Biography & People Finders

American National Biography (Oxford)
This illustrated online database offers portraits of more than 19,000 men and women — from all eras and walks of life — whose lives have shaped the nation. Also featured are more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references and links to select web sites.

Biography In Context (Gale)
Search for biographies, full text articles, and images for current and historic people from all eras and fields of endeavor.

Biography Reference Bank (EBSCO)
This large biographical database provides profiles, feature articles, interviews, essays, book reviews, performance reviews, speeches, and obituaries.

DemographicsNow (Gale)
A comprehensive business and residential search tool that facilitates market reserach reports. Also available are demographic reports of interest to businesses and people writing business plans.

International Telephone Directories (website)
This site offers directory services for over 187 countries.

Marquis Biographies Online (Marquis Who’s Who)
Features 1.5 million biographies from twenty-four Marquis Who’s Who titles since 1985, plus historical biographies from Who Was Who in America covering the period 1607-1985.

ReferenceUSA (Infogroup)
The #1 source of information on businesses and people for researchers, students, job seekers and government agencies.

Telephone Prefix Locator (website)
Have a mystery phone number from the U.S., Canada, or the Caribbean?  Find out where it’s located using this site, which allows 20 lookups within a 48-hour period.

United States Postal Service (website)
Find a zip code, track a package, calculate postage or find a post office using this official site.