On the shelves at the QAK Senior Library we have a large collection of Biographies. Use the Visual Search option to see them all.
Ebsco . This includes the following resources:
Arab World Research Source
Communication and Mass Media Studies
Ebsco Host Research Databases
Econ Lit full text
Urban Studies Abstracts
SIRS Issues Researcher
Special Interest Resources
American Film Institute Catalog
The American Film Institute Catalog is a premier resource for studying American motion pictures. The database includes all films produced in the United States from 1892 to 1973. It also includes records for the Institute’s Top Ten Films for the years 2000 to 2007.
Early English Books Online
Early English Books Online (EEBO) covers the first books published in English through the 17th Century. It contains titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640), Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700), and the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661) collection.
FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Plus
FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals offers in-depth coverage of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals. It contains article citations from more than 345 periodicals. There are links from the FIAF index records to the full-text of the article within the database where available.
International Index to Music Periodicals
International Index to Music Periodicals Full Text (IIMP) provides indexing and abstracts for over 470 international music periodicals from over 30 countries. The database currently includes over 900,000 records, mostly after 1996
International Index to the Performing Arts
International Index to Performing Arts (IIPA) provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 international periodicals. The database includes over 500,000 records, the majority of which index articles after 1998.
Music & Performing Arts
Music Online is a comprehensive database of audio recordings, video, music reference, and scores published by Alexander Street Press. Every object in the collection is indexed for subjects, historical events, people, genres, cultural groups, places, and time periods.
Naxos Music Library
Naxos Music Library is a comprehensive collection of classical music with over 170,000 tracks, including classical, jazz, and world music. It also includes information on the different works with biographical information on composers or artists in Naxos's database.
Naxos Music Library Jazz
Naxos Music Library Jazz (NMLJ) offers a selection of jazz legends and contemporary jazz. It includes famous jazz legends and newly selected titles from leading independent labels that are added every month.
Naxos Spoken Word Library
Naxos Spoken Word Library contains audio recordings of the world's greatest literature including classic novels, plays, and poetry.
Naxos Video Library
Naxos Video Library is a streaming video library of classical music performances, operas, ballets, live concerts, and documentaries.
Oxford Music Online
Oxford Music Online combines several important reference works for the study of music such as New Grove Encyclopedia of Music and Musicians , The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, New Grove Dictionary of Opera, New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music.
ProQuest Entrepreneurship delivers vital resources on entrepreneurial information such as video clips, business plans, market research, start-up plans and templates, journal and magazine contents, business cases, working papers, conference proceedings, full text dissertations, blogs, and company profiles.
‘Vogue Archives’ provide access to every issue of Vogue from 1892 to date. It contains covers, advertisements, features, photographs, and illustrations in their original context.