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Kapiʻolani Community College Library: Databases A-Z

Find the best library databases for your research.


Login Information

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.
Artstor This link opens in a new window
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Register or log in with your free Artstor account (separate from your UH account) to use full functionality, e.g. download images. Artstor, is a database of over two million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes.
AVON This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) Academic Video Online
Academic Video Online from Alexander Street Press delivers more than 82,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more.
HeinOnline Academic This link opens in a new window
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HeinOnline Academic includes more than 100 million pages of multidisciplinary content in more than 100 subject areas, including history, political science, criminal justice, religious studies, international relations, women’s studies, pre-law, and many more. With more historical content than any other database, HeinOnline provides access to 300+ years of information on political development and the complete history of the creation of government and legal systems around the world. Among the many databases included, HeinOnline’s journal collection features nearly 2,800 periodicals relating to a variety of subject areas, with all coverage dating from inception to the most currently published issues in most cases.
PolicyMap This link opens in a new window
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Alternate Name(s) Policy Map
PolicyMap is a U.S. national data and mapping tool that combines a curated, comprehensive geographic data library with simple, robust mapping and analytics tools. University faculty, researchers, and students use it to create compelling maps of up to five layers, export trend-charts with key benchmarks, download data for use in other tools, generate on-the-fly reports and upload your own data to view it with ours. You can create maps covering Demographics, Incomes & Spending, Housing, Lending, Quality of Life, Economy, Education, and Health. With a better understanding of your community, you can solve real-world problems faced by real people in real places. On a map, you can see what life is like in a neighborhood. Learn how best to help your community with data at the neighborhood or zip code level.
ProQuest Coronavirus Research Database This link opens in a new window
Alternate Name(s) COVID-19
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.
Social Explorer This link opens in a new window
Alternate Name(s) SocialExplorer
This is a trial. Access for the trial ends on July 31, 2024. Social Explorer provides quick and easy access to current and historical census data, demographic information, and psychographic/consumer data. The easy-to-use web interface lets users create maps and reports to illustrate, analyze, and understand demography, consumer trends, and social change.
Statista This link opens in a new window
Statista provides users with an innovative and intuitive tool for researching quantitative data, statistics and related information, integrating data on over 80.000 topics from over 18.000 sources onto a single platform. Categorized into 21 market sectors, provides direct access to quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets.
Swank Digital Campus This link opens in a new window
Popular streaming video content used for specific courses during the semester, but open to all of Kapiʻolani CC. Plug-ins may be necessary to download to view videos.