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Biography in Context (formerly The Biography Resource Center) from Gale contains over 600,000 biographies for more than 525,000 individuals from such sources as Contemporary Authors, Encyclopedia of World Biography, Newsmakers (also in Sawyer: REF CT120.C66 1988-2005), Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians (8th ed. in Sawyer: REF ML105 .B16 1992), Contemporary Theatre, Film, and Television, Notable Twentieth-Century Scientists, Contemporary Black Biography, Writers Directory, and Marquis Who's Who.
Also includes the full-text of biographical articles from over 325 magazines and newspapers. Entries can be searched by several fields including name, gender, occupation, ethnicity, and birth/death dates. Articles include links to websites with further information on the subjects.