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Online Reference Books: Biography

An online library of hundreds of magazines, newspapers, maps, charts, research and reference books that are available to Newburgh and RCLS patrons.

American Men & Women of Science, 24th ed., 8 vols., 2008 (eBook)

American Men & Women of Science: A Biographical Directory of Today's Leaders in Physical, Biological, and Related Sciences provides information on the significant players in the physical, biological and related sciences. Each edition includes biographical entries on approximately 120,000 living scientists, providing birthdate; birthplace; field of specialty; education; honorary degrees; current position; professional and career information; awards; memberships; research information; and addresses for each entrant where available. 

For use in the library (no card necessary), or from home with a valid Newburgh library card number.

Encyclopedia of World Biography. 2nd edition

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture. For use in the library (no card necessary), or from home with a valid Newburgh library card number.