Get Up Close and Personal with the World’s Most Influential People

The challenges, motivations, successes, and failures of history’s notables can be educational and inspiring to researchers and Biography In Context offers authoritative reference content alongside magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and a vast array of images. The research tool covers more 400,000 international figures and is continuously updated to ensure that researchers have access to the very latest information on everyone from Abraham Lincoln to Donald Trump.

For those who are more visual learners, Biography In Context offers images on the homepage that have hot spots that when scrolled-over show additional content and details associated with that image. This is a feature exclusive to this research tool.

Biography In Context allows you to take on your research with the support of the most highly respected sources including millions of full-text articles drawn from hundreds of periodical and newspapers including The New York Times, USA Today, Daily Mail (London), and Globe and Mail (Canada).

Come face-to-face with your subjects via engaging videos, audio selections, and images of yesterday’s and today’s most studied figures. Get to know your idol by giving this resource a whirl here or for more information, contact your closest library location.

Biography in Context