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Biography Web Links
Useful websites compiled by Belvedere-Tiburon librarians.
A searchable database of over 25,000 famous people, past and present. Maintained by the Biography Channel and A&E.
in Context (In-Library use only)
Biography in Context (Access from home or work; Belvedere & Tiburon residents only)
Comprehensive database of biographical information on more than 380,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. It combines more than 450,000 biographies from respected Gale Group sources such as Contemporary Authors, Encyclopedia of World Biography, and Newsmakers, with full-text articles from nearly 300 periodicals.
Biography Reference Center (Requires MARINet library card & PIN.)
EBSCO's comprehensive collection of more than 461,000 full-text biographies, including the complete full-text run of Biography Today and Biography, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases.
Distinguished Women of Past and Present
Web links to hundreds of biographies of famous female politicians, scientists, artists, etc.
History Resources from PBS
A collection of links to Web sites developed by PBS to support history-related programs, including biographies (scroll down on page).
Short biographies from the almanac and encyclopedia entries available at the Infoplease reference sites.
Internet Movie Database
Search for an actor for a filmography, photo, and biography (if available).
Presidents of the United States
Biographical resource maintained by the Internet Public Library.