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Biographical articles from reference books and periodicals. Search by name, occupation, nationality, dates, and more. Click on Person Search to identify individuals who meet your chosen criteria (for example, Native American women dancers or heads of state of Afghanistan). Click on Browse People to browse by biographical category.
Gale Virtual Reference LibraryFull-text reference books on topics including biography, business, history, law, literature, philosophy, religion, and science. Fully searchable and browsable. Type the name of the person you're looking for into the basic search box. Once the results are found you can narrow the search by selecting the Biography link to the left of the screen.