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Subscription database containing full-text biographical information on people from all periods, locations and subject areas. Includes 600,000 biographies covering more than 528,000 individuals from numerous reference sources (including 170+ Gale titles), plus multi-media content and full-text periodical articles.

Current Biography (multi-volume)
CT 100 .C8 (Reference)
Published 1940-present, contains about 150 biographies annually of people who are prominent in the news and popular culture (emphasis on Americans). Also contains obituaries for people whose biographies were previously published. Includes portraits.

Pseudonyms and Nicknames Dictionary (2 volumes)
CT 120 .P8 (Reference)
Identifies 55,000 original names behind 80,000 pseudonyms, stage names, aliases, nicknames, and other assumed names of prominent individuals throughout the world, across a wide variety of fields, and over time.

Who’s Who. . .
Various call numbers
Who’s Who publications provide basic information on people by geography, occupation, sex, and other categories. To see a list of these publications, go to the Classic Library Catalog, click “Quick Search,” type whos who in the search box, and select "Title (Begins with)" from the drop-down menu.


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Trina Magi
Bailey/Howe Library
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05405


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