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American National Biography Online and Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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Database
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General Reference
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31 Dec 2018
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The American National Biography Online offers biographies of more than 19,000 men and women whose lives have shaped the nation, plus thousands of images. 

The prize-winning Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is comprised of nearly 60,000 biographies of figures who shaped the history of the British isles and beyond, written by specialist authors.

Biography, general reference 

American National Biography:

  • Biographies of more than 18,000 men and women, from all eras and walks of life, who have influenced American history and culture
  • Images

Dictionary of National Biography:

  • The national record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century.
  • Almost 60,000 concise, up-to-date biographies written by named, specialist author
  • Over 500 theme articles
  • Images