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Biography Reference Bank This link opens in a new window
Includes in-depth, original profiles, thorough periodicals coverage, full-text articles, page images, and abstracts (including biographical profiles, feature articles, interviews, essays, book reviews, performance reviews, speeches, or obituaries).
Nexis Uni This link opens in a new window
Search by Content Type "People, Places and Things" for biographical information about public figures. Also has thousands of full-text sources including newspapers, wires, transcripts, newsletters, magazines, trade journals; also industry news, company information, law reviews, court decisions. Coverage dates vary. Former name: Academic Universe.