The library now subscribes to Current Biography online. This database has more than 15,580 biographies and more than 9,260 obituaries, covering 15,000 individuals prominent from 1940 through today.
All of the profiles and obituaries that have appeared in Current Biography Yearbook since 1940 are available. With more than 15,580 biographies and 9,260 obituaries, covering 15,000 individuals prominent from 1940 through to today, Current Biography provides in-depth biographies of key individuals. Each entry contains 3,000 word profiles as well as up-to-date bibliographic information and is fully searchable.
From politics, the arts, and sports, to science, the world of media and much more, users get the facts on outstanding achievers, past and present. Each entry provides detailed bibliographic information, including profession, gender, birthplace, date of birth, education, race/ethnicity and much more.