Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (ODNB) contains the life stories of over 60,000 people who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century.
The website contains fully researched articles, images and audio content.
As well as searching by article title, you can modify your search by person name, place, creative work, statement of occupation etc.
Access: available from the National Library of Scotland’s eresources web page where you can register for free or log in.