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Biographical Resources

Current Biography
More than 15,000 full text biographies and more than 9,400 obituaries from 1940 to the present. Rutgers-restricted Access
Biographical Databases
"This page lists databases or static web sites produced by state government or their political subdivisions that provide biographical sketches of authors, state officials, famous state residents, etc."
Encyclopedia of World Biography. 2nd edition. Detroit, Gale, 2004. 23 volumes.
Articles with bibliographies on notable individuals from all parts of the world and all time periods. Rutgers-restricted Access
Supplements: Vol. 25; Vol. 26; Vol. 27.
Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, Thematic Series: The 1960s
William L. O'Neill and Kenneth T. Jackson, eds. New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. 2 vols. Rutgers-restricted Access