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Database Information

"Biography in Context delivers outstanding research support with 600,000+ biographical entries — on more than 528,000 individuals — spanning history and geography. Just like all the new revolutionary Gale In Context products, it’s a curriculum-aligned resource that offers media-rich content in context that's updated daily to meet the needs of today’s user" -- Gale Website

Includes biographies for over 528,000 individuals
Features multimedia content such as images, video, and audio

Biographies are drawn from over 40 reference titles from publishers such as Gale and Macmillian Reference USA

Search Operators
Connectors: AND, OR, NOT
Wildcards: * = one or more characters (e.g. comput*), ? = exactly one character (e.g. wom?n)
Proximity: <search term> N# <search term> = search terms must be specified number (#) or fewer words apart

Database Access

Biography in Context

Navigating Gales's Biography in Context
Demonstrates how to use Gale's biographical database.


Introduction to Databases
Explains why you should use databases when conducting academic research.