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Biography Reference Center

Articles about a person’s life, from reliable reference sources such as Biography and Biography Today. In addition to keyword search, users can locate biographies by occupation, nationality, gender, and birthplace.

Consumer Reports

Includes product comparisons with expert unbiased ratings and reviews.

Issues and Controversies

Find pro and con viewpoints of different topics and current events, charts, graphs, and statistics.

Literary Research

Read literary critiques, author biographies, book synopses, and classic novels.

Reference Shelf Current Events

Comprehensive and balanced coverage of current events by carefully selected articles and documents for students and adult researchers.

Vocational Guidance

Provides educational requirements, salaries, and outlooks for different professions.

Biography Reference Bank

Biographical articles from today’s leading magazines and journals, and a searchable collection of more than 35,000 images.

Country Reports

Learn about any country’s history, culture, geography, government, and more.

Legal Information Reference Center

Includes legal information for the general public, full-text Nolo legal reference books, and state-specific legal forms.

Magazine Article Index

Read, email, and print full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers.

Social Issues Research Sources

Locate full-text documents on different social issues from magazines, newspapers, government documents, books, and other primary sources.


Browse a worldwide catalog of library materials and academic journals.