May 23, 2022

Full Text Open Access Version of the “Dictionary of World Biography” Now Available Online

The Fifth Edition of the Dictionary of World Biography was recently published by the Australian National University Press (ANU).  An open access version of the complete book is available online.2018-06-18_18-21-58

Barry Jones’ Dictionary of World Biography weaves historical facts with perspective on the subjects and the influence they had on theirs and on modern times. Gain a unique insight into the life and times of important identities, cultural icons and controversial characters.

Direct to Full Text of OA Version
Available to download (free) in PDF, EPUB, and MOBI formats.
PDF version is a 962 page document. 

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About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.