Journals and Newspapers
Science Reference Center
Books and EbooksBook Collection: Nonfiction
Book Collection: Nonfiction - Elementary School Edition
Book Collection: Nonfiction - Middle School Edition
Book Collection: Nonfiction - High School Edition
Ebook Public Library Collection
ebrary Academic Complete (ebooks)
Encyclopaedia Britannica Online - Academic Edition
FORENSICnetBASE/ LawENFORCEMENTnetBASE (ebooks)
Funk and Wagnalls Encyclopedia
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Oxford English Dictionary
Other DatabasesLibrary of Congress Classification Web
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
Coverage of multidisciplinary academic journals. More than 9,000 full text journals. Subjects include Anthropology, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, General Science, Geography, Law, Mathematics, Music, Physics, Psychology, Religion and Philosophy, Science & Technology, Women’s Studies, Zoology and more. Updated daily.
Access World News
Find current and archived articles on issues, events, people, government and more with the world's largest collection of full-text newspapers, magazines and other news sources. Includes diverse viewpoints on state, regional, and world issues from over 1,800 sources including the Honolulu Star-Advertiser from 6/7/10.
More than 4.1 million citations from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library. Coverage for this database dates back to 1979.
Alt HealthWatch (EBSCO)
Complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Full text articles, from more than 180 international and often peer-reviewed, reports, proceedings, and association and consumer newsletters and hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.
Combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA's online collection of major religion and theology journals. Coverage begins in 1949 although indexing for some titles extends back into the nineteenth century. Produced by the American Theological Library Association. Limited number of simultaneous users. If you can't login, try again later.
Biography Reference Bank (EBSCO)
Biographical full text and images from Current Biography, World Authors, Junior Authors & Illustrators and magazines and journals.
Biography Reference Center (EBSCO)
Collection of full text biographies from American National Biography, Biography Today, Biography, Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, Columbia University Press, American Reference Library, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Hutchinson’s Biography Database, Notable American Women, People in the News, Salem Press.
Book Collection: Nonfiction (EBSCO)
Research database for school and public libraries. Abstracts and searchable full text for more than 4,100 popular nonfiction books. Includes core subject areas, careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills and more.
Abstracts and searchable full text for over 1,300 popular nonfiction books. Includes high interest titles on animals, weather, holidays, adventure, sports, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, nature, civics and more.
Abstracts and searchable full text for over 2,450 popular nonfiction books. Includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics and more.
Abstracts and searchable full text for over 3,100 popular nonfiction books. Includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, history, science, women, civics and more.
Business Searching Interface (EBSCO)
Use this interface to search EBSCO's business databases.
Includes trade journals and general business magazines, books, case studies, Company View (company profiles), country economic reports, industry reports, market research reports, SWOT analyses.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCO)
Comprehensive nursing and allied health research database with more than 770 full text journals and 275 books. Covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and other allied health disciplines. Includes PreCINAHL, Evidence-Based Care Sheets, Quick Lessons & Search Strategies and Research Instruments.
Cochrane Collection Plus - Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (EBSCO)
Bibliography of controlled trials (unbiased source of data for systematic reviews). Includes reports from conference proceedings and other sources.
Cochrane Collection Plus - Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (EBSCO)
Full text articles and protocols focusing on the effects of healthcare. Reviews are highly structured and systematic, with evidence included or excluded on the basis of explicit quality criteria, to minimize bias. Data is evidence-based medicine and is often combined statistically (with meta-analysis) to increase the power of the findings of numerous studies.
Cochrane Collection Plus - Cochrane Methodology Register (EBSCO)
Bibliography of publications which report on methods used in the conduct of controlled trials. Includes journal articles, books and conference proceedings. Contains studies of methods used in reviews and more general methodological studies for those preparing systematic reviews.
Cochrane Collection Plus - Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (EBSCO)
Abstracts of published systematic reviews on the effects of health care from around the world.
Cochrane Collection Plus - Health Technology Assessments (EBSCO)
Completed and ongoing health technology assessments (studies of the medical, social, ethical and economic implications of healthcare interventions) from around the world. The aim of the database is to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care.
Cochrane Collection Plus - NHS Economic Evaluation Database (EBSCO)
Information on the costs and effects of drugs, treatments and procedures. Includes economic evaluations (cost-benefit analysis).
Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCO)
Full text of more than 450 journals. Includes Communication Thesaurus, reference browsing (searchable cited references) and Authors Profiles.
Nearly 300 full text journals and magazines covering topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software.
Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO)
Consumer oriented health content in all areas of health and wellness.
Counseling and Therapy in Video
Largest and richest online collection of video available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. The collection's wealth of video and multiplicity of perspectives allow students and scholars to see, experience, and study counseling in ways never before possible.
An Apple OS X or Windows PC computer with Adobe Flash Player 9 (or higher) and Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 (or higher) or Firefox 3.0 or higher is required.
Criminal Justice (ProQuest)
Information on criminal justice topics, including corrections administration, law enforcement, social work, industrial security, drug rehabilitation, and criminal and family law. 80 full text titles with abstract and indexing for 240 U.S. and international journals.
General collection with fiction and nonfiction for adults and children.
Ebrary Academic Complete
More than 70,000 full-text books, reports and other authoritative content from leading publishers. Subject areas include Business & Economics, Computer, Engineering & Applied Sciences, Humanities, Science, Medicine & Allied Health, and Social Sciences.
Education Research Complete
Covers areas of curriculum instruction, administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. Full text for 1,400 journals, education-related conference papers and more than 550 books and monographs. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.
Research Tools include Video Collection, Timelines, World Data Analyst, Compare Countries, World Atlas, Notable Quotations, Gateway to the Classics. Also Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus.
Access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education (CIJE) and Resources in Education (RIE) Index. More than 224,000 full text documents from ERIC and citations and abstracts from over 825 educational and education-related journals.
European Views of the Americas: 1493 - 1750 (EBSCO)
Comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. Includes Merriam-Webster Dictionary of Pre-19th Century Terms & Definitions.
Facts on File - News and Current Events
Facts on File World News Digest since 1940 about events, issues, statistics and people of the last 60+ years. Additional special features include maps, photographs, historic documents, and overviews of key issues, newsmakers and events. Includes Almanac, Encyclopedia, Curriculum Tools, and "Need a Research Topic?"
Films on Demand
Digital educational video, full length programs and video segments in Humanities & Social Sciences, Business & Economics, Science & Mathematics, Health & Medicine.
Over 240 forensic science, law enforcement and criminal justice online books.
Fuente Academica (EBSCO)
Collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal, and Spain. Full text for more than 450 scholarly Spanish language journals.
Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO)
Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keyword within the entry.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Electronic reference books in Arts, Biography, Business, Education, Environment, History, Information and Publishing, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation and World, Religion, Science and Social Science.
General Science Full Text (HW Wilson)
Covers Astronomy, Atmospheric Science, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Conservation, Earth Science, Environment, Food & Nutrition, Genetics, Health & Medicine, Mathematics, Microbiology, Oceanography, Physics, Physiology and Zoology.
Global Terrorism Database
Open-source database including information on terrorist events around the world from 1970 through 2011 (with annual updates planned for the future). Unlike many other event databases, the GTD includes systematic data on domestic as well as international terrorist incidents that have occurred during this time period.
Scholarly and general interest titles, government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology.
Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO)
Nearly 80 full text consumer health periodicals, plus full text health-related pamphlets and more than 130 health reference books, covering topics such as AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, aging, fitness, nutrition and dietetics, children's health, women's health, etc. Includes Clinical Reference Systems reports, AHFS Consumer Medication Information, Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary.
Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)
Nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, including nursing and allied health. Also includes AHFS Consumer Medication Information.
History Reference Center (EBSCO)
Full text for history periodicals, reference books, encyclopedias and nonfiction books. Includes historical documents, biographies, photos and maps and videos. Lexiles and Curriculum Standards Module.
Full text from leading hobby and craft magazines with books and videos, hobby profiles and recipes.
Full text from home improvement magazines and reference books with images and videos.
Homeland Security Digital Library
U.S. policy documents, presidential directives and national strategy documents and other resources such as theses and reports.
Honolulu Star-Advertiser (ProQuest)
Hawaii newspapers: Honolulu Star-Advertiser (June 7, 2010 - present), Honolulu Advertiser (November 30, 2002 - June 6, 2010) and Honolulu Star-Bulletin (March 18, 1996 - June 6, 2010).
Honolulu Star-Advertiser (Digital Microfilm)
Digital microfilm for Honolulu Advertiser (January 2008 - June 6, 2010) and Honolulu Star-Advertiser (June 7, 2010 - ). Use Internet Explorer
Kids Search (EBSCO)
Child-friendly, graphically-rich interface designed for students in grades K through 5.
Language & Literature (JSTOR)
Archival collection of 58 full text core journals in literary criticism, covering the literary cultures of many different countries in several languages, including Arabic, Italian, and German.
Legal Collection (EBSCO)
More than 250 full text scholarly law journals. Law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment and more.
Consumer legal reference books and state specific and multi-state legal forms.
Full text articles in general news; business and financial information including accounting, auditing and taxation; federal, state and international legal materials; medical and health information and general reference sources.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) (EBSCO)
Indexes more than 600 periodicals plus books, research reports and proceedings. Includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, online information retrieval, information management and more.
of Congress Classification Web
Library of Congress classification system and subject headings. Limited number of simultaneous users. If you can't login, try again later.
Literature Resource Center (Gale)
Includes biographies, critical essays, overviews, plot summaries and explications, author portraits and full-text criticism from Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography, and Contemporary Literary Criticism (CLC) Select, full-text articles from over 300 scholarly journals and literary magazines, over 30,000 full text poems, short stories and plays, more than 4,500 interviews, links to related web sites, Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature.
LWW Total Access Collection (Biomedical)
Over 200 full-text biomedical journals for researchers, clinicians, students and teachers from Ovid.
MAS Complete (EBSCO)
For high school libraries; full text of popular high school magazines and reference books with biographies and primary source documents, images, photos, maps and flags.
MasterFILE Complete (EBSCO)
More than 2200 general interest full text magazines and journals covering business, health, education, fitness, sports & leisure, personal finance, general science, multicultural issues, DIY, fashion and more. Includes reference books, photos, maps and flags, and primary source documents.
Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by Latin American and Spanish publishers. Full text for nearly 120 peer-reviewed medical journals.
MEDLINE with Full Text (EBSCO)
Authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree numbers, tree hierarchy and explosion capabilities.
Middle Search Plus (EBSCO)
Full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Also full text biographies and historical essay and primary source documents including Essential Documents in American History, reference books including the Funk and Wagnall's New Encyclopedia and American Heritage Dictionary, 4th ed., Encyclopedia of Animals, and an Image Collection.
Military and Government Collection (EBSCO)
Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government. Full text for nearly 300 titles.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database
The NCJRS Abstracts Database contains summaries of the more than 210,000 criminal justice, juvenile justice, and substance abuse resources housed in the NCJRS Library collection. NOTE: This Database contains abstracts, not full-text documents. When the full-text is available online, a link to the document is included with the abstract.
New York Times Historical (Proquest)
Full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. 1851- 2010.
Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO)
More than 700 full text newspapers, including Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor, San Francisco Chronicle, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Times (UK) and others. Also includes television and radio news transcripts.
Contains full text book reviews and descriptions. Includes Readers' Advisory Service, Author Read-Alikes, Book Discussion Guides, Readiing Lists and more.
Discover fiction titles that are popular with young readers as well as titles to use in your classroom. Contains materials for all K-8 grade levels and includes picture books, children's "chapter" books and young adult titles. Includes curricular materials such as Grab and Go Books Lists, Book Talks, Picture Book Extenders, and more.
Nursing & Allied Health Source (Proquest)
Healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and more. Over 715 full text titles plus more than 12,000 full text dissertations. Evidence-based nursing information from The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) with Systematic Reviews, Evidence Summaries and Best Practice Information Sheets plus Rapid Assessment Protocol internet database (RAPid) and System for the Unified Management, Assessment and Review of Information (SUMARI). Also includes training videos from Medcom, Inc. and CultureVision multicultural reports.
More than 300 full text titles in multiple nursing sub-specialties, including surgery, administration, pediatrics, diagnosis, palliative care, and more.
Includes Nursing Subject Thesaurus, Ovid Nursing Database, LWW Nursing Book Collection, CINAHL Plus with Full Text, Nursing Reference Center and Nursing & Allied Health Source.
Nursing Reference Center (EBSCO)
Evidence-based, point-of-care resource for nurses with clinically organized quick lessons, evidence-based care sheets, continuing education modules, point-of-care drug information, patient education, best practice guidelines, detailed medical illustrations, the latest medical news, legal cases, research instruments, unique point-of-care reference books, and more. Also searches CINAHL Plus with Full Text and MEDLINE with Full Text.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)
Covers current social issues, including articles, viewpoint essays, topic overviews, primary source documents, biographies, court-case overviews, statistical tables, charts and graphs, images, maps and podcasts. National and state curriculum standards search.
Oxford Biblical Studies Online
Study of the Bible and biblical history. Text, commentary and annotations from Oxford Study Bibles, images, maps, Bible dictionary and encyclopedia, timelines, lesson plans, and thematic guides.
Words from the English-speaking world, including pronunciation, etymological analysis and variant spelling. Updated quarterly.
Classic and contemporary poems, short stories, dramatic works, audio recordings, videos, biographies, explications, ebooks, essays, Teaching & Learning Guides and lesson plans/labs.
Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)
More than 370 topics with overview, point and counterpoint. Includes Guide to Critical Analysis, EBSCO’s Curriculum Standards Module, multimedia content, and student research guides.
Primary Search (EBSCO)
Full text for more than 70 popular, elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Also includes the Encyclopedia of Animals, Funk and Wagnall's New Encyclopedia, American Heritage Children's Dictionary, 3rd ed., and an Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.
Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)
Specialized collection especially for educators, librarians and education researchers. Full text of over 500 education and library science journals and more than 200 educational reports.
More than 137,00 full text articles on current issues in psychology from the 66 journals published by the American Psychological Association and allied organizations, from 1894 to the present.
Full text database of chapters from over 1,500 books from the American Psychological Association and other publishers, including over 740 classic titles, and Encyclopedia of Psychology. Updated monthly.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO)
Comprehensive database of almost 400 full text journals, covering topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
More than 2.5 million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports in psychology. Also includes information about the psychological aspects of related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law. Journal coverage, from 1887-present, includes international material.
Regional Business News (EBSCO)
Comprehensive full text for more than 50 business newswires and regional business publications.
Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCO)
Covers topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Nearly 300 full text journals.
"Curated collection of information on disclosed chemistry and related research produced by CAS." Includes SciPlanner Reaction Planning Tool.
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Science Reference Center (EBSCO)
Full text science periodicals and reference books, encyclopedias, essays, and biographies, with animations, images and videos. Topics include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, life science, mathematics, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology, and wildlife. Includes Lexiles and Curriculum Standards Module.
Animated interface with a dinosaur theme for elementary or middle school students; access to two databases, Primary Search and Middle Search Plus. Includes Lexile limiters (reading levels).
Small Business Reference Center (EBSCO)
Comprehensive resource for small business owners and those interested in starting a business, offering full text periodicals and reports, sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, videos and reference books. Supports small business owners in all relevant areas from planning, financing and managing a business to exit strategies.
Maintenance and repair guides for small engines.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
Online open access database of working papers on a variety of topics related to the social sciences, including psychology, public administration, and health services management. The SSRN eLibrary contains over 340,000 abstracts for scholarly working papers and over 270,000 full text documents in PDF format.
Student Research Center (EBSCO)
Research tools for students in grades 6 through 12.
Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO)
Provides indexing and abstracts for over 270 popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines.
Explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints. Sources include international and regional newspapers, periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.
Vocational & Career Collection (EBSCO)
Full text coverage for nearly 350 trade and industry-related periodicals.