Biographies databases for Broward patrons
(See in alphabetical order)
Biography in Context - Gale Cengage Learning
Full-text database provides
biographical information on people from throughout history, around the world, and
across all disciplines and subject areas.
America: History and Life - EBSCOhost
Historical and cultural coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Indexes 1,700 journals from 1910 to the present. Some full-text linking available. Also includes citations and links to book and media reviews.
Black Women Writers - Alexander Street Press
Black Women Writers celebrates the many voices of women from Africa and the African Diaspora. Offering fiction, poetry, and essays from three continents and 20 countries, the database gives an unparalleled view of black women's struggles through time.
Credo Reference - Credo Reference
Full text for over 500 reference books covering art, biography, business, conversions, dictionaries, encyclopedias, food, geography, history, language, law, literature, medicine, music, philosophy, psychology, quotations, religion, science, social sciences, and technology.
Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online - Gale Cengage Learning
Over 16,000 biographical and critical essays on predominantly American and British authors from all eras and genres.
Latin American Woman Writers - Alexander Street Press
Latin American Women Writers is an extensive searchable collection of prose, poetry, and drama composed by women writing in Mexico, Central America, and South America. Also included are essays by Latin American feminists and revolutionaries, who address both the universal concerns of women in every age and the distinctive issues of their struggles in the region.
Literary Index - Gale Cengage Learning
Master index to Gale series on
literary biography and literary criticism. It indexes author names and titles, and
provides citations to the print series.
Literature Resource Center - Gale Cengage Learning
provides biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every time
period and literary discipline. Also includes overviews of major literary works, Web links, timelines, Twayne's Authors, and Scribner Writers. Teacher resources available.
Nexis Uni - LexisNexis
Selected full-text articles, broadcast transcripts, speeches, biographies, laws, legal cases, SEC filings, company profiles, statistics, and other sources covering general news, business information, legal materials, medical and health information, and general reference information.
World Book Online Info Finder - World Book Inc.
World Book Online Info Finder contains content and features designed for school-aged patrons' homework and research needs. Based on the World Book Encyclopedia, the site features rich collections of multimedia on a variety of topics, science fair projects; a Biography Center; links to world newspapers, correlations to curriculum standards, 21st century research guides, and much more.