Guide to Reference in Genealogy and Biography

Guide to Reference in Genealogy and Biography

Language: English

Pages: 386

ISBN: 083891294X

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

An excellent starting point for both reference librarians and for library users seeking information about family history and the lives of others, this resource is drawn from the authoritative database of Guide to Reference, voted Best Professional Resource Database by Library Journal readers in 2012. Biographical resources have long been of interest to researchers and general readers, and this title directs readers to the best biographical sources for all regions of the world. For interest in the lives of those not found in biographical resources, this title also serves as a guide to the most useful genealogical resources. Profiling more than 1400 print and electronic sources, this book helps connect librarians and researchers to the most relevant sources of information in genealogy and biography.












biographical information and citations of sources indicating death. 712. People on people: The Oxford dictionary of biographical quotations. Susan Ratcliffe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. xi, 481 p. ISBN 0198662610 082     PN6084.C44P46 Quotations with sources (sometimes inexact) about well-known persons. Serves as an index to often more irreverent views of the subjects than are offered by the biographical dictionaries. A biographical dictionary of quotations is a similar work. Also

University of New Mexico Press, 1988. 241 p., ill., ports. ISBN 0826310877 979.00497     E78.S7B15 Profiles 45 individuals within topic overviews. Emphasis is on Arizona and New Mexico, and on women whose careers began before 1940. Most are anthropologists, but some are artists, photographers, novelists, poets, or popularizers. Heavily ill. 833. Dictionary of American biography. American Council of Learned Societies. New York: Scribner, 1928–1996. 20 v., 10 suppl., index 920.073     E176.D563

Biographical memoirs of fellows of the royal society. Royal Society (Great Britain). London: Royal Society, 1955–. 49+ vols., ill. ISSN 0080-4606 Q41.L8476 Continues Obituary notices of fellows of the royal society (1932–54), and previous notices were published in Proceedings of the royal society. Vol. 75 (1905) of the Proceedings contained obituaries of deceased fellows chiefly for 1898–1904 with a general index to previous notices from 1860–99. Contains long biographical articles with

biographical sources and includes over 130,000 individuals. Covers the period treated by the original set and extends coverage to sources published early 20th cent. to 2003. Series I only full text in the World Biographical Information System Online (681). Series I indexed in the World biographical index, a component of the World Biographical Information System Online (681), and by the print Scandinavian biographical index. Index entries provide dates, occupation, and full source citation,

1950 through “today.” 1305. La tipografia cinquecentina italiana. Fernanda Ascarelli. Firenze, [Italy]: Sansoni antiquariato, 1953. 259 p., facsims. (part color) Z155.A8 Intended to cover all printers active in Italy up to and including 1600. Arrangement is geographical by region, then alphabetical by city, and chronological by printer. Adequate indexes. 1306. Le Donne italiane: Il chi e del ‘900. Miriam Mafai, Natalia Aspesi. Milano, Italy: Rizzoli, 1993. 403, [4] p. ISBN 881784229X

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