Ask the Library
Hours, Contacts, & Maps
Research Resources Home
Showing all 18 Biography resources
Printer Friendly Version
Biography Resources (all)
Show online only
Show mobile interfaces only
Open Access/Free Resource
American National Biography (Oxford University Press)
A biographical resource for notable people in American history with a database offering portraits...
Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians
Covers all musical genres, with new entries written by a distinguished group...
Biography and Genealogy Master Index (Gale)
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.
Biography In Context (Gale)
A comprehensive database of biographical information on over 480,000 people. Formerly
Biography Resource Center
CQ Press Congress Collection (CQ Press)
Nonbiased analysis of votes and other data relating to the U.S. Congress and its legislation...
Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete (Gale)
Essays outlining the lives and careers of authors from all eras and genres, and summarizes the critical response to their work...
Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford University Press)
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Encyclopedia of World Biography (Gale)
A multicultural biographical source that covers notable indiviudals from all over the world.
Gale's Literary Index (Gale)
An author and title index to 40 major literature series published by The Gale Group ...
Grove Music Online (Oxford University Press)
Several encyclopedias-in-one with articles and cross references covering music and musicians worldwide. Alternate title: Oxford Music Online.
JMU Library Catalog (JMU Libraries)
JMU Library Catalog
is the online catalog of materials in James Madison University Libraries.
Literature Resource Center (Gale)
New 'In Context' interface coming soon!
Gale's Literature Resource Center provides selected biographical, critical, and bibliographical information on various literary figures....
MLA International Bibliography (ProQuest)
Classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Online (Oxford University Press)
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.
Oxford Reference Online (Oxford University Press)
Database of full-text scholarly reference books on all subjects.
Oxford Scholarship Online (Oxford University Press)
Full text collection of core scholarly books in Economics, Finance, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion and Theology. Full text access in those collections is available from May 2006 to most recent update.
Project Vote Smart (Project Vote Smart)
Reports independent, factual information on over 13,000 candidates and elected officials...
Biography Resources by Subject:
A - Z (Index)
Art & Art History
Foreign Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
Media Arts & Design
Philosophy and Religion
Other Types of Information:
Articles (from journals)
Articles (from magazines)
Audio (Music, Spoken word , etc.)
Books / Book Chapters
Current News / Controversies
Help / Research Guides
Maps and Atlases
Market Research Reports
Polls / Surveys
Reports & Proceedings
Statistics & Datasets
Style Manuals & Citation Management Tools
Tests and Test Information
Research Resources Home
Ask a Librarian for Help
Questions? Contact the Public Services Desk
Memorial Hall - ETMC
Center For Instructional Technology
Electronic Resources Terms & Conditions
JMU Privacy Statement
This page may be monitored with Google Analytics.