Related Biography Resources


Dictionary of National Biography (DNB)

Explore the lives of almost 60,000 people worldwide in this illustrated online collection of academic biographies. This authoritative resource covers individuals who have shaped all aspects of British history, from the Romans to the present day, written by specialist authors and edited by academics at Oxford University. The online edition offers versatile, comprehensive search options across this regularly updated resource, including access to themed articles, reference lists, special features, learning resources, free biography podcasts, and thousands of internal and external links to related articles and other resources, such as Who Was Who and the National Portrait Gallery.

Who's Who (WW)

The highly prestigious Who's Who is published online exclusively by Oxford University Press in a specially-designed online edition which enables readers to explore the rich biographical information of over 34,000 influential people in British public life today. It is an invaluable research tool and offers a unique way of measuring social change.

October 2015 Update Highlights

The October 2015 update of the American National Biography Online sees the addition of Neil Armstrong, Dick Clark, Maria Tallchief and over 50 other biographies to broaden the scope of ANB coverage. The update also includes lesser known figures such as Thea Bowman, Roman Catholic nun, educator, and advocate for Catholicism within African American communities, and urban planner Edward Logue, who played a major part in the redevelopment of Boston and New York City.  Browse the full list of new profiles available.