Database Spotlight: Biography in Context

When you search Biography in Context database, you’ll easily find trustworthy biographical information on popular figures in many industries. In addition to biographies, you’ll find images, videos, audio, news and academic articles, and additional links.

Biography in Context includes information about business leaders, presidents, actors, athletes, criminals, world leaders, musicians, Nobel Peace Prize Winners, royalty, and more! You’ll find info on people such as: Osama Bin Laden, Beyoncé, Andy Warhol, Steve Jobs, Barack Obama, Socrates, Malcolm X, Harry Houdini, Pocahontas, J.K. Rowling, Kobe Bryant , Marie Antoinette,   and more!

If you’re not sure who you’re looking for, you have the option to search for occupation, nationality, birth place or death place.

If you’d like a quick tour, please take a look at this 3 minute video. Questions? Please ask your librarian!