These works are used to locate biographies of important people from all countries.
Garaty, John A., ed. American National Biography. New York : Oxford University Press, 1999. 24v.
CT213 .A68 1999 Hayden Stacks, West Reference
Provides the most up to date biograpical information. This is the successor to the DAB, see below.
Biography and Genealogy Master Index Indexes current reference sources & the retrospective works that cover individuals, both living & deceased, worldwide. Covers biographical dictionaries; who's whos; subject encyclopedias with biographical entries; literary criticism; & other sources.