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Biography in Context

Students in 6-12 grade, college and beyond can find biographies on more than 340,00 in Biography in Context. Biography in Context contains more than 435,000 biographies on more than 340,000 people gathered from more than 135 award-winning Gale reference sources as well as full-text articles from nearly 300 magazines specifically chosen for their value to biographical research. Researchers may select a brief summary (thumbnail biographies link) or a more in-depth discussion (narrative biographies link) of the individual. The Custom Search link allows for searching in more than one field - birth/death dates, ethnicity, gender, name, nationality and occupation. A useful feature of this site is the option to e-mail data to the patron's e-mail address.  This resource provided by Discus - South Carolina's Virtual Library.

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