Biography

  1. Middle Search Plus

    Can I use this from home?: 
    yes

    Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text
    is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 341,655 photos, maps and flags.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
    Database Funded by: 
  2. MAS Ultra - School Edition

    Can I use this from home?: 
    yes

    Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for more than 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 341,655 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
    Database Funded by: 
  3. Encyclopædia Britannica

    Can I use this from home?: 
    yes

    Britannica Online School Edition K12 offers encyclopedias, dictionary, thesaurus, illustrations, maps, biographies, educational activities, exercises, study guides, and related material for students and teachers (Kindergarten through 12th grade). Included are the Wisconsin state curriculum standards with links to supporting articles and learning materials. There are separate interfaces for elementary, middle, and high school, as well as for teachers.

    Access sub-groups of this resource through the following links

    Created by: 
    Encyclopædia Britannica Online
    Database Funded by: 
  4. Kids Search

    Can I use this from home?: 
    yes

    Kids Search is designed especially for youth in grades K-8, offering an easy-to-use search screen that finds information in several Databases funded by BadgerLink and housed in EBSCO: Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, Middle Search Plus, Primary Search, Newspaper Source Plus, History Reference Center, Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition, and Science Reference Center.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
    Database Funded by: 
  5. Virtual Reference Library

    Can I use this from home?: 
    yes

    Encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

    Arts

    • Arts and Humanities Through the Eras 5v, 2005
    • Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians Since 1990 2v, 2004
    • Contemporary Fashion 2nd ed., 2002
    • International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers 4th ed., 4v, 2001

    Biography

    • Business Leader Profiles for Students 2v, 2002
    • Encyclopedia of World Biography Vol. 24, 2nd ed., 2005
    • Encyclopedia of World Biography 2nd ed., 23v, 2004
    • Notable Sports Figures 4v, 2004
    • Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, Thematic Series: The 1960s 2v, 2003

    Education

    • Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans 24th ed., 2008

    Environment & Animals

    • Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia 2nd ed., 17v, 2004

    Literature

    • Contemporary Novelists 7th ed., 2001
    • Contemporary Poets 7th ed., 2001
    • Modern American Literature 5th ed., 3v, 1999
    • Nonfiction Classics for Students 5v, 2001
    • Reference Guide to Holocaust Literature 2002
    • Reference Guide to Short Fiction 2nd ed., 1999
    • Reference Guide to World Literature 3rd ed., 2v, 2003
    • Writers Directory 2005 ed., 2v, 2004

    Created by: 
    Gale Cengage
    Database Funded by: 
  6. Literature Resources from Gale

    Can I use this from home?: 
    yes

    Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across several major Literature databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.

    Created by: 
    Gale Cengage
    Database Funded by: 
  7. Searchasaurus

    Can I use this from home?: 
    yes

    A collection of resources designed for kids of all ages, including an encyclopedia of animals, a general encyclopedia, and two magazine databases, Middle Search Plus and Primary Search. (A kids' search interface for selected EBSCOhost databases)

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
    Database Funded by: 
  8. LitFinder

    Can I use this from home?: 
    yes

    International in scope, covers all time periods, and contains primary literature content including poem citations and excerpts, as well as full-text poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays. Also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary.

    Created by: 
    Gale Cengage
    Database Funded by: 
  9. History Reference Center

    Can I use this from home?: 
    yes

    History Reference Center offers full text from more than 2,500 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for nearly 170 leading history periodicals, more than 112,000 historical documents, 113,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 112,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
    Database Funded by: 
  10. Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition

    Can I use this from home?: 
    yes

    A rich research database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for 3,089 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, ethnicity, disabilities, technology, biographies, history, science, women, civics and more.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
    Database Funded by: 
  11. Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition

    Can I use this from home?: 
    yes

    A rich research database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for 2,448 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, ethnicity, disabilities, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics and more.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
    Database Funded by: 
  12. Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition

    Can I use this from home?: 
    yes

    A rich research database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for 1,290 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on animals, weather, holidays, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, civics and more.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
    Database Funded by: 
  13. Primary Search

    Can I use this from home?: 
    yes

    Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
    Database Funded by: 
  14. MasterFILE Premier

    Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,750 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975.
    Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, full text from 86,017 biographies, 105,786 full text primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 341,655 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
    Database Funded by: 
  15. Funk and Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia

    Can I use this from home?: 
    yes

    This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

    Created by: 
    EBSCO
    Database Funded by: 
AddThis
Subscribe to Biography