Biography Reference Bank (H.W. Wilson)

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Comprehensive Biographical Resource for All Disciplines

Offering the in-depth, original profiles of Current Biography and World Authors series, the thorough periodical coverage of Biography Index, and the specialist biographical content of Junior Authors & Illustrators, this database contains biographical full text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals—providing the most current coverage of an individual’s life and work.

Relevant Searching

Biography Reference Bank allows you to quickly find the content you are looking for. Search result limiters in this database include occupation/activity, gender, place of origin, birth day or month, and lifespan.


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