biography Index back to its first publication in 1946, it combines retrospective coverage with current indexing. Previous vendor was Wilson.
Short biographical information from these famous Marquis Who's Who series: Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in American History, Who's Who in American Art,and Who's Who in American Politics.
Last Updated June 25, 2012