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African American Music Reference   About African American Music Reference  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Covers several forms of black American musical expression. The current release includes essays, images and biographical information from various reference sources.


Contemporary Black Biography   About Contemporary Black Biography  UTK Users (w/NetID)


Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online   About Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.


Gale's Literary Index   About Gale`s Literary Index  All Users
Author and title index to all Gale literary criticism sources; also has literary biography


Grove Encyclopedia of American Art   About Grove Encyclopedia of American Art  UTK Users (w/NetID)


Klapp Online 1991-2011   About Klapp Online  UTK Users (w/NetID)


Literature Online (LION)   About Literature Online (LION)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
A fully searchable library of more than 300,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, plus biographies, bibliographies and key secondary sources. Limited to 4 simultaneous users.


Literature Resource Center   About Literature Resource Center  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline.


Oxford Dictionary of National Biography   About Oxford Dictionary of National Biography  UTK Users (w/NetID)
50,000 biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles, from the earliest times to the year 2000. Please Logout when finished.


Something About the Author Online   About Something About the Author Online  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Provides online access to all volumes ever printed in Gale's long-standing Something About the Author series, which examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults and is the preeminent source on authors and literature for young people.


World Biographical Information System Online (WBIS)   About World Biographical Information System Online  (WBIS)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
A comprehensive biographical resource with full-text articles in original typography. Information is grouped into different archives focused on a specific country or language/cultural area.


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International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's Who   About International Year Book and Statesmen`s Who`s Who  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Provides basic information on countries, territories, federal states, international and national organizations, and biographical profiles the most important people in the world today. Click Sign out when finished.


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