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Biography and Genealogy Master Index (BGMI)
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Indexes current and retrospective reference sources that cover over 13 million individuals, both living and deceased. Sources include biographical dictionaries and who's whos, subject encyclopedias, volumes of literary criticism, and indexes. BGMI does NOT index periodical articles or books of biography about a SINGLE individual, but it does refer you to Biography Index, a paper index available in the 2nd floor Reference Collection of Young Library (call number: Z5301 .B5; subscription ends with August 2005 issue), which indexes periodical articles that contain biographical information. (For online access to the articles indexed in Biography Index, including material after August 2005, use Biography Reference Bank.)

Resource Type(s): All Relevant Database(s),  Key Database(s) 
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Vendor Name:Thomson Gale / InfoTrac
Research Guides: Biographical Information, Genealogy, History, Reference Sources
Update Frequency:Updated twice yearly
Special usage notes:

BGMI does NOT index periodical articles or books of biography about a SINGLE individual, but it does refer you to Biography Index, a paper index available in the 2nd floor Reference Collection of Young Library (call number: Z5301 .B5; subscription ends with August 2005 issue), which indexes periodical articles that contain biographical information. (For online access to the articles indexed in Biography Index, including material after August 2005, use Biography Reference Bank.)

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