Biography in Context


Biography in Context replaces Biography Resource Center.

Biography in Context puts all formats of content into one-stop views.  It includes reference, periodical, multimedia, primary source content and more. Some notable new additions:

  • Search occupations, nationalities, birthplaces and deathplaces right from the homepage — not just names
  • Sharing tools for any social media app you can think of
  • Citation generation in MLA and APA format
  • Print or email as PDF
  • Search assist for person topic pages
  • ReadSpeaker text-to-speech on every document
  • Translation for Chinese (simplified), French, German, Korean, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish..and back to English again
  • Thousands more photos than ever before
  • Embedded videos
  • Podcasts and audio files
  • Citation generation
  • Advanced search by document type, content type
  • Factboxes on person topic pages

And to top it all off, Gale has rolled all 160,000 biographies from Lives & Perspectives Collection into the  Biography In Context base content set — free of charge. That gives users access to more than 600,000 biographies, all full-text, all the time.

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