Databases by Subject Area - Hawai'i Community College

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A-Z List of Databases

Agriculture

  • AGRICOLA (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Descriptions (with some linked to full text) of "publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences."
  • AGRIS (Free access for all users)
    Indexes (not full text) the worldwide literature in agricultural science and technology from 1975 to the present. Produced by the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization, AGRIS contains citations to journal articles, books, conference papers, unpublished reports, theses, and government publications.
  • Core Historical Literature of Agriculture (Free access for all users)
    Collection of landmark agricultural texts published between the early nineteenth century and the middle to late twentieth century. Digitized in full-text.

Anthropology

Applied Technical Education

  • Bureau of Labor Statistics (Free access for all users)
    Full-text access to government publications from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Includes the Occupational Outlook Handbook, Monthly Labor Review, and various research papers and studies.
  • Home Improvement Reference Center (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Full text for more than 120 reference books and 45 magazines; more than 35,000 images; nearly 100 videos of popular home repair projects and a convenient A-Z browsing tool for searching.
  • Small Engine Repair Reference Center (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Full-text database designed for use in public and school libraries. Content is derived from the full set of small engine repair manuals from Clymer, which provide step-by-step procedures based upon the complete disassembly of the machine.
  • Vocational & Career Collection (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and public libraries. Full-text coverage for nearly 340 trade and industry related periodicals. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for over 600 journals.
  • Vocational Studies Complete (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Full-text journals and books for community college programs, including substance abuse counseling, CAD, criminal justice, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, travel and tourism, veterinary assisting and more.

Art

  • Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Comprehensive full-text content for many popular hobbies, crafts and recreation activities. Including full-text for more than 500 magazines and books, as well as access to 333 videos and 144 hobby reports, and extensive information on over 140 topics.

Biography

  • Biography Reference Bank (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Coverage of more than 700,000 individuals; over 3.5 million records; links to over 600,000 related full-text articles, as well as abstracts and images from thousands of periodicals; over 35,000 images; substantive narrative profiles averaging 3,000 words in length.
  • Biography Reference Center (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Comprehensive collection of more than 460,000 full-text biographies, including the complete full-text run of Biography Today and Biography, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases.
  • Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    An online encyclopedia of biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from different eras and genres. The series provides reliable information on authors and their works, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. Includes the main series, documentary, and yearbook volumes.

Biology

  • Bioline International (Free access for all users)
    Database of open access journals from developing countries in the fields of medicine, health, agriculture, the environment, and demography.
  • BioOne Complete (Free access for all users)
    Database of open access titles in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences.

Business and Economics

  • arXiv (Free access for all users)
    Open-access archive for 1.7+ million scholarly articles in physics, mathematics, economics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, statistics, electrical engineering and systems science.
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics (Free access for all users)
    Full-text access to government publications from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Includes the Occupational Outlook Handbook, Monthly Labor Review, and various research papers and studies.
  • Business Source Complete (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Over 3,800 full-text journals, including nearly 2,000 peer-reviewed journals; over 820 books/monographs; more than 11,000 case studies; more than 1,160,000 company profiles (Company View); more than 1,200 country economic reports; more than 7,400 industry reports; over 2,500 market research reports; more than 3,700 SWOT analyses; more than 1,800 trade journals and general business magazines.
  • Entrepreneurial Studies Source (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Full-text journals and reference books on entrepreneurship and small business covering management, marketing, organizational behavior, product development, raising capital, risk taking, and more. Case studies, videos, and company profiles are included.
  • Regional Business News (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Indexes over 100 U.S. and Canadian business publications, many with full text.
  • Small Business Reference Center (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Browseable by topic, includes nearly 400 full-text periodicals and over 450 full-text reference books. Also business videos and a collection of state-specific resources with demographic data and other local information.

Computer Science

  • arXiv (Free access for all users)
    Open-access archive for 1.7+ million scholarly articles in physics, mathematics, economics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, statistics, electrical engineering and systems science.
  • Computer Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Full-text for nearly 300 publications and indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 publications. Covers topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software.

Current Events

  • 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.
  • 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.

Education

  • ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) EBSCO (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Sponsored by the US Department of Education, the national bibliographic database of education literature. When provided by ERIC, there are links to the ERIC full-text or links to other sources such as publisher websites or DOIs.
  • LISTA: Library and Information Science Abstracts (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Abstracts with some full-text of core library and information science journals.
  • Professional Development Collection (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles, and more than 200 educational reports.
  • Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Provides indexing and abstracts for the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators. Approximately 300 periodicals, 96% of which are peer reviewed.

English

  • Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    An online encyclopedia of biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from different eras and genres. The series provides reliable information on authors and their works, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. Includes the main series, documentary, and yearbook volumes.
  • Literary Reference Center Plus (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Reference works and journals, mostly full text, covering all genres and time periods of literature.  Videos, book reviews, author biographies and interviews, study guides, literary criticism, and classic texts are included.
  • NoveList Plus (EBSCO) and NoveList K-8 Plus (EBSCO)(Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Fiction readers’ advisory.  Wondering what novel or story to read next? Tools like “read-alikes” can help you decide.
  • Poetry & Short Story Reference Center (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access.)
    Comprehensive collection of full-text poetry, short stories, and supplemental content. Full text of poems, as well as biographies and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements and techniques. Incorporates information from reference works, books, and literary journals as well as proprietary content from EBSCO Publishing. The most studied poems are supplemented with indexing covering subject, poetic forms, poetic themes, techniques, and literary periods, schools, and movements.

Environmental Sciences

  • Environment Complete (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Comprehensive index of periodicals in all environmental studies subjects.  Many journals and some reference books are full text.
  • GreenFILE (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, with Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records. Content includes global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
  • Sustainability Reference Center (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Full-text content from journals and some reference books covering all aspects of sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

General Resources

Geology

  • American Geophysical Union Journals (Free access for all users)
    From Wiley Online Library: 6 open access journals and 16 journals with open access options. 90,000+ articles available 24 months after publication.
  • GeoScienceWorld (Free access for all users)
    Indexing of a wide variety of geoscience publications. No subscription to full-text, but searches can be limited to open-access and free publications.

Government

  • HeinOnline Civil Rights & Social Justice (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Contains publications from the Commission on Civil Rights, legislative histories on landmark legislation, briefs from relevant U.S. Supreme Court cases, and more, covering civil rights in the United States as their legal protections and definitions are expanded to cover more and more Americans.
  • HeinOnline Gun Regulation & Legislation in America (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Contains essential periodicals, compiled legislative histories, CRS reports, Congressional hearings, United States Supreme Court briefs, monographs, and other related materials on the difficult and controversial topic of regulating firearms in the United States. It also includes an extensive bibliography and a balanced selection of external resources to further research this subject.
  • HeinOnline Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture, & Law (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Contains a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. It includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery.
  • Military & Government Collection (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals, and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles. Some publications covered in this database include Air Force Comptroller, Defence Studies, JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly, Military Technology, Combat Edge, FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, Foreign Affairs, and Naval Forces.

Health Sciences

  • Also see Nursing
  • AHFS Consumer Medication Information (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, contains 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
  • Alt-HealthWatch (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access.)
    In-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine. Full-text articles for more than 180 international journals and reports, many peer-reviewed. Indexing and abstracts go back as far as 1984, and full-text goes back as far as 1990. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.
  • Consumer Health Complete [Multilingual] (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Browseable resource with full-text articles from a variety of popular (non-academic) sources.
  • Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Nearly 80 full-text consumer health magazines.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also features the AHFS Consumer Medication Information, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
  • MedicLatina (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    This Spanish language database contains full-text for 130 peer-reviewed medical journals from Latin American and Spanish publishers.
  • MEDLINE (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    The National Library of Medicine's database of citations and abstracts (not full text) from 5,400 biomedical journals published in the U.S. and worldwide. Coverage extends back to 1948.
  • PubMed (Free access for all users)
    More than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MedLine, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

History

  • Chronicling America (Free access for all users)
    Website from the Library of Congress with digitized historic newspapers. Coverage from 1789 to about 1963. Includes many historic Hawaiʻi papers.
  • European Views of the Americas (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    A comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. Based on “European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750,” the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. More than 32,000 entries. Index only, no full text.
  • History Reference Center (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Full-text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cove-rto-cover full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 78,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.
  • HeinOnline Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture, & Law (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Contains a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. It includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery.
  • 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.

Law

  • HeinOnline (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    HeinOnline’s journal collection features nearly 2,800 periodicals, many US Government documents, and access to 300+ years of information on political development and the complete history of the creation of government and legal systems around the world. Now includes COVID-19 in America: Response, Issues, and Law.
  • Legal Collection (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Full text for more than 250 scholarly law journals, such as law school reviews.
  • Legal Information Reference Center (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    More than 225 full-text consumer legal publications and thousands of legal forms. Browse by category or publication, or browse legal forms by state.
  • LLMC-Digital (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    LLMC is a non-profit cooperative of libraries dedicated to the goals of preserving legal titles and government documents, while making copies inexpensively available digitally through this online service.

News Sources

  • Access World News (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Comprehensive newspaper database of more than 8,500 news publications from the US and around the world. Over 31 Hawaiʻi news sources are included, the only access to these backfiles. (Same as NewsBank.)
  • Chronicling America (Free access for all users)
    Website from the Library of Congress with digitized historic newspapers. Coverage from 1789 to about 1963. Includes many historic Hawaiʻi papers.
  • Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    More than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.
  • Newswires (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Content from news wire services and aggregators such as Associated Press and United Press International.
  • Web News (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Near real-time access to thousands of top news feeds from around the globe. This collection includes over 14,000 feeds covering a range of business and general news topics. End users can immediately access the full text of the web content by following the link in the record.

Nursing

  • Also see Health Sciences
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    Provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also features the AHFS Consumer Medication Information, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
  • MedicLatina (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    This Spanish language database contains full-text for 130 peer-reviewed medical journals from Latin American and Spanish publishers.
  • MEDLINE (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    The National Library of Medicine's database of citations and abstracts (not full text) from 5,400 biomedical journals published in the U.S. and worldwide. Coverage extends back to 1948.
  • PubMed (Free access for all users)
    More than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MedLine, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

Philosophy

Physics

  • arXiv (Free access for all users)
    Open-access archive for 1.7+ million scholarly articles in physics, mathematics, economics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, statistics, electrical engineering and systems science.

Psychology

Religion

Science

Spanish Language

  • 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.
  • MedicLatina (EBSCO) (Hawaiʻi CC access)
    This Spanish language database contains full-text for 130 peer-reviewed medical journals from Latin American and Spanish publishers.