- Biography Resource Center 
Biographies on more than 340,000 people from key reference sources plus full-text articles from magazines and newspapers.
- Access Science 
McGraw Hill’s Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, includes biographies of more than 2000 well-known scientists.
- World Book Advanced 
Search for articles on famous people in this state-of-the-art multimedia encyclopedia.
General Biographical Resources
- Arlington National Cemetery 
Provides brief biographies of people buried here.
- Biography Channel 
Provides wide variety of biographies of celebrities and historic figures.
- Black Biographies 
Brief biographies of well-known African Americans, provided by Gale Cengage Learning Company.
- 300 Women Who Changed the World 
Free resource from Encyclopedia Britannica.
Halls of Fame
- National Baseball Hall of Fame 
Includes brief biographies and historical timelines of baseball luminaries.
- National Inventors Hall of Fame 
Includes brief descriptions of inventors and their inventions.
- National Women’s Hall of Fame 
Located in Seneca Falls NY, this hall of fame showcases leading women from all walks for life.
- Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 
- Famous Missourians 
Brief biographies of famous Missourians, provided by the State Historical Society of Missouri. Includes photos.
- Missouri Authors Directory 
This is a database of living Missouri authors, provided by the Missouri Center for the Book.
- Missouri Government Officials 
Lists of historic state officials provided by the Missouri Secretary of State.
- American Presidents: Life Portraits 
This website provides basic facts, both personal and public, about each President.
- Congressional Biographical Directory 
Directory covers senators, representatives, and other elected officials from 1774 to the present.
- First Ladies 
Brief biographies of the wives of all the U.S. Presidents, provided by the White House.
- Presidents of the U.S. 
Brief biographies of all the U.S. Presidents, provided by the White House.