Over 436,000 biographies and thousands of unique narrative biographies. In addition to keyword searching, you can browse key categories, like occupation, nationality, publication, and more than 30 genre categories including authors, current world leaders, and scientists. Courtesy of OSL.
Provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames. It contains full text for plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, literary criticism, as well as author biographies and interviews, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems, short stories, texts, and more. Courtesy of Ocean State Libraries.
Covering the Ancient World, Middle Ages, Renaissance, 17th-20th Century, and Notorious personages, the Great Lives series is a far-reaching view of history, organized around important lives. Part of History Center database.
Contains full text for over 60,000 articles from 399 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, as well as periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information. Courtesy of Ocean State Libraries.
Covers women of historical interest worldwide, from around 3100 BCE to the modern age, from every walk of life-artists, pirates, scientists, athletes, philanthropists, adventurers, politicians, pacifists, saints, and courtesans, even those famous for just being famous. (c) 2002