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Kapiʻolani Community College Library: Databases A-Z

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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.

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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
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Provides resources for topics such as business planning, communications, innovations, management, marketing, organizational behavior and product development.
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Environment Complete contains nearly 4 million records from more than 2,200 domestic and international titles going back to 1888 (including over 1,350 active core titles) as well as more than 190 monographs. The database also contains full text for more than 1,200 journals.
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eVols is an open-access, digital institutional repository for the University of Hawaii community and researchers around the world. eVols provides a home for material which the Library or the University digitizes as part of grant projects and digital library program initiatives.
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In response to COVID-19, HathiTrust has allowed access to online books in their collection, when physical copies are also held by any library in the University of Hawaiʻi 10-campus system
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Contains classic and contemporary poems, short stories, classic novels, plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, articles/essays of literary criticism.
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EBSCO Open Dissertations includes the content from American Doctoral Dissertations. It is a free database with records for more than 1.2 million electronic theses and dissertations from around the world.
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PrepSTEP for Community Colleges contains eBooks, articles, flashcards and practice tests, which include Next-Generation ACCUPLACER, ATI TEAS, and more. Find help to improve core academic skills, score higher on college placement tests, explore careers, prepare for occupational exams or build workplace skills.
NOTE: To access a tutorial, take a test or download ebooks, you must create a free personal Learning Express account.
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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.
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Maintained by the University of Hawaii at Manoa Library, ScholarSpace, the UH Manoa digital repository, aims to store the intellectual works and unique collections of this academic community and to provide a permanent web location for those accessing these resources. Some resources may be restricted for use by UHM students, faculty and staff only.
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Full-text database covering all aspects of sustainability, including environmental stewardship, corporate social responsibility and federal, state and local regulations. It includes full text journals, magazines, books and trade publications, plus expert analyses, benchmarks and best practices for sustainability initiative management.
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The H.W. Wilson collection, The Reference Shelf, features volumes covering various topics in American Studies, U.S. History, Sociology, Politics, and more. Coverage begins 2015 - present.
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Contains thousands of full-text journals and books; county reports and market research reports. Key subjects include biotechnology, computer and data processing, cosmetology, electrical technology, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, interior design, paralegal studies, robotics and tourism.
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