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.
Issues & Controversies
This is a trial available to KCC through March 5, 2015. Each issue focuses on a current controversial topic.
Example of a recent issue:
Hawaii Pacific Sources
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 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.
|Health Source Nursing||Nursing|
|Business Source Premier||Business|
|Small Business Reference Center||Business|
|Professional Development Collection||Education|
|ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)||Education|
|Computer Source||Computer Science|
|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.
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.