Kapiʻolani Community College Library: Databases A-Z
Kapiʻolani Community College Library: Databases A-Z
Find the best library databases for your research.
Login is required to use library databases from off-campus.
Some resources are free, but the library pays for subscriptions to the majority of our databases. Our contracts with the database providers say that we must restrict access to KCC users only. See the Login Info page or Contact us if you have problems or questions.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
This website contains approximately 1,600 documents focused on six different phases of Black Freedom. The databases represented in this website include American Periodicals, Black Abolitionist Papers, ProQuest History Vault, ProQuest Congressional, Supreme Court Insight and Alexander Street’s Black Thought and Culture.
Explore digital collections which include: text, video, audio, images, objects, and maps from partners across the Pacific. This online collection is part of the Pacific Virtual Museum pilot project implemented by the National Library of New Zealand, in collaboration with the National Library of Australia.
A robust resource for research on language family affiliation & other aspects of language demographic and endangerment status. It includes information about language development, language endangerment, and other statistics comparing all of the world’s languages by family, geography and number of speakers. For an explanation of its features, see: https://www.ethnologue.com/features
The Coronavirus Research Database is a collection of journal articles, preprints, conference proceedings, dissertations and more related to COVID-19 and other coronaviruses. It includes comprehensive research background coverage of past pandemics and epidemics, like MERS and SARS, to give researchers and students context around the current global crisis.
Use Ancestry Library Edition to search genealogical records and discover more about your family history. This database includes records from the U.S. Census, military records, court, land and probate records, vital and church records, directories, passenger lists, and more.
Ebook Central is a full-text collection of over 80,000 books covering all subjects from the world's leading publishers, plus special technology to help you effectively use these online books for research.
Almost 4,000 titles are available online in full-text in EBSCO's eBook Collection, including several books in the successful For Dummies series, and over 300 titles from the University of Hawaii Press. A large collection of publicly accessible eBooks is also included, containing many classic works of literature and history.
Use EBSCOhost Health Databases for more focused research in the health sciences. CINAHL with Full Text (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) is included here, providing full text for more than 600 of the 3,000 current nursing and allied health journals and other medical publications indexed in CINAHL dating back to 1981.
EBSCOhost databases cover a wide range of subject areas, including social sciences, health, business, computer science, psychology, religion, education, and more. Over 20,000 journal titles are indexed with the majority available in full text. Start with Academic Search Complete, or select all four databases and click Continue.
The Encyclopaedia Britannica Online delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. Written by Nobel laureates, historians, curators, professors, and other notable experts, the Encyclopaedia Britannica articles are trusted resources with balanced, global perspectives and unique insights that users will not find anywhere else.
The Films on Demand Master Academic Collection is a user-friendly online streaming media system including more than 5,000 high-quality educational video titles covering Humanities & Social Sciences, Business & Economics, Science, and Health. All programming includes public performance rights.
Full Text @ Kapiʻolani CC links should automatically display in Google Scholar. If the links are not displaying you can manually set the links to Kapiʻolani CC subscriptions, by: 1) Clicking the menu icon in the upper left corner of the Google Scholar search page. 2) Go to Settings. 3) Click on Library links and search for Kapʻiolani. 4) Select Kapiʻolani Community College library - Full Text @ Kapiʻolani CC and save your preferences.
Issues & Controversies is an authoritative source of up-to-date, in-depth and objective information on the most prominent and hotly debated current issues. Each topic combines factual analysis with clear explanations of opposing points of view, plus related chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars, bibliographies, contact information, and links.
Includes the Honolulu Star-Advertiser from June 7, 2010 to present; the Honolulu Advertiser from November 30, 2002 to May 13, 2010; and the Honolulu Star-Bulletin from November 26, 1991 to June 6, 2010.
ScienceDirect is the world's largest electronic collection of information in science (including social sciences, arts and humanities), technology, and medicine. It includes over 6 million articles and over 60 million abstracts in over 1,800 scholarly journals. The University of Hawaii System Libraries have purchased full text access to hundreds of journals in ScienceDirect: look for green Subscribed content icons.