Online Databases

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Internet Resources


American Authors on the Web Chronological listing of American authors.

National Inventors Hall of Fame Brief biographies of those inventors who have been inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Nobel Prize Laureates Biographies and links on Nobel winners. Part of the Nobel Prize Internet Archive.

Women's Resources

Women in Congress This site contains a brief biography and a photograph for all women who have served or are currently serving in the House of Representatives or Senate.

Distinguished Women Biographies of accomplished women past and present. Searchable by name and subject.

Women and Gender Studies - Resource by Subject

General Resources Online version of the magazine. Short biographies, includes sections for related links and people. The largest directory of biographies available on the web containing information on 110,000+ people from antiquity to the present time.


Presidents of the U.S. Internet Public Library bios of presidents. Provides background information, election results, and notable events.

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