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Biography in Context
Provides biographical information on more than 335,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines.
Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), All Branch Libraries, Outside the Library
Subjects: Reference; Biography
(Bolded items are subjects for which this is a recommended resource)
Notes: Biography in Context is a comprehensive database of biographical information on more than 335,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. It combines more than 422,000 biographies from respected Gale Group sources such as Contemporary Authors, Encyclopedia of World Biography, and Newsmakers, with full-text articles from nearly 300 periodicals.
Dates of Coverage: N/A
Update Frequency: Periodically
Print Equivalent: The New York Public Library owns print editions of many of the resources included in the Biography in Context. Check the Library Catalog for library holdings.
Provider: Gale Group
Output Type: Print, Email, Download