A-Z Databases: General Resources


UH Hilo Access

A

  • Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) (UH Hilo access)
    Over 9,000 full-text journals (about 8,000 peer-reviewed); PDF content for some dating back as far as 1887; searchable cited references provided for more than 1,500 journals.

B

D

  • Directory of Open Access Journals (Free access for all users)
    Covers free, full text, quality-controlled scientific and scholarly journals.
  • Dissertations and Theses from ProQuest (Licensed for UH Hilo users only)
    Online access to full text of doctoral dissertations and graduate theses from universities around the world, including all campuses of the University of Hawaiʻi.

E

  • Ebook Central (UH Hilo access)
    Ebook collection from ProQuest of almost 200,000 full-text academic titles. Search within the complete text of each title. Access is online from any web-enabled computer. Create an Ebook Central account (not required) to download books for offline access and other features. Titles also listed in LibCat.
  • Ebook Public Library Collection (EBSCO) (UH Hilo access)
    Ebook collection of full-text titles with unlimited access designed specifically for public libraries (non-academic). Featuring fiction and nonfiction titles for adults and juveniles.
  • Encyclopædia Britannica (UH Hilo access)
    Entire set of encyclopedia volumes, with additional e-content.
  • Encyclopedia of Associations (UH Hilo access)
    Ebook collection of three directories:
    • International Organizations
    • National Organizations of the U.S.
    • Regional, State, and Local Organizations

F

  • Films on Demand (UH Hilo access)
    Provides educational videos in streaming video format. Searchable by title and segment. Each video has closed captioning and a transcript.
  • Fuente Académica (EBSCO) (UH Hilo access)
    Index of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. There are detailed abstracts in multiple languages and comprehensive indexing of every article. Includes full text for more than 500 publications.
  • Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO) (UH Hilo access)
    Over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

G

J

  • JSTOR (UH Hilo access)
    Access to select full-text academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in multiple disciplines. Archived journal coverage is from first issue of each title, but usually does not include current content.

L

  • Learning Express (EBSCO) (UH Hilo access)
    Test preparation and study guide source, including practice tests, tutorials, and flashcards.  Set up an account to practice for the GRE, SAT, and other tests.  There are also short courses on computer skills, finance, and other college and study skills.

M

  • MAS Complete (EBSCO) (UH Hilo access)
    Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full-text popular high school magazines, reference books, image files, and primary source documents.
  • MasterFILE Complete (EBSCO) (UH Hilo access)
    Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full-text for general reference publications and primary source documents, as well as an extensive image collection.
  • Middle Search Plus (EBSCO) (UH Hilo access)
    Full-text of more than 140 middle school level magazines. Also contains biographies and historical essays, primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.

P

  • Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO) (UH Hilo access)
    Full-text database designed to provide students with a series of controversial essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Essays provide questions and materials for further thought and study and are accompanied by thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top academic and popular journals. Interface is browseable by subject.
  • Primary Search (EBSCO) (UH Hilo access)
    Full-text for more than 70 popular magazines for elementary school students, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.
  • Project Gutenberg (Free access for all users)
    Free ebooks in the public domain, most with copyright dates before 1930.
  • Project MUSE (UH Hilo access)
    Full-text of more than 100 journals in the humanities and social sciences as well as hundreds of full-text ebooks from university presses.

S

  • Sage Journals (Licensed for UH Hilo users only)
    Peer-reviewed journals in a variety of disciplines. Backfile access only; through 2018 for select titles. Check "Find a Journal Title" for specific titles and coverage dates.

T

  • TOPICsearch (EBSCO) (UH Hilo access)
    Contains full text for more than 90,000 articles from nearly 250 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers; EBSCO's unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information. Use the drop-down menus for Current Events or Topics to easily locate relevant articles.

W

  • Wiley Online Library (Licensed for UH Hilo users only)
    Current subscription access to several core titles. Backfile access through 2012 for other titles. Check "Find a Journal Title" for specific titles and coverage dates.

Hawaiʻi CC Access

A

  • Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Over 9,000 full-text journals (about 8,000 peer-reviewed); PDF content for some dating back as far as 1887, searchable cited references provided for more than 1,500 journals.

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D

E

  • Ebook Central (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Ebook collection from ProQuest of almost 200,000 full-text academic titles. Search within the complete text of each title. Access is online from any web-enabled computer. Create an Ebook Central account (not required) to download books for offline access and other features. Titles also listed in LibCat.
  • Ebook Public Library Collection (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Ebook collection of full-text titles with unlimited access designed specifically for public libraries (non-academic). Featuring fiction and nonfiction titles for adults and juveniles.
  • Encyclopædia Britannica (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Entire set of encyclopedia volumes, with additional e-content.
  • Encyclopedia of Associations (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Ebook collection of three directories:
    • International Organizations
    • National Organizations of the U.S.
    • Regional, State, and Local Organizations

F

  • Films on Demand (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Provides educational videos in streaming video format. Searchable by title and segment. Each video has closed captioning and a transcript.
  • Fuente Académica (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Index of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. There are detailed abstracts in multiple languages and comprehensive indexing of every article. Includes full text for more than 500 publications.
  • Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

G

J

  • JSTOR (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Access to select full-text academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in multiple disciplines. Archived journal coverage is from first issue of each title, but usually does not include current content.

L

  • Learning Express (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Test preparation and study guide source, including practice tests, tutorials, and flashcards.  Set up an account to practice for the GRE, SAT, and other tests.  There are also short courses on computer skills, finance, and other college and study skills.

M

  • MAS Complete (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full-text popular high school magazines, reference books, image files, and primary source documents.
  • MasterFILE Complete (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for general reference publications and primary source documents, as well as an extensive image collection.
  • Middle Search Plus (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Full-text of more than 140 middle school level magazines. Also contains biographies and historical essays, primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.

P

  • Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access.)
    Full-text database designed to provide students with a series of controversial essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Essays provide questions and materials for further thought and study and are accompanied by thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top academic and popular journals. Interface is browseable by subject.
  • Primary Search (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access.)
    Full text for more than 70 popular magazines for elementary school students, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.
  • Project Gutenberg (Free access for all users)
    Free ebooks in the public domain, most with copyright dates before 1930.
  • Project MUSE (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Full text of more than 100 journals in the humanities and social sciences as well as hundreds of full-text ebooks from university presses.

T

  • TOPICsearch (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Contains full text for more than 90,000 articles from nearly 250 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers; EBSCO's unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information. Use the drop-down menus for Current Events or Topics to easily locate relevant articles.