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Posted on: February 3, 2021

[ARCHIVED] SPPL Presents...Gale In Context: Biography

Gale In Context: Biography

Patrons of the Southern Pines Public Library now have access to Gale In Context: Biography, an online database that provides biographies on the world’s most influential people.

Built on a foundation of more than 650,000 biographical entries, Gale In Context: Biography covers international figures from all time periods and areas of study. Users can browse to find people based on occupation, role, or historical period, or search based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth and death dates, or gender. It offers authoritative reference content alongside videos, audio, images, primary sources, and articles from hundreds of major periodicals and newspapers. Best of all, Gale In Context: Biography is continuously updated to ensure users have access to the very latest information.

Gale In Context: Biography is even integrated with Google, so users can save, share, and download content from anywhere and on any device with their Google account.

To learn more about this exciting new resource, call the Southern Pines Public Library at (910) 692-8235 or email us at Or follow along at our Facebook page as we highlight just a few of the many figures from Black history that you can learn about using Gale In Context: Biography!

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