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.
The Arcadian Library is an exceptional, privately-owned library, which respects and celebrates the centuries-old interface between Europe and the Middle East. Through the rich resource of its holdings this beacon of knowledge demonstrates to the world the enduring relationship that has bound the West to its neighbouring civilization beyond the shores of the Mediterranean Sea for centuries.
Bloomsbury Applied Visual Arts combines visual inspiration with practical advice on everything from idea generation and research techniques to portfolio development – making this the ultimate guide to a visual arts education.
Bloomsbury Collections delivers instant access to quality research and provides libraries with a flexible way to build eBook collections across the humanities and social sciences. It contains over 6,000 titles, featuring content from Bloomsbury’s latest research publications as well as a 100+ year legacy including Continuum, T&T Clark, Bristol Classical Press, Berg, The Arden Shakespeare and Hart Publishing.
Offering exclusive digital access to Bloomsbury’s ground-breaking Cultural Histories series alongside an extensive eBook collection and primary sources from leading global institutions, Bloomsbury Cultural History offers students and scholars a unique approach to this diverse field of study.
The Bloomsbury Design Library gives comprehensive global coverage of the history, theory and practice of crafts and design, from prehistoric times to the present day. Find ebooks, articles, biographies, museum collections and more.
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.
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.
Access downloadable, full color popular magazines that you can access 24/7 on or off campus like National Geographic, Consumer Reports, Clean Eating, People, Time, Ebony, Motor Trend, Rolling Stone, Wired and more.
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.
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.
Screen Studies is a dynamic digital platform taking users from script to screen and beyond – offering a broad range of content from Bloomsbury, Faber & Faber and the British Film Institute to support moving-image studies.
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.
Contains full-text journals and books. Key subjects include biotechnology, computer and data processing, cosmetology, electrical technology, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, interior design, paralegal studies, robotics and tourism.
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.
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.