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Education Resources Online
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Academic Search Premier is the world’s largest scholarly, multi-discipline, full text database designed specifically for academic institutions. This resource contains full text for over 3,600 scholarly publications. Academic Search Premier includes full-page images as well as color embedded images. This scholarly collection provides full text journal coverage for nearly all academic areas of study - including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.
American Memory is a gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States. The site offers more than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections.
AnthroSource is the premier online resource serving the research, teaching, and professional needs of anthropologists. Developed by the American Anthropological Association (AAA), AnthroSource brings 100 years of anthropological material online to scholars and the public. It includes current issues for 15 of the AAA's most critical peer-reviewed publications, including American Anthropologist, American Ethnologist, Anthropology and Education Quarterly, and Medical Anthropology Quarterly.
Bartleby.com publishes the classics of literature, nonfiction, and reference free of charge for the home, classroom, and desktop of each and every Internet participant. Since its incorporation in 1999 and the release of preeminent contemporary reference works, Bartleby.com has become (in their own words) "the most comprehensive reference publisher on the web, meeting the needs of students, educators, and the intellectually curious."
Considered the most important work of literary history and criticism ever published, the Cambridge History contains over 303 chapters and 11,000 pages, with essay topics ranging from poetry, fiction, drama and essays to history, theology and political writing. The set encompasses a wide selection of writing on orators, humorists, poets, newspaper columnists, religious leaders, economists, Native Americans, song writers, and even non-English writing, such as Yiddish and Creole.
The CQ Researcher explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. There are 44 reports produced each year including four expanded reports.
The official summary of statistics on the social, economic, and political organization of the State of Hawaii.
Ebrary is a highly interactive electronic book database that covers all academic subject areas. The collection currently includes more than 30,000 book titles from more than 220 of the world’s leading academic, scientific, technical, medical, and professional publishers.
You will need to install the ebrary reader to use the collection. It is at the ebrary website.
Education Full Text brings you comprehensive coverage of an international range of English-language periodicals, monographs and yearbooks. Education Abstracts Full Text contains abstracting and indexing coverage for over 475 periodicals included in Education Index as well as the full text of over 150 periodicals.
Once you are at the WilsonWeb database search page, click in the box next to Education Full Text to search this database.
Since the Encyclopædia Britannica's founding in 1768, Britannica editors have gathered and organized information on thousands of topics for easy retrieval. More than 200 years later, Encyclopædia Britannica is still the standard by which other reference works are judged.
ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center contains citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals, as well as full text of more than 2,200 digests.
FedStats is the new window on the full range of official statistical information available to the public from the Federal Government. Use the Internet's powerful linking and searching capabilities to track economic and population trends, education, health care costs, aviation safety, foreign trade, energy use, farm production, and more.
Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.
The purpose of Ulukau, the Hawaiian Electronic Library, and its younger sister site, the Hawai'i Digital Library, is to make these resources available for the use, teaching, and enhancement of the Hawaiian language and for a broader and deeper understanding of Hawai'i.
An index to magazines and journals published in or about Hawai'i and the Pacific.
Database of Hawaiian songs found in materials at the Bishop Museum, Hawaii State Library, and UH System Libraries. Enter a song title and find books and sheet music containing lyrics and melodies.
The ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) Project has 2,200 books (December 2008) of high quality in the field of history. (See title list.) These are works of major importance to historical studies—books that remain vital to both scholars and advanced students, and are frequently cited in the literature. Readers can search the full-text of all the books or browse by author, title, or subject. Over the next few years, the History E-Book Project plans to add approximately 250 books annually to the collection.
The International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences is the first attempt in a generation to map the social and behavioral sciences on a grand scale. It is the largest reference work ever published for the social and behavioral sciences.
Research areas in LexisNexis™ Academic cover top news, general news topics, and news transcripts; foreign language news sources; company, industry, and market news; legal news; company financial information; general medical and health topics and medical abstracts; accounting, auditing, and tax information; law reviews; federal case law; U.S. Code; and state legal research.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.
Middle Search Plus provides full text for 140 popular magazines for middle and jr. high school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 100,554 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 235,186 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.
This publication provides statistical data on Native Hawaiian communities throughout the state, offering a numerical representation of the social and economic status of the Native Hawaiian population.
NetLibrary provides access to electronic books. There are several hundred University of Hawai'i Press titles as well as several thousand public domain titles available.
The world’s most comprehensive collection of full-text newspapers, Access World News provides full text coverage of 850 American newspapers as well as 1,100 international newspapers. Coverage varies by title, with the earliest dating back to 1977. There are more than 150 million current and archived articles users can search, browse, print, or email.
The Online Books Page is a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. It also aims to encourage the development of such online books, for the benefit and edification of all.
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.
The Oxford Reference Online Core and Premium Collections bring together more than 120 language and subject dictionaries and reference works containing well over 60,000 pages into a single cross-searchable resource.
Resources on the Pacific island nations collected by the Pacific Collection at UH Manoa. Includes: Associations, Organizations, and Societies; Cultural Resources; Governments; Information Resources; Journals and Newsletters; Libraries, Archives, and Publishers; News Sources; Other Sources; Regional Issues; Statistics.
Primary Search provides full text for nearly 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.
The Professional Development Collection provides a highly specialized collection of electronic information especially for professional educators. This collection offers information on everything from children’s health and development to cutting-edge pedagogical theory and practice. The Professional Development Collection includes searchable full text for 550 journals covering the most current topics in the field of education.
PsycINFO contains more than two million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports, all in the field of psychology. Journal coverage, which spans from 1887 to present, includes international material selected from more than 1,700 periodicals in over 35 languages. More than 60,000 records are added each year. There are links to 550 full-text journals. It also includes information about the psychological aspects of related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law. Examples of titles offered in PsycINFO include: Academic Medicine, Academic Psychiatry, Behavior Genetics, Behavioral Disorders, Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Behavioral Medicine, Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience, Journal of Psychology, Psychoanalytic Psychology, Psychological Assessment, Psychological Medicine, etc.
SocINDEX™ with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. SocINDEX with Full Text offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study.
The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a dynamic reference work and is a publishing project of the Metaphysics Research Lab at the Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI) at Stanford University.
On USA.gov, you can search millions of web pages from federal and state governments, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. Most of these pages are not available on commercial websites. USA.gov has the most comprehensive search of government publications and government sponsored research anywhere on the Internet.
Voyager online catalog for UH system libraries
Search for items in any library in the University of Hawai‘i system. Catalog includes books, journals, electronic books, audiovisual materials, manuscripts, government documents, microfilm and maps. Find items by title, author, journal title, subject heading, call number, or keywords.
Voyager online catalog for UH West O‘ahu and Leeward CC libraries
Search for items located in the UH West O‘ahu and Leeward libraries only.
Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select is a multidisciplinary, 100% full-text database providing full text articles, with their accompanying indexing and abstracts, from the following Wilson periodical databases: Art Full Text, Applied Science & Technology Full Text, Biological & Agricultural Index, Education Full Text, General Science Full Text, Humanities Full Text, Index to Legal Periodicals & Books, Library Literature & Information Science Full Text, Readers' Guide Full Text, Social Sciences Full Text, Wilson Business Full Text. Coverage begins in 1994.
Once you are at the WilsonWeb database search page, click in the box next to OmniFile Full Text Select to search any or all of these databases.