You are exploring: VU > Home > Research > Resource

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

This page details a specific electronic resource that has been indicated by Villanova Librarians as useful in conducting research.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
A reference work providing almost 60,000 specially-written signed biographies of the men and women who shaped all aspects of the British past, from the earliest times to the end of the year 2009. State-of-the-art search options, extensive internal cross-referencing, access to articles from the original DNB, and navigation by "themes" combine with rigorous research and scholarship to make the Oxford DNB one of the most innovative and important reference sites available online.


Last Modified: Tuesday, September 6th, 2011