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Profiles living persons in the physical and biological fields, as well as public health scientists, engineers, mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists. Each edition includes biographical entries on approximately 120,000 scientists in the U.S. and Canada, providing birth date, birthplace, field of specialty, education, honorary degrees, current position, professional and career information, awards, memberships, research information, and addresses for each entrant where available.

Contains 17,435 biographical articles on deceased Americans from the 1999 print edition. The ANB includes men and women that were significant in politics, scholarship, science, sports, business, theater, film, and activism. Searchable by keyword, name, sphere of activity, birthplace, birth and death dates, and author/compiler. Contains 80,000 cross-reference links, selected links to other sites, and thousands of illustrations.

Covers individuals, both living and deceased, from every field of activity and from all areas of the world. Indexes reference sources such as biographical dictionaries, who's who guides, subject encyclopedias, and volumes of literary criticism. Also identifies biographical material on people from all time periods, geographical locations and fields of endeavor.

Online directory of biographical information for over 25,000 people. Information is stronger for current icons, but some historical figures and international people is available.

Covers notable individuals from antiquity through 1983. Indexes article and book citations; profiles and interviews with historical figures; obituaries, personal papers and memoirs; and bibliographies from 1946 through 1983.

This biographical dictionary includes all entries from the classic Dictionary of Scientific Biography as well as entries from the New Dictionary of Scientific Biography. The extensive biographical essays focus on scientists from antiquity to modern times, excluding those who are still living.

A bio-bibliographical critical sourcebook of present day African American novelists.

Contains links to a variety of biographical resources, including Who's Who resources and subject oriented biographies.

Online version of the Current Biography Yearbook with over 15,000 biographies and 9,000 obituaries of prominent individuals from 1940 until today.

This reference book features biographical profiles of 166 distinguished Asian Americans who have made significant contributions to American society. For the purpose of this work, an Asian American may be native or foreign-born. If foreign-born, the person has immigrated to the United States, most likely since the end of World War II. If native-born, the person may be a second-, third-, or fourth-generation descendant of an Asian immigrant.

Electronic book with several hundred biographies of figures of the ancient world. Emphasis is on cultural figures and events rather than the political events and figures.

A comprehensive database of biographical information on over 325,000 people throughout history, from around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. It combines more than 427,000 biographies from over 960 volumes of more than 135 respected Gale sources with full-text articles from more than 270 magazines. Entries are arranged by narrative biographies, thumbnail biographies, magazine articles, and websites when available. Searchable by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, gender, birth and death years and locations, and availability of images.

A bio-bibliographical guide to writers in fiction, general nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures, television, and other fields. The LRC includes Contemporary Authors, with biographical coverage of more than 124,000 writers; Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, with profiles of some of the most studied authors; and the Dictionary of Literary Biography, with more than 11,700 biocritical essays on authors and their works. Searchable by name, title of work, subject/genre, nationality, date and place of birth, honors, awards and more.

Database of over 35,000 people, providing basic information and some detailed biographies. The NNDB tracks notoriety of people, both living and dead and links them by their connections.

Includes full-text access to many reference sources in African American studies, such as the Encyclopedia of African American History 1619-1895, Black Women in America, and African American National Biography. The AASC also features bibliographies, interactive timelines and maps, thematic photo essays and image collections, key primary source documents, and selected links to Internet resources. Searchable by name, gender, occupation, geography, hobbies and interests, religion and much more. Among other sources, this database includes entries from Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience (5 vols., 2005). Updated daily.

An illustrated collection of 55,000 specially written biographies of the men and women who shaped all aspects of Britain's past, from the fourth century BC to the year 2002. No living people are included. References at the end of each entry include sources, likenesses, archives, and wealth at death where available.

This electronic book contains brief, introductory information about various individuals who made outstanding contributions to the culture of Western civilization from 1500-1620.

Shapers of the Great Debate on Conservation: A Biographical Dictionary

Features comprehensive profiles on over 1,444,914 million of the most accomplished individuals from all fields of endeavor including: government, business, science and technology, the arts, entertainment, and sports. Search by name, gender, occupation, geography, hobbies and interests, religion and much more.

Indexes the K.G. Sauer biographical archives microfiche sets, reproducing entries from thousands of biographical reference sources from the 18th to the 20th centuries and covering all regions of the world.

Contains up-to-date bibliographical, biographical, and contact information for nearly 20,000 living authors worldwide who have at least one English publication. Entries typically include name, pseudonyms, addresses, citizenship, birth date, specialization, career information, and a bibliography. Contact information includes e-mail addresses where available.