Answered By: Stan Lyle
Last Updated: Jan 22, 2016     Views: 8

Rod Library databases such as the following include biographical information about famous people:

1. Marquis Who's Who Includes profiles on over 1.5 million of the most accomplished individuals from all fields of endeavor including: government, business, science and technology, the arts, entertainment, and sports.

2. Biography In Context (Gale) Online biographical reference database in the fields of literature, science, business, entertainment, politics, sports, history, current events and the arts.Biographical information on over one million people throughout history, around the world.

3. Dictionary of Literary Biography (Gale) Biographical and critical essays on the lives, works and careers of the world’s most influential literary figures from all eras and genres. Includes Dictionary of Literary Biography, Dictionary of Literary Biography Documentary Series, and Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook.

4. Oxford Art Online Offers users the ability to access and search the content of Grove Art Online and other Oxford art reference in one location. 

5. Oxford Music Online Offers users the ability to access and search sources such as Grove Music Onlibne, Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford Companion to Music, and Encyclopedia of Popular Music.

6. Biography & Genealogy Master Index (Thomson Gale) Lists books that contain biographical information about people. You will need to check to see if Rod Library owns or has access to the different books. 

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