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This digitized collection contains the complete set of the Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie and the first twenty-five volumes (Aachen - Tecklenborg) of the Neue Deutsche Biographie. It provides access to more than 50,000 biographical articles on people in German history from the Middle Ages to the present.
Based on the digitization of the microfiche editions of Biographical Archives series by K. G. Saur Verlag, World Biographical Information System Online provides information on persons, families, and groups from all classes and professions around the world from the 8th century BCE to the present.
Microfiche Search allows users to search for images of biographical articles on a specific digitized microfiche. The Central Library holds the following microfiche sets with full-text biographical articles; see Library Catalog for locations.
•American Biographical Archive I [Mifiche 869]
•Archives Biographiques Francaises I [Mifiche 815]
•Archivo biografico de Espana, Portugal e Iberoamerica I [Mifiche 713]
•British Biographical Archive I [Mifiche 800]
•Deutsches Biographisches Archiv I [Mifiche 712]
•Deutsches Biographisches Archiv, Neue Folge bis zur Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts [Mifiche 889]
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