Library Databases By Subject

Biography

  • Academic OneFile

    Search more than 7,300 full text journals. Indexes more than 14,000 periodicals including more than 9,000 peer-reviewed journals.

  • Academic Search Premier

    Search more than 6,100 full-text journals. Abstracting and indexing for more than 13,800 journals, including 12,200 that are peer-reviewed.

  • ArchiveGrid

    Search for archival collection descriptions about historical documents, personal papers, and family histories held in archives throughout the world.

  • Biography Index Retrospective

    Index to biographical materials about more than 300,000 asked-about public figures. Coverage: 1946-1983.

  • Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online

    Provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.

  • History Reference Center

    History Reference Center is a full text history reference database containing historical encyclopedias, non-fiction books, historical documents, biographies, and full text journals.

  • JSTOR

    The JSTOR Arts & Sciences I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, & XIII Collections provide perpetual archival access to the complete back runs of hundreds of electronic full text journals. However, up to the last three to five years of the issues may not be not included.

  • LexisNexis Academic

    LexisNexis Academic Universe provides full text access to news, business, legal, medical, and reference resources.

  • Literary Reference Center Plus

    Full text database useful for finding literary criticism, poems, short stories, author biographies, and plot summaries. Includes more than 400 full text journals. Also includes Magill's Literary Annuals and other Magill publications on literature.

  • ProQuest Research Library

    Searchable database of over 6,000 periodical titles covering a wide range of academic subjects. Over 4,600 periodicals are full text.

  • Reference Universe

    Reference Universe is a great place to begin your research. The database searches the indexes of more than 40,000 electronic and print reference works (encyclopedias, dictionaries, etc.), and it provides links to the full text or to bibliographic citations of articles in these reference works. Essentially this database is an index to the articles in books and ebooks which the Biola Library owns or to which it subscribes.

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