Databases by Title
Journals, Newspapers and Streaming Video
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
Coverage of multidisciplinary academic journals. More than 9,000 full text journals. Subjects include Anthropology, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, General Science, Geography, Law, Mathematics, Music, Physics, Psychology, Religion and Philosophy, Science & Technology, Women’s Studies, Zoology and more. Updated daily.
Access World News
Find global information on topics related to business and economics, careers, criminal justice, education, environmental studies, health, international studies, performing and fine arts, political science, religion, social issues, sports, STEM and more from a variety of news media featuring newspapers, videos and web-only content including the Hawaii Tribune-Herald, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, USA Today and international sources.
More than 4.1 million citations from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library. Coverage for this database dates back to 1979.
Alt HealthWatch (EBSCO)
Complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Full text articles, from more than 180 international and often peer-reviewed, reports, proceedings, and association and consumer newsletters and hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.
Atla Digital Library (Atla)
The Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative (CDRI) was a project of Atla and the Association of Theological Schools. A repository of digital resources from member libraries, it includes “digital images of woodcuts, photographs, slides, papyri, coins, maps, postcards, manuscripts, lithographs, sermons, shape-note tune books, and various forms of Christian art, architecture, and iconography” with coverage including ancient Near East, missions, world religion, and more.
Atla Religion Database with AtlaSerials (EBSCO)
Combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with Atla’s online collection of major religion and theology journals. Coverage begins in 1949 although indexing for some titles extends back into the nineteenth century. Produced by the American Theological Library Association. Limited number of simultaneous users. If you can’t login, try again later.
APA PsycARTICLES (EBSCO)
More than 137,00 full text articles on current issues in psychology from the 66 journals published by the American Psychological Association and allied organizations, from 1894 to the present.
APA PsycINFO (EBSCO)
More than 2.5 million citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports in psychology. Also includes information about the psychological aspects of related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law. Journal coverage, from 1887-present, includes international material.
Biography Reference Bank (EBSCO)
Biographical full text and images from Current Biography, World Authors, Junior Authors & Illustrators and magazines and journals.
Biography Reference Center (EBSCO)
Collection of full text biographies from American National Biography, Biography Today, Biography, Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, Columbia University Press, American Reference Library, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Hutchinson’s Biography Database, Notable American Women, People in the News, Salem Press.
Black Freedom Struggle in the United States (ProQuest)
Primary source documents related to African American history in six time periods: Resistance to Slavery and the Abolitionist Movement (1790-1860), The Civil War and the Reconstruction Era (1861-1877), Jim Crow Era from 1878 to the Great Depression (1878-1932), The New Deal and World War II (1933-1945), The Civil Rights and Black Power Movements (1946-1975), The Contemporary Era (1976-2000).
Business Searching Interface (EBSCO)
Use this interface to search EBSCO’s business databases.
Business Source Complete (EBSCO)
Includes trade journals and general business magazines, books, case studies, Company View (company profiles), country economic reports, industry reports, market research reports, SWOT analyses.
Chronicle of Higher Education
News, information and jobs for college and university faculty members, administrators and students. From off campus, register and set up an account with your Chaminade email address to access premium content from any location or device.
Historic Hawaii and US newspapers, 1789 – 1924.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCO)
Comprehensive nursing and allied health research database with more than 770 full text journals and 275 books. Covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and other allied health disciplines. Includes PreCINAHL, Evidence-Based Care Sheets, Quick Lessons & Search Strategies and Research Instruments.
Civil Rights and Social Justice (HeinOnline)
Civil rights in the United States including hearing and committee prints, legislative histories, CRS and GAO reports, briefs from major Supreme Court cases, publications fromt he Commission on Civil Rights, books and civil rights organizations.
Cochrane Collection Plus – Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (EBSCO)
Bibliography of controlled trials (unbiased source of data for systematic reviews). Includes reports from conference proceedings and other sources.
Cochrane Collection Plus – Cochrane Clinical Answers (EBSCO)
Practical evidence for healthcare decision making.
Cochrane Collection Plus – Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (EBSCO)
Full text articles and protocols focusing on the effects of healthcare. Reviews are highly structured and systematic, with evidence included or excluded on the basis of explicit quality criteria, to minimize bias. Data is evidence-based medicine and is often combined statistically (with meta-analysis) to increase the power of the findings of numerous studies.
Cochrane Collection Plus – Cochrane Methodology Register (EBSCO)
Bibliography of publications which report on methods used in the conduct of controlled trials. Includes journal articles, books and conference proceedings. Contains studies of methods used in reviews and more general methodological studies for those preparing systematic reviews.
Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCO)
Full text of more than 450 journals. Includes Communication Thesaurus, reference browsing (searchable cited references) and Authors Profiles.
Computer Source (EBSCO)
Nearly 300 full text journals and magazines covering topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software.
Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO)
Consumer oriented health content in all areas of health and wellness.
Counseling and Therapy in Video
Largest and richest online collection of video available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. The collection’s wealth of video and multiplicity of perspectives allow students and scholars to see, experience, and study counseling in ways never before possible. Includes The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy.
An Apple OS X or Windows PC computer with Adobe Flash Player 9 (or higher) and Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 (or higher) or Firefox 3.0 or higher is required.
Criminal Justice (ProQuest)
Information on criminal justice topics, including corrections administration, law enforcement, social work, industrial security, drug rehabilitation, and criminal and family law. 80 full text titles with abstract and indexing for 240 U.S. and international journals.
Early childhood video training clips.
Education Research Complete
Covers areas of curriculum instruction, administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. Full text for 1,400 journals, education-related conference papers and more than 550 books and monographs. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.
Environment Complete (EBSCO)
Journals and monographs covering agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, public policy, sustainability and other related subjects.
Access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education (CIJE) and Resources in Education (RIE) Index. More than 224,000 full text documents from ERIC and citations and abstracts from over 825 educational and education-related journals.
European Views of the Americas: 1493 – 1750 (EBSCO)
Comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. Includes Merriam-Webster Dictionary of Pre-19th Century Terms & Definitions.
Explora Elementary School (EBSCO)
For grades K-5. Content from popular elementary school magazines, reference books, primary source documents, Associated Press videos and encyclopedia entries as well as images, maps and flags. All complete articles are assigned reading-level indicators (Lexiles).
Explora High School (EBSCO)
For high school students. Topic overviews, Associated Press videos, reading-level indicators (Lexiles). For HTML articles, text-to-speech and full-text translation in more than 30 languages.
Explora Middle School (EBSCO)
For middle school students. Content from popular magazines, reference books, primary source documents, Associated Press videos and encyclopedia entries. All complete articles are assigned reading-level indicators (Lexiles).
Explora Teacher’s Edition (EBSCO)
Lesson plans, curriculum standards, and other professional development resources for teachers.
Facts on File – News and Current Events
Facts on File World News Digest since 1940 about events, issues, statistics and people of the last 60+ years. Additional special features include maps, photographs, historic documents, and overviews of key issues, newsmakers and events. Includes Almanac, Encyclopedia, Curriculum Tools, and “Need a Research Topic?”
Films on Demand
Digital educational video, full length programs and video segments in Humanities & Social Sciences, Business & Economics, Science & Mathematics, Health & Medicine.
Fuente Academica (EBSCO)
Collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal, and Spain. Full text for more than 450 scholarly Spanish language journals.
Global Terrorism Database
Open-source database including information on terrorist events around the world from 1970 through 2011 (with annual updates planned for the future). Unlike many other event databases, the GTD includes systematic data on domestic as well as international terrorist incidents that have occurred during this time period.
Scholarly and general interest titles, government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology.
Gun Registration & Legislation in America (HeinOnline)
Articles, legislative histories, CRS reports, Congressional hearings, U.S. Supreme Court briefs, monographs and other materials on the topic of regulating firearms in the United States.
Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO)
Nearly 80 full text consumer health periodicals, plus full text health-related pamphlets and more than 130 health reference books, covering topics such as AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, aging, fitness, nutrition and dietetics, children’s health, women’s health, etc. Includes Clinical Reference Systems reports, AHFS Consumer Medication Information, Merriam-Webster’s Medical Desk Dictionary.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)
Nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, including nursing and allied health. Also includes AHFS Consumer Medication Information.
History Reference Center (EBSCO)
Full text for history periodicals, reference books, encyclopedias and nonfiction books. Includes historical documents, biographies, photos and maps and videos. Lexiles and Curriculum Standards Module.
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center (EBSCO)
Full text from leading hobby and craft magazines with books and videos, hobby profiles and recipes.
Home Improvement Reference Center (EBSCO)
Full text from home improvement magazines and reference books with images and videos.
Homeland Security Digital Library
U.S. policy documents, presidential directives and national strategy documents and other resources such as theses and reports.
Honolulu Star-Advertiser (ProQuest)
Hawaii newspapers: Honolulu Star-Advertiser (June 7, 2010 – present), Honolulu Advertiser (November 30, 2002 – June 6, 2010) and Honolulu Star-Bulletin (March 18, 1996 – June 6, 2010).
Honolulu Star-Advertiser (Digital Microfilm)
Digital microfilm for Honolulu Advertiser (January 2008 – June 6, 2010) and Honolulu Star-Advertiser (June 7, 2010 – ). Use Internet Explorer
Language & Literature (JSTOR)
Archival collection of 58 full text core journals in literary criticism, covering the literary cultures of many different countries in several languages, including Arabic, Italian, and German.
Legal Collection (EBSCO)
More than 250 full text scholarly law journals. Law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment and more.
Legal Information Reference Center (EBSCO)
Consumer legal reference books and state specific and multi-state legal forms.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) (EBSCO)
Indexes more than 600 periodicals plus books, research reports and proceedings. Includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, online information retrieval, information management and more.
Literary Reference Center Plus (EBSCO)
Includes full-text poems, short stories, synopses, critical essays, literary journals, reference books and author biographies, plus lesson plans and literary study guides.
Literature Resource Center (Gale)
Includes biographies, critical essays, overviews, plot summaries and explications, author portraits and full-text criticism from Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography, and Contemporary Literary Criticism (CLC) Select, full-text articles from over 300 scholarly journals and literary magazines, over 30,000 full text poems, short stories and plays, more than 4,500 interviews, links to related web sites, Merriam-Webster’s Encyclopedia of Literature.
MAS Complete (EBSCO)
For high school libraries; full text of popular high school magazines and reference books with biographies and primary source documents, images, photos, maps and flags.
MasterFILE Complete (EBSCO)
More than 2200 general interest full text magazines and journals covering business, health, education, fitness, sports & leisure, personal finance, general science, multicultural issues, DIY, fashion and more. Includes reference books, photos, maps and flags, and primary source documents.
Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by Latin American and Spanish publishers. Full text for nearly 120 peer-reviewed medical journals.
MEDLINE with Full Text (EBSCO)
Authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree numbers, tree hierarchy and explosion capabilities.
Open access preprint archive to health science articles. Preprints are preliminary reports that have not been peer reviewed.
Middle Search Plus (EBSCO)
Full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Also full text biographies and historical essay and primary source documents including Essential Documents in American History, reference books including the Funk and Wagnall’s New Encyclopedia and American Heritage Dictionary, 4th ed., Encyclopedia of Animals, and an Image Collection.
Military and Government Collection (EBSCO)
Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government. Full text for nearly 300 titles.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database
The NCJRS Abstracts Database contains summaries of the more than 210,000 criminal justice, juvenile justice, and substance abuse resources housed in the NCJRS Library collection. NOTE: This Database contains abstracts, not full-text documents. When the full-text is available online, a link to the document is included with the abstract.
New York Times Historical (Proquest)
Full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. 1851- 2014.
Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO)
More than 700 full text newspapers, including Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor, San Francisco Chronicle, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Times (UK) and others. Also includes television and radio news transcripts.
Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic)
Features more than 17,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis: full-text access to U.S. and international news back to the 1970s; economic data on U.S. and international businesses, corporations and industries; and full-text legal documents, including U.S. Federal and State court cases and law reviews from the late 18th century to present.
Nursing Reference Center (EBSCO)
Evidence-based, point-of-care resource for nurses with clinically organized quick lessons, evidence-based care sheets, continuing education modules, point-of-care drug information, patient education, best practice guidelines, detailed medical illustrations, the latest medical news, legal cases, research instruments, unique point-of-care reference books, and more. Also searches CINAHL Plus with Full Text and MEDLINE with Full Text.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)
Covers current social issues, including articles, viewpoint essays, topic overviews, primary source documents, biographies, court-case overviews, statistical tables, charts and graphs, images, maps and podcasts. National and state curriculum standards search.
Ovid Emcare (Ovid)
Over 80 top nursing journals; scholarly, peer-reviewed literature in nursing and allied health.
Poetry & Short Story Reference Center (EBSCO)
Classic and contemporary poems, short stories, dramatic works, audio recordings, videos, biographies, explications, ebooks, essays, Teaching & Learning Guides and lesson plans/labs.
Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)
More than 370 topics with overview, point and counterpoint. Includes Guide to Critical Analysis, EBSCO’s Curriculum Standards Module, multimedia content, and student research guides.
PrepSTEP for Colleges & Universities (EBSCO)
Improve core academic skills, score higher on college placement tests, explore careers, prepare for occupational exams or build workplace skills. Targeted Learning Centers: College Success Skills, Core Math and Science Skills, Core English Skills, Career Preparation, Placement Test Preparation, Basic Computer Skills, Grad School Admissions Preparation, Spanish Center.
Primary Search (EBSCO)
Full text for more than 70 popular, elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Also includes the Encyclopedia of Animals, Funk and Wagnall’s New Encyclopedia, American Heritage Children’s Dictionary, 3rd ed., and an Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.
Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)
Specialized collection especially for educators, librarians and education researchers. Full text of over 500 education and library science journals and more than 200 educational reports.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO)
Comprehensive database of almost 400 full text journals, covering topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
Psychotherapy and counseling streaming videos. Includes Instructor’s Manuals.
Regional Business News (EBSCO)
Comprehensive full text for more than 50 business newswires and regional business publications.
Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCO)
Covers topics such as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy. Nearly 300 full text journals.
Research in Ministry (Atla)
Free thesis and dissertation abstract database
“Curated collection of information on disclosed chemistry and related research produced by CAS.” Includes SciPlanner Reaction Planning Tool. Requires REGISTRATION to set up an account. Login with your Chaminade ID and password, then register using your Chaminade email address.
Science Reference Center (EBSCO)
Full text science periodicals and reference books, encyclopedias, essays, and biographies, with animations, images and videos. Topics include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, life science, mathematics, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology, and wildlife. Includes Lexiles and Curriculum Standards Module.
Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law (HeinOnline)
All essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world, including colony, state and federal stature dealing with slavery and all reported state and federal cases on slavery into the 20th century. Pamphlets and books written about slavery and English-language legal commentary on slavery published before 1920 and modern histories of slavery and modern law review articles.
Small Business Reference Center (EBSCO)
Comprehensive resource for small business owners and those interested in starting a business, offering full text periodicals and reports, sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, videos and reference books. Supports small business owners in all relevant areas from planning, financing and managing a business to exit strategies.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center (EBSCO)
Maintenance and repair guides for small engines.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
Online open access database of working papers on a variety of topics related to the social sciences, including psychology, public administration, and health services management. The SSRN eLibrary contains over 340,000 abstracts for scholarly working papers and over 270,000 full text documents in PDF format.
Sustainability Reference Center (EBSCO)
Covers environmental stewardship, corporate social responsibility and federal, state and local regulations, expert analyses, benchmarks and best practices for sustainability initiative management.
Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO)
Provides indexing and abstracts for over 270 popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines.
Teaching Channel (Videos)
14,000+ video library includes current techniques and best practices. NOTE: For unrestricted video and supporting material access, do not log in to your personal account.
Explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints. Sources include international and regional newspapers, periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.
US West Newsstream (ProQuest)
Recent regional news content and archives back to the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, and news sites from Hawaii, Guam, Alaska, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. Includes Honolulu Star-Advertiser (Jun 7, 2010-present), Honolulu Advertiser (Nov 30, 2002-Jun 6, 2010) and Honolulu Star-Bulletin (Mar 18, 1996-Jun 6, 2010).
Vocational & Career Collection (EBSCO)
Full text coverage for nearly 350 trade and industry-related periodicals.
Vocational Studies Complete (EBSCO)
For research needs of two-year colleges and vocational programs. Subjects include biotechnology, computer and data processing, cosmetology, electrical technology, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, interior design, paralegal studies, robotics, travel and tourism, fashion design, law enforcement and criminal justice, veterrinary assisting.
Wall Street Journal (ProQuest)
Leading business, finance, and economics newspaper, including reports, analysis, editorials, and opinions on the stock market, global business, economics, consumer affairs, popular culture, trends and important issues. Not included are stock quotes and classified ads.1982 – present.
World News Digest – News and Current Events
Since 1940, events, issues, statistics and people. Additional special features include maps, photographs, historic documents, and overviews of key issues, newsmakers and events. Includes Almanac, Encyclopedia, Curriculum Tools, and “Need a Research Topic?”
Books and Ebooks
Book Collection: Nonfiction (EBSCO)
Research database for school and public libraries. Abstracts and searchable full text for more than 4,100 popular nonfiction books. Includes core subject areas, careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills and more.
Book Collection: Nonfiction – Elementary School Edition (EBSCO)
Abstracts and searchable full text for over 1,300 popular nonfiction books. Includes high interest titles on animals, weather, holidays, adventure, sports, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, nature, civics and more.
Book Collection: Nonfiction – High School Edition (EBSCO)
Abstracts and searchable full text for over 2,450 popular nonfiction books. Includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics and more.
Book Collection: Nonfiction – Middle School Edition (EBSCO)
Abstracts and searchable full text for over 3,100 popular nonfiction books. Includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, history, science, women, civics and more.
Encyclopaedia Britannica Online – Academic Edition
Research Tools include Video Collection, Timelines, World Data Analyst, Compare Countries, World Atlas, Notable Quotations, Gateway to the Classics. Also Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus.
Full text forensic ebooks covering criminal justice and law, computer crime investigations and forensics.
Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO)
Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keyword within the entry.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Electronic reference books in Arts, Biography, Business, Education, Environment, History, Information and Publishing, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation and World, Religion, Science and Social Science.
Discover books and audiobooks based on preferences and interests, includes fiction and nonfiction titles.
NoveList K-8 Plus
Readers’ advisory for younger readers (grades pre-K to 8). Fiction and nonfiction titles.
Nursing [email protected]
More than 300 full text titles in multiple nursing sub-specialties, including surgery, administration, pediatrics, diagnosis, palliative care, and more.
Oxford English Dictionary
Words from the English-speaking world, including pronunciation, etymological analysis and variant spelling. Updated quarterly.
APA PsycBOOKS (EBSCO)
Full text database of chapters from over 1,500 books from the American Psychological Association and other publishers, including over 740 classic titles, and Encyclopedia of Psychology. Updated monthly.
Library of Congress Classification Web
Library of Congress classification system and subject headings. Limited number of simultaneous users. If you can’t login, try again later.
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