Asian Americans: Biography


  • American National Biography (ANB Online) 
    "Offers portraits of more than 18,000 men and women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped the nation." Based on the American National Biography (ANB, 24 volumes, 1999) and its supplements, American National Biography (ANB Online) is "updated quarterly, with hundreds of new entries each year and revisions of previously published entries to enhance their accuracy and currency. The ANB Online features thousands of illustrations, more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references, links to select web sites, and powerful search capabilities." Updated quarterly.
  • Dictionary of literary biography complete online 
    Provides literary biographies written by recognized literary scholars and critics, for more than 143,000 past and present authors, historians, journalists, screenwriters, publishers, and playwrights. The biographies discuss the lives and careers of the literary figures profiled, along with the critical response to their works. Additionally, you can search for essays on publishing houses and literary topics. Illustrations are included.
  • Gale Biography in Context 
    Merges Gale’s authoritative reference content, including  American Men & Women of Science; Newsmakers; and
    Contemporary Authors Online,  with videos, audio selections, images, primary sources, and magazine and journal articles from hundreds of major periodicals and newspapers.
  • Biography and Genealogy Master Index 
    Indexes current, readily available reference sources, as well as the most important retrospective works that cover individuals, both living and deceased, from every field of activity and from all areas of the world. The total number of biographical sketches indexed by BGMI is now more than 13.6 million.
  • World biographical information system .