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Credo Reference is an online collection of reference books and other materials in numerous subjects.

Resources to Start With

  • American History Online
    Topic-oriented; collection of encyclopedia and dictionary articles, together with primary sources, maps, photos, and videos.
  • American National Biography Online
    Profiles of more than 18,000 men and women from all eras and walks of American life who have influenced and shaped American history and culture. Includes thousands of illustrations, linked cross-references, and links to select web sites. 1999 ed., updated quarterly.
  • Biographies of Women Mathemeticians
    Brief biographies & other resources.
  • Biography & Genealogy Master Index
    Helps locate biographical entries contained in 1000+ volumes & editions of important biographical reference sources. Contains citations for 15M+ biographies on nearly 5M people, living and deceased, from all periods, locations, & fields.
  • Biography In Context
    Contains more than 440,000 biographies on more than 340,000 people from around the world and throughout history. Combines more than 135 frequently consulted Gale biographical sources with more than 325 full-text periodicals and journals, more than 27,000 portraits, and thousands of Recent News briefs on high-interest individuals. Updated continuously.
  • Biography Index Past & Present
    1984-present. Archaeology, architecture, art history, city planning, computer applications & graphics, crafts, film, folk art, graphic arts, industrial & interior design, landscape, museology, painting, photography, sculpture, television, textiles, video.
  • Contemporary Authors
    Biographical and bibliographical references for U.S. and world authors.
  • Dictionary of Irish Biography
    Over 9,000 signed biographical articles which describe and assess the careers of subjects in all fields of endeavour, including politics, law, religion, literature, journalism, architecture, painting, music, the stage, science, medicine, engineering, entertainment and sport.
  • Dictionary of Literary Biography
    Biographic, bibliographic, & critical information on authors and their writings.
  • In the First Person
    An index to manuscript collections (including diaries and letters), oral histories, and personal narratives, held in many libraries in the English-speaking world, mostly in the United States.
  • Marquis Biographies Online
    Authoritative current biographical information.
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
    Concise articles on noteworthy people in all walks of life from the British Isles and their connections overseas, from the earliest times to the end of the year 2000. No living person is included: the Dictionary's articles are confined to people who died before 31 December 2000. Also includes "themes"--essays on groups, clubs, sets, and gangs in British history, linked to articles on their individual members.
 

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