Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (ODNB)
Coverage Dates:4th Century BC to 21st Century
Provider:Oxford University Press
Access:In-library and remote access. Off-Campus Access Information.
Updated:Three times per year in January, May, and September
Full Text:Yes
Description:Search the full text for people, dates, or events; browse by person's name, contributors, or themes; or get a random biography. Includes biographies with images (in some cases )of deceased persons worldwide who helped shape British history and culture from the fourth century BC to 2012. "In total, the Oxford DNB includes lives of 60,000 people. It incorporates in rewritten or revised form all biographies contained in the Dictionary of National Biography , the precursor of the Oxford DNB , published between 1885 and 1900, and in its supplements, published between 1901 and 1996." (text from Introduction, Volume 1)

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Print Equivalent:Oxford Dictionary of National Biography [Ref. DA 28 .O95 2004]
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Last Updated December19, 2022.