Monday, November 1, 2010

e-Resource of the Month - Biography in Context

Virtually every course of study — from history to science to literature — is ultimately tied to the study of people. Biography in Context (formerly known as Biography Resource Center) delivers students outstanding research support with nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography. A curriculum-aligned resource that offers media-rich content, Biography in Context includes:
  • 600,000+ biographies covering more than 525,000 individuals
  • 170+ award-winning Gale reference titles
  • 50,000 new or updated bios added annually in addition to daily updates to account for awards and events
  • Integrated reference material, periodical information and multimedia content
  • Hundreds of hand-crafted topic pages covering the highest-interest features
Updated daily, you can access this terrific online reference source 24X7 with your Fauquier County Public Library card.

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