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View Digitized Biographical Articles

If a digitized biographical article to the corresponding biographical entry is available and your institution holds a subscription to the archive, a book icon will appear next to the archive name in your biographical results list. It is possible to view the digitized biographical articles from the biographical entry page. By clicking the link "View Digitized Article(s) from Archive" the available digitized article(s) will be displayed.

The page with the digitized biographical article will give you short information on the person and the source. The actual number of images which are available on this person is displayed at the top and bottom of the image. You can navigate through the digitized microfiche images by using the next and previous arrows. You may also jump to a specific image by entering the image number into the text box between the two arrows and selecting the "GO" button.

If you do not see the link "View Digitized Article(s) from Archive" to access the digitized biographical articles, or if you do not see all digitized biographical articles which are mentioned in a biographical entry, this could have the following reason:

Your institution does not hold a subscription to the respective Biographical Archive of this record. To check the availability of biographical archives to your institution click on the link to your subscription details on the Basic Search (Homepage) of WBIS Online and compare if you have rights to access this information.

As an explanation:

The field "Archive" in a biographical entry shows, in which Biographical Archive a digitized biographical article was published. Biographical Archives can be published in several parts. These parts are marked by roman numbers, eg "Deutsches Biographisches Archiv I", "Deutsches Biographisches Archiv II" and "Deutsches Biographisches Archiv III". The information in which part of a Biographical Archive a biographical article was published is given in the field "Fiche location" of the biographical entry. After the information on the part in roman numbers you will find information on fiche number and page (frame) number, eg. I 1,40-93; II 1,34; III 1,4-8

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