Current Biography Illustrated
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Description: Full text of the articles from biographical reference books published by H. W. Wilson, including all the articles from all volumes of 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. The biographies are searchable by name, profession, title, place of origin, gender, race/ethnicity, titles of works, date of birth, date of death, keyword, and presence of images.
Dates Covered: 1940-present
Types of Coverage: Full Text
Source List: Not Available
Frequency of Updates: Varies
Subjects Covered: Personal information on individuals; past and present
Types of Items: Articles, biographies, obituaries and photographs
Number of Items: 10/01/05: 111,000 biographies and obituaries and more than 32,000 photographs of the subjects
Vendor: Ebsco
Publisher: H.W. Wilson Company
Other Information
Aggregate Database: On-Campus:
Related Resources: Biography Resource Center
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