This Guide was created to help direct you to the many excellent English and literature-related resources available through our library and the other UH System Libraries. It will lead you to print & e-books, to online databases for full-text magazine & journal articles, to streaming films/videos and to recommended academic websites. It is not an exhastive list, but should serve as a starting point for your research. If you need additional assistance, please call (245-8253) , e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or come into the library.
Search the UH Voyager Catalog for Books
Search for Magazine / Journal Articles
The Academic Search Complete database offers full-text access to more than 8,500 journal titles.
Other Article & Reference Databases
Finding Resources on Topics of Local Interest
To find information about local and regional topics, newspapers, magazines, and journals are often the main sources of information . From the Garden Island newspaper to the Honolulu newspapers (current and past ) to indexes that cover periodicals from the Pacific region, the list of links below should be useful to begin your research.
Finding Topics for Research Papers
|CQ Researcher is a weekly journal that has been focusing on current, controversial topics since 1923. Each single-themed 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.|
|Opposing Viewpoints in Context contains 19,000+ Pro/Con arguments and 13,000+ Topic Overviews. A great resource for research papers. Use password hawaii until set up is complete for KCC access.|
|Procon.org is a public policy non-profit organization that offers information on 42 controversial issues.|
|Hot Paper Topics from St. Ambrose University offers ideas for over 45 current topics|
Films Related to Literature & Language
Over 14,000 streaming videos are available through Films on Demand. There are over 1000 films listed in the English & Language Arts subject category, focusing on American, British & Irish and World literature, Drama & the Theatre, Linguistics, and Speech & Communication.
Check out this film, Frankenstein and the Vampyre: A Dark and Stormy Night, a documentary on the origins of 2 of the most famous gothic novels and their lasting impact on modern literature.