Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
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Description: The online dictionary contains biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond, from the earliest times to the year 2000. An illustrated collection of remarkable people in any walk of life excluding living people, it includes not just the great and good, but people who have left a mark for any reason, good, bad, or bizarre.
Dates Covered: The fourth century BC - 2000
Types of Coverage: Full Text
Source List: Not Available
Frequency of Updates: Tri-annually
Subjects Covered: Biography
Types of Items: Biographies
Number of Items: As of 4/20/05: contains 50,000 biographies
Vendor: Oxford University Press http://www.oup.com/us/
Publisher: Oxford University Press http://www.oup.com/us/
Other Information
Related Resources: Oxford English Dictionary
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Library Location: 1st Floor: Reference
Call Number: DA28 .D49
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