Biography In Context
Over 600,000 biographies of current and historical newsmakers. Includes images, audio and video clips, maps and other interactive resources.
Biography Reference Center
A collection of more than 450,000 full text biographies, including actors and musicians, explorers, historical figures, current world leaders, and many more.
History Reference Center
Full text for more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers. The database also includes full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals and contains nearly 57,000 historical documents; more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures; more than 113,000 historical photos and maps; and more than 80 hours of historical video.
Did You Know?
Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday in September, was first unofficially observed in New York City in 1882. By 1894, it had been declared a national holiday to celebrate the contributions of the workers and laborers to the growth and success of the nation.