Current Biography Illustrated

Publication Details

  • Time-span 1940 - present
  • Subscription Type SUBSCRIPTION
  • License Information 4 simultaneous users licensed.
  • Publisher EBSCO
  • Languages English
  • Resource Types Reference Source
  • Description Current Biography contains the full text of more than 15,000 biographies and 9,400 obituaries that have appeared in Current Biography Yearbook since 1940. Numerous undated biographies and articles that have not appeared in print editions are also available. Current Biography includes artists, politicians, business people, journalists, actors, writers, sports figures, scientists, and other people prominent in the news. In addition, the articles are supplemented with recent citations from Biography Index. The profiles and obituaries are searchable by name, profession, place of origin, gender, race/ethnicity, date of birth or death, and keyword. (Updated bimonthly)