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Credo Reference

New! An essential tool to find background information on research topics. Search > 600 reference books, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, and quotations, as well as 200,000+ images. Must use UH login and password to access off-campus.

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Hawaii Pacific Sources

  • Hawaii Pacific Journal Index
    The Hawaii Pacific Journal Index is a citation index (not full-text) that covers 140 journals published in or about Hawaii and the Pacific. It covers all subjects and includes peer-reviewed scholarly journals as well as popular press magazines. Coverage dates back to the 1890s. All publication titles are available through Hamilton Library.
  • ScholarSpace - UH Manoa
    Open access database containing the scholarly works and unique collections of the UH Manoa academic community, including theses and dissertations.
  • UH Center for Oral History
    Online transcripts of all the Center's oral history projects, available through ScholarSpace, including:

    The 1924 Filipino Strike on Kauai
    Koloa: An Oral History of a Kauai Community

Literary Criticism

  • Literature Resource Center
    This literary criticism database contains review articles for over 130,000 authors and is available through the Hawaii State Public Library System. You must have a public library card number to access. Choose the Literature Resource Center near the bottom of the database list.
 

A-Z Journals List

Find full-text journals and e-books by title and by subject. 

 

Multi-Subject Journal Research Databases

EBSCOhost provides the UH system with a number of databases that cover a wide range of subjects.

EBSCO Academic Search Premier

A multi-disciplinary database that provides full-text for over 4,600 journals. This is the major database for UH system users that covers multiple subjects. You must have a valid UH student number to access off-campus.

List of KCC's EBSCO Journal Databases

A list of 35 EBSCOhost databases that are available to Kauai Community College students. You must have a valid UH student number to access off-campus.

 

EBSCO Subject Specific Journal Databases

This is a partial listing of the 35 databases from the Kauai Community College EBSCO subscription. Use the link in the box above to see the complete list.

CINAHL Nursing
Health Source Nursing Nursing
Business Source Premier Business


Business Searching Interface (for company and industry profiles, and market research reports)

Business
Small Business Reference Center Business
Professional Development Collection Education
ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) Education
Agricola Agriculture
greenfile button Green File Environment
Computer Source Computer Science
Career button Vocational & Career Collection Careers
Newspaper Source Plus US & World News

EBSCO Host Tutorials

To learn the basics of searching EBSCO Host databases, try these tutorials for both general and subject specific databases.  

Sciences

  • Science Direct
    This is a leading scientific database offering science, medical, and technical journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and over 11,000 book chapters. There are currently more than 10 million articles/chapters available with archives going back as far as 1823.
 

Science Direct Tutorial

Click on the image to access the 7 minute tutorial.

Current Issues & Hot Topics

CQ Researcher is a weekly journal that has been focusing on current, controversial topics since 1923. Each single-themed, 12,000-word report is researched and written by a seasoned journalist. It is known for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy. It includes a broad overview of the issue, the historical background, and opposing viewpoints of experts on the subject. There are 44 reports each year and the full-text coverage goes back to 1991.

  • Congressional Research Service Reports
    The Government Documents Department of the University of North Texas Libraries created this searchable database of reports that were originally researched and written by the Congressional Research Service (a federal agency) at the request of Congressional members/staff/committees. The database can be searched by keywords or browsed by subject.

Automotive

  • ChiltonLibrary.com
    The Chilton Library, available on the Hawaii State Public Library website, provides repair manuals for thousands of year, make, and model combinations for the most popular cars of the past 30 years. You must have a public library card number to access this database. Find the Chilton Library link near the bottom of the list of databases.
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