Biography and Genealogy Master Index, 2010 Edition

  • Series Name: Biography and Genealogy Master Index Series
  • Volume 1
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  • ISBN-10: 1414433093
  • ISBN-13: 9781414433097
  • DDC: 016.92
  • Shipping Weight: 5.45 lbs ( 2.47 kgs)
  • 1040 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2008, 2007, 2006
  • © 2009 | Published
  • Newer Edition Available

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Overview

The Biography and Genealogy Master Index is designed to help you easily determine which publication to consult for biographical information. Indexed sources cover both living and deceased persons from every field of activity and from every country in the world. Typically current, readily available, standard reference works are indexed. Look for supplement volume updates to this valuable biographical research tool twice a year. These volumes are cumulated every five years.

More than 15 million citations compiled from more than 5,000 editions and volumes of approximately 1,700 current and retrospective biographical sources are included in the Biography and Genealogy Master Index base set and its supplements. In total, Biography and Genealogy Master Index provides coverage of nearly 5 million contemporary and historical figures from authors to scientists, from boxers to fashion designers, from Adam and Eve to Frank Zappa.

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Biography and Genealogy Master Index Series

The BIOGRAPHY AND GENEALOGY MASTER INDEX is designed to help you easily determine which publication to consult for biographical information. Indexed sources cover both living and deceased persons from every field of activity and from every country in the world. Typically current, readily available, standard reference works are indexed. Look for supplement volume updates to this valuable biographical research tool twice a year. These volumes are cumulated every five years. More than 15 million citations compiled from more than 5,000 editions and volumes of approximately 1,700 current and retrospective biographical sources are included in the BIOGRAPHY AND GENEALOGY MASTER INDEX base set and its supplements. In total, BIOGRAPHY AND GENEALOGY MASTER INDEX provides coverage of nearly 5 million contemporary and historical figures from authors to scientists, from boxers to fashion designers, from Adam and Eve to Frank Zappa.

Reviews

"A very important index. Highly recommended to libraries." -- American Reference Books Annual

— ARBA

"Begun as a print product, the Biography and Genealogy Master Index (BGMI) functions very well as a database. It is the largest biographical index available, indexing more than 15 million biographies from 1,700 biographical dictionaries, including new ones as they appear." Booklist, January 15, 2007

— Booklist

"A necessity in major library collections, and a welcome addition to the field of significant finding aids." -- ARBA (American Reference Books Annual) 1999

— ARBA