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Biographies: Databases & websites

Searching biographical databases and websites

Trove - About People Gateway for biographical information about significant Australian people and organisations
Australian Dictionary of Biography (Online) Scholarly biographies of significant people in Australian history
Obituaries Australia Published obituaries of significant Australians
Who's Who in Australia    Biographies of prominent Australians
Oxford Reference Online A collection of encyclopedias covering a wie range of subject areas. including Australian history
APAFT    Journal articles covering Australian public affairs and social sciences. Includes many biographical articles
Chronicles Index to sources of biographies of well known Australians (entries in books, encyclopedias etc)
Auschron Provides summaries and citations (references) of key sources of information on significant events and people in Australian history
Dictionary of Australian Artists Online Biographies of Australian artists
Prints & Printmaking Australia Asia Pacific Biographies of artists and online images of many of their works
IEEE History Centre Biographical and historical resources on people in electrical engineering and computing disciplines

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