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A biographical resource for notable people in American history with a database offering portraits...  [more info]
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Covers all musical genres, with new entries written by a distinguished group...  [more info]
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This resource will cease as of 12/31/2014. Indexes more than 15 million biographical sketches from reference books. Find a citation and then look in the JMU Library Catalog to see if JMU Libraries has the reference book it is in.  [more info]
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A comprehensive database of biographical information on over 480,000 people. Formerly Biography Resource Center.  [more info]
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Essays outlining the lives and careers of authors from all eras and genres, and summarizes the critical response to their work...  [more info]
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Several encyclopedias-in-one with articles and cross references covering music and musicians worldwide. Alternate title: Oxford Music Online.  [more info]
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New 'In Context' interface coming soon! Gale's Literature Resource Center provides selected biographical, critical, and bibliographical information on various literary figures....  [more info]
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Classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics.  [more info]
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Biographies of 55,000 men and women who shaped all aspects of the British past from the earliest times. No living person is included in the dictionary.
 
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Reports independent, factual information on over 13,000 candidates and elected officials...  [more info]
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Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia
 
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