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  Biography Reference Bank (H.W. Wilson)
 
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Database Information

"Offering the in-depth, original profiles of Current Biography and World Authors series, the thorough periodical coverage of Biography Index, and the specialist biographical content of Junior Authors & Illustrators, Biography Reference Bank (H.W. Wilson contains biographical full-text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals—providing the most current coverage of an individual’s life and work." -- EBSCOhost Website


Features
Coverage of more than 600,000 individuals
Over 2.2 million records
Links to over 300,000 related full-text articles, as well as abstracts and images from thousands of periodicals
Over 35,000 images
Substantive narrative profiles averaging 3,000 words in length


Search Operators
Connectors: AND, OR, NOT
Wildcards: ? = one or more unknown characters (e.g. wom?n)
Truncation: * = place at the end of a root word (e.g. comput*)
Proximity: <search term> N# <search term> = search terms must be specified number (#) or fewer words apart


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Biography Reference Bank (H.W. Wilson)


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