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Biography in Context

Biography in Context delivers outstanding research support with nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography. It offers media-rich content in context that is updated daily including 600,000+ biographies covering more than 525,000 individuals; 170+ award-winning Gale reference titles; 50,000 new or updated bios added annually in addition to daily updates to account for awards and events; integrated reference material, periodical information and multimedia content; hundreds of hand-crafted topic pages covering the highest-interest features. Also included is the Lives &​ Perspectives Collection supporting high-school curricula and university coursework by providing multidisciplinary content on notable figures and the societal forces that have shaped their lives. The integration of this collection provides first-time-ever access to 160,000 bios drawn from: American Men &​ Women of Science, Encyclopaedia Judaica, Governments of the World, Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History, and nearly 40 other respected titles from Macmillan Reference USA, Charles Scribner's Sons and Gale.