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Search many of the library's information resources at once. Learn more
See the OneSearch page for additional information and search options.

Online Library Catalogs

Search for books, videos, and other materials in the library's collections. Learn more.
Hawaiʻi Voyager
LCC Library's catalog. Also find materials in other University of Hawaiʻi libraries.
Public Library Catalog
Search for materials at the Hawaii State Public Library System

Internet Search Sites

Search for information on the Internet. Learn more.

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Print Resources

Leeward CC Library Collections
How materials in the Leeward CC Library are organized, and where they are located.
Leeward CC Periodicals List
Magazines, journals, & newspapers at the Leeward CC Library.

Research Guides

The Handout Rack
Handouts and guides published by the library.
Subject-specific research guides prepared by Leeward CC librarians.

Need Help?

Visit or contact a reference librarian for help with doing research. Phone 455-0379, e-mail lccref@hawaii.edu, send a text message to
415-448-7595, or chat online.

Alternate Access

Back-Up Website
http://www2.hawaii.edu/~lccref is a back-up web page with links to our research databases, which you can use if this website is unavailable. Bookmark the site today.
Mobile Library Website
http://www.leeward.hawaii.edu/lib/m is designed for smartphones. Search the library catalog, mobile-enabled research databases, and view LibGuides. View the QR code.

Database & E-Resource Lists

Databases A-to-Z  |  Databases by Topic

Online Research Databases

Search for information from a broad range of different publications. Learn more.

Periodical Search Tools

EBSCOhost Research Databases
Academic Search Complete, and other EBSCO databases, providing articles from thousands of magazines, journals, newspapers, and other publications.
A digital library of archival journal articles, from the Arts & Sciences I, II, & III collections.
Articles from Elsevier science journals.
Hawaiʻi & Pacific-Region Periodicals
Learn more about finding information from Hawaiʻi/Pacific periodicals in print and electronic format, including links to Hawaiʻi publications and periodical content sources.
  • Hawaiʻi Newspaper Index — Index to The Honolulu Advertiser, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, and Honolulu Star-Advertiser, going back to 1989 (online index) and 1929-1994 (printed index). Not a full-text database.
  • ProQuest News & Newspapers — Full-text articles from The Honolulu Advertiser (Nov. 30, 2002 - June 6, 2010), Honolulu Star-Bulletin (March 18, 1996 - June 6, 2010), and the Honolulu Star-Advertiser (June 7, 2010 - present).
  • Hawaiʻi Pacific Journal Index — An index to newspapers, magazines, and journals published in Hawaiʻi and the Pacific region. Not a full-text database.

E-Book Search Tools

Capstone Interactive Library
Interactive eBooks that develop reading skills.
Credo Reference
Articles from hundreds of reference books and other sources.
More than 86,000 electronic books you can read on your computer. ebrary titles can also be found by searching in Hawaiʻi Voyager.
EBSCOhost eBook Collections
Focuses on the academic and trade information needs of community colleges. Also includes University of Hawaiʻi Press titles that used to be available from NetLibrary.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
An electronic bookshelf of reference books published by Gale.
Ulukau: The Hawaiian Electronic Library
Searchable digitized books about Hawaiʻi, in Hawaiian and in English. Also, historical Hawaiian-language newspapers, photographs, videos, and more.

Library Full-Text Periodical Titles List

SFX OpenURL Link Resolver
Lists full-text periodicals and e-books available from the library's different research databases. Learn more.
Are you having difficulty accessing any of these databases? Would you like to link to an article or e-book from these databases?

Subscribed Online Resources

These are individual online periodicals and reference sources subscribed to by the library.
ABI/Inform Complete
Business reports and articles from sources incl. The Economist, Financial Times, & Wall Street Journal.
Ancestry Library Edition
A genealogy and historical research tool with information from government, church, & business records.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Online version of the newspaper for college faculty and administrators.
CollegeSource Online
College catalogs, describing courses and programs, from schools around the world.
CQ Researcher
Comprehensive reports on current issues.
Dictionary of Literary Biography
Information about the lives and work of thousands of authors.
eHRAF World Cultures
Human Relations Area Files contains ethnographic collections covering all aspects of cultural and social life.
Encylopædia Britannica Online Academic
Online version of the classic encyclopedia.
Ethnographic Video Online: Volume III, Indigenous Voices
Ethnographic films, documentaries, feature films, and fieldwork studying human culture and society.
Facts on File Databases
The history databases American History Online, Ancient and Medieval History Online, and Modern World History Online; the current affairs database Issues & Controversies; the science database Today's Science; and streaming video from Films on Demand, from Facts on File.
Films on Demand
Streaming educational videos: History and Careers & Job Search Collections.
Issues & Controversies
Presenting different sides of current issues, from Facts on File.
Kanopy Streaming Videos
Over 26,000 films from 800 top producers.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Presenting different sides of current issues, from Gale.
ProQuest Research Companion
Guides you through the process of finding, evaluating, and using information.
Safari Books Online
Technology, digital media, and business e-books and videos.
SAGE Business Researcher
Comprehensive reports for students studying business and management.
Online version of the journal Science.
Today's Science
Science news written especially for students, from Facts on File.
Are you having difficulty accessing any of these databases? Would you like to link to an article, e-book, or video from these databases?

Other Libraries and Resources

Other Libraries
Some of the materials and resources you need may be available at other Hawaiʻi libraries that you can use.
Selected Online Information Sources
A short list of useful websites you might not have heard of.