Sites by Subject · Biography

Research Databases

Biography and Genealogy Master Index
Index to biographical material on subjects from all time eras, geographical locations, and fields of activity.
Biography in Context
Biographical coverage for individuals in literature, science, business, entertainment, politics, sports, government, history, and the arts.
Biography Reference Bank
Profiles, obituaries, images, and related full-text articles about thousands of individuals—both living and deceased.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Search the full-text of hundreds of electronic reference books on a wide range of subjects, including: the arts, business, education, history, law, medicine, and science.

General Sites

African American Biographies
Columbia University links to biographies of famous African Americans.
Online Biographies
Searchable categories include: great thinkers and visionaries, biographical dictionary, Jewish search, distinguished women, authors, and billionaires.