• Tie virtually every course of study to the study of people

    Biography in Context offers authoritative reference content alongside magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images. Covering a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers, it’s continuously updated to ensure that students have access to the very latest information.

    Bio Screen


    Scope and Depth

    The challenges, motivations, successes, and failures of history’s notables can educate and inspire students. Biography In Context is built on a foundation of more than 700,000 biographies designed to draw students into new perspectives on familiar topics.

    Authoritative Content 

    More than 170 eBook titles from Gale and its publishing partners include:

    • Contemporary Black Biography
    • Contemporary Musicians
    • Encyclopedia of World Biography
    • Newsmakers
    • Writer’s Directory

    News and Multimedia

    • Biography in Context bring students face-to-face with their subjects via video, audio clips and images of yesterday's and today’s most studied figures
    • Daily newspapers and newswires, including The New York Times, USA Today, Daily Mail (London), and Globe and Mail (Canada) keep students up to date
    • Web-like functionality meets the needs of today’s students and allows them to quickly become comfortable with the product