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America: History and Life database screen

America: History and Life

Index to scholarly articles on topics in American history, such as politics, military history, social history, economic history and more. Time periods range from the Paleolithic to the present. This database indexes approximately 1,700 titles. This source does not provide full text, but it does offer links where available to full text articles through full text sources like Project MUSE, JSTOR, and more. Coverage begins in 1964, but varies by title.


CCSU students, faculty and staff only.
History  |  Biography  | 
Biography Dot Com database screen

Biography Dot Com

Search for popular and historic biographical information.
Available to all users.
Biography  |   | 
Biography Reference Bank (H.W. Wilson) database screen

Biography Reference Bank (H.W. Wilson)

Wilson's largest biography database has combined the in-depth, original profiles of Wilson Biographies Plus Illustrated, plus the thorough periodicals coverage of Biography Index, full-text articles, page images, and abstracts from the complete range of Wilson databases (including biographical profiles, feature articles, interviews, essays, book reviews, performance reviews, speeches, or obituaries). It covers over 500,000 people and includes over 36,000 images. Access is provided by iConn.
CCSU students, faculty, staff, and CT public library card holders.
Biography  |  Reference Works  | 
Biography Reference Center database screen

Biography Reference Center

Biography Reference Center offers a comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full-text biographies, including the complete full-text run of Biography Today and Biography, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases. In addition to keyword searching, users can also locate biographies of interest by browsing more than 30 genre categories, including actors, authors, composers, explorers, figures relevant to U.S. & world history, inventors, musicians, Presidents of the United States, current world leaders and many others.
CCSU students, faculty, staff, and CT public library card holders.
Biography  |  Reference Works  | 

Dictionary of Literary Biography

The award-winning Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online provides comprehensive access to the series dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers while simultaneously satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers, and scholars. The series provides reliable information on authors and their works in an easy to understand, engaging format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. Dictionary of Literary Complete Online includes the main series, documentary, and yearbook volumes.
CCSU students, faculty and staff only.
Literature  |  Biography  | 
Gale Artemis Literary Sources  database screen

Gale Artemis Literary Sources

Includes the Dictionary of Literary Biography, Contemporary Authors, and Contemporary Literary Criticism. You may search each individually, or you may search all three databases with one search statement.
CCSU students, faculty and staff only.
Literature  |  Biography  | 
Grove Art Online database screen

Grove Art Online

Presents the entire text of The Dictionary of Art (published in 1996), updated and fully-indexed, searchable and browsable.
CCSU students, faculty and staff only.
Art and Architecture  |  Image Collections  |  Biography
Grove Music Online database screen

Grove Music Online

Grove Music Online comprises the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd ed., edited by Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell (London, 2001), The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, edited by Stanley Sadie (London, 1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition, edited by Barry Kernfeld (London, 2002). Articles that have been updated since their appearance in print are date-stamped in the upper right corner of the screen.
CCSU students, faculty and staff only.
Reference Works  |  Music  |  Biography
Scribner Writers Series database screen

Scribner Writers Series

Biographical information and essays about writers.
CCSU students, faculty and staff only.
Literature  |  Biography  | 
Twayne Author Series database screen

Twayne Author Series

Criticism on hundreds of years of literature--from Aristophanes to Bharati Mukherjee. Provides critical introductions to the lives and works of approximately 600 authors and introductions to the history and influence of literary movements and the development of literary genres.
CCSU students, faculty, and staff only.
Literature  |  Biography  |