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Biography Databases: People

Need a biography? Find it in one of these great databases.

Biography Sources

Use the following databases to discover interesting facts about folks of the past and the present.

Credo Reference

Credo Reference has many biographical reference ebooks along with good images.

Gale Biography In Context

Find 160,000 in-depth biographies as well as full-text articles from magazines and newspapers, thousands of images, and links to websites.

Biography Reference Center

Find biographical information on thousands of people.

Need a science biography?  Try Access Science or Science Reference Center

Biography Books in Gale eBooks

Gale Biography in Context

Feature Biography Resource

Autobiographies and memoirs