Biography in Context

Virtually every course of study — from history to science to literature — is ultimately tied to the study of people. Biography in Context delivers outstanding research support with 600,000+ biographical entries — on more than 528,000 individuals — spanning history and geography. Just like all the new revolutionary Gale In Context products, it’s a curriculum-aligned resource that offers media-rich content in context that's updated daily to meet the needs of today’s user. In it you'll find:

  • Biographies from award-winning Gale reference
  • Multi-media content like videos, images, magazines and newspapers
  • Current historical information
  • Topic pages covering the highest-interest features

Newly Included Collection

Gale In Context Fact Box Factboxes provide snapshot summaries of key information

The included Lives & Perspectives Collection supports 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 an additional 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