Research : Subject Guides

Anthropology Resources Online

(Listed in Alphabetical Order)


Academic Search Premier (through EBSCOHOST)

Academic Search Premier is the world’s largest scholarly, multi-discipline, full text database designed specifically for academic institutions. With the most valuable and most numerous collection of peer-reviewed full text journals, Academic Search Premier offers critical information from many sources found in no other database. 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 Collection at the Library of Congress

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.

Art Full Text (through Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select)

Art Full Text covers Advertising Art, Antiques, Archaeology, Architecture and Architectural History, Art History, Computers in Art, Crafts, Decorative Arts, Fashion Design, Folk Art, Graphic Arts, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Motion Pictures, Museology, Non-Western Art, Painting, Photography, Pottery, Sculpture, Television, Textiles, Video.

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Cambridge History of English and American Literature

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.

CQ Researcher

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 CQ Researcher web site offers online access to issues dating back to October 25, 1991.

Data Book (Hawai'i)

The official summary of statistics on the social, economic, and political organization of the State of Hawai‘i.

Ebrary Academic Complete Electronic Book Database

Academic Complete is a highly interactive electronic book database from ebrary 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. Coverage includes business, marketing, and economics; computers and information technology; education; engineering and technology; health, biomedical, and clinical sciences; the humanities; life and physical sciences; and, the social and behavioral sciences.

Hawai‘i Digital Library

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.

Hawai'i Pacific Journal Index

An index to magazines and journals published in or about Hawai'i and the Pacific.

Hawai'i Sheet Music Index

Database of Hawaiian songs found in materials at the Bishop Museum, Hawai‘i State Library, and UH System Libraries. Enter a song title and find books and sheet music containing lyrics and melodies.

Humanities E-Book Project by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)

The ACLS Humanities E-Book (HEB) Project has over 1,700 books (November 2007) of high quality. (See title list.) These are works of major importance—books that remain vital to both scholars and advanced students, and are frequently cited in the literature. Readers can search the fulltext of all the books or browse by author, title, or subject.

Humanities Full Text (through Wilson OmniFile Full Text Select)

Humanities Full Text covers Archaeology, Area Studies, Art, Classical Studies, Communications, Dance, Film, Folklore, Gender Studies, History, Journalism, Linguistics, Literary & Social Criticism Literature, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Religion and Theolog.

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HyperHistory Online

HyperHistory is an expanding scientific project presenting 3,000 years of world history with an interactive combination of synchronoptic lifelines, timelines, and maps. Somewhat confusing at first glance, in the end it will be worth every minute you spend learning how the site's synchronoptic concept works.

International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences

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.

Internet Archive—Wayback Machine

The Internet Archive, working with Alexa Internet, has created the Wayback Machine. The Wayback Machine makes it possible to surf more than 10 billion pages stored in the Internet Archive's web archive. The Wayback Machine was unveiled on October 24th, 2001 at U.C. Berkeley's Bancroft Library.

Language & Literature Collection (through JSTOR)

The 58 titles in the JSTOR Language & Literature Collection span the literary cultures of many different countries, containing articles in several languages, including Arabic, Italian, and German. Developed with the help of the Modern Language Association, the collection includes PMLA and a range of core journals in the diverse fields of literary criticism that have emerged in the last thirty years.

LexisNexis Academic

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 of Congress THOMAS Web Site

Information on the United States House and Senate, bills, and votes. The first database made available was Bill Text, followed shortly by Congressional Record Text, Bill Summary & Status, the Congressional Record Index, and the Constitution (now found, along with other historical Congressional documents, under the "Historical Documents" category on the THOMAS home page). Enhancements in the types of legislative data available, as well as in search and display capabilities, have been continuously added.

MasterFILE Premier (through EBSCOHOST)

MasterFILE Premier provides full text for more than 2,005 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multi-cultural periodicals. For some titles, full text archives are available back to 1975. The database also contains full text for over 300 reference books; 88,000 biographies; 86,000 primary source documents; and 107,000 photos, maps, and flags.

Military and Government Collection (formerly Military Library FullTEXT) (through EBSCOHOST)

Provides full text for nearly 400 military related periodicals.

National Archeological Database

National Archeological Database, Reports module, is an expanded bibliographic inventory of approximately 240,000 reports on archeological investigation and planning, mostly of limited circulation. This "gray literature" represents a large portion of the primary information available on archeological sites in the U.S. NADB-Reports can be searched by state, county, worktype, cultural affiliation, keyword, material, year of publication, title, and author.

Native Hawaiian Databook

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

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

NewsBank Access World News (Newspapers from the United States and all over the world)

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.

Newspaper Source Plus (through EBSCOHOST)

Newspaper Source contains full text for regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, newswires, newspaper columns as well as other sources. This database also contains indexing and abstracts for national newspapers.

Online Books Page

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.

Oxford English Dictionary (OED)

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.

Oxford Reference Online Collections

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.

Political Database of the Americas

The Political Database of the Americas is a non-governmental Internet-based project that provides reference materials, primary documents, comparative studies and statistical data for countries in the Western Hemisphere. It has been organized under the following themes: Constitutions and Constitutional Studies; Electoral Systems and Election Data; Decentralization; Political Parties; Executive Institutions; Legislative Institutions; Judicial Institutions; and Civil Society. The Political Database of the Americas is a joint World Wide Web-based project of the Center for Latin American Studies at Georgetown University and the Unit for the Promotion of Democracy at the Organization of American States.

Population & Environment Linkages Service

Abstracts and links to books, reports, journal articles, newspaper articles, news analysis, maps, conference papers, datasets, slide shows, organizations, regional overviews, laws, bills, and court decisions, and much more from around the world . . . from the simple to the technical . . . and person-to-person communication.

Population Index

Population Index is the primary reference tool to the world's population literature. It presents an annotated bibliography of recently published books, journal articles, working papers, and other materials on population topics. This website provides a searchable and browsable database containing 46,035 abstracts of demographic literature published in Population Index in the period 1986-2000.

Rand Abstracts and Subject Indexes

Despite the title of this entry, many titles are full-text. Search by keyword or browse by topic. Topics include: Child Policy; Civil and Criminal Justice; Education; Environment and Energy; Health; International Policy; Labor Markets; Methodology; National Security; Population and Regional Studies; Science and Technology; Social Welfare; Transportation. New areas of research not traditionally part of its agenda include The Arts and Latin American policy research

Terrorism Knowledge Base (TKB)

The MIPT Terrorism Knowledge Base (TKB) is the one-stop resource for comprehensive research and analysis on global terrorist incidents, terrorism-related court cases, and terrorist groups and leaders. TKB covers the history, affiliations, locations, and tactics of terrorist groups operating across the world, with over 35 years of terrorism incident data and hundreds of group and leader profiles and trials. TKB also features interactive maps, statistical summaries, and analytical tools that can create custom graphs and tables.

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

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.

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