Dictionary of National Biography: Windows
The "Dictionary of National Biography" was originally published between 1885 and 1990, with supplementary volumes appearing throughout the 20th century. The work of reference documents the lives of nearly 40,000 people in its 32 printed volumes. The entries combine fact, anecdote, and personal memoir to interest and inform biographers, historians, journalists, genealogists, archivists, and general readers alike. The Dictionary on CD-ROM opens up a range of possibilities for exploring the content of the books. With this version users have access to precise biographical information and can perform wide-ranging searches in ways impossible with the printed volumes. System requirements are as follows: Windows CD-ROM: IBM PC or full compatible 80386 processor or above; 4Mb free RAM (8Mb recommended); DOS 5.0 or higher; 3Mb free hard-disk space; VGA or SVGA monitor; CD-ROM drive; MSC higher. Microsoft mouse or compatible.
- 01 Jan 1997
- Oxford University Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom