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Biography in Context on trial

The Library has Biography in Context on trial until November 5, 2016.

Gale's Biography in Context offers authoritative reference content alongside magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images. Covering a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers, it's continuously updated to ensure that users have access to the very latest information.

Scope and Depth

The challenges, motivations, successes, and failures of history's notables can educate and inspire students. Biography In Context is built on a foundation of more than 700,000 biographies designed to draw students into new perspectives on familiar topics.

Authoritative Content

More than 170 eBook titles from Gale and its publishing partners include:

Almanac of Famous People
Contemporary Authors
Encyclopedia of World Biography
Writer's Directory

News and Multimedia

• Biography in Context bring students face-to-face with their subjects via video, audio clips and images of yesterday's and today's most studied figures
• Daily newspapers and newswires, including The London Evening Standard, Daily Mail (London), New York Times and USA Today keep students up to date
• Web-like functionality meets the needs of today's students and allows them to quickly become comfortable with the product

How to access to Biography in Context?

Access campus-wide and off campus, from the Databases on trial page.

Duration of trial: until November 5, 2016.