By Susan Shishido, Librarian
New Databases For Students, Parents & Teachers:
Thanks to a Federal grant obtained by the Dept. of Education, schools throughout Hawaii have access to numerous internet magazine/journal databases. Students, parents & teachers of KKHS are encouraged to access these databases from any internet terminal on our school campus or from home computers.
The databases are as follows:
MasterFile Premier, Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, Business Wire News, Religion & Philosophy Collection, Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection, Health Source: Consumer edition, Health Source: Nursing, MEDLINE, Alternative Health Watch, MAS Ultra, Middle Search Plus, Primary Search, TOPIC search, Professional Development Collection, ERIC, Computer Source, NoveList and Military Library FullTEXT.
All of these databases can be accessed by using the following address:
The databases that are highly recommended for student use are: MAS Ultra, Middle Search Plus, Primary Search, and NoveList.
Magazine Articles Online is a full text, general reference database designed for high school libraries. This database includes:
Middle Search Plus is a comprehensive, general periodical database that covers a broad range of general topics designed to assist middle and junior high school students. This database includes:
Primary Search is a comprehensive, children's periodical database that covers a broad range of general topics designed for elementary schools. This database includes:
NoveList is a Fiction Reader's Advisory. It contains over 100,000 reviewed fiction titles.
The other listed academic databases will prove especially helpful to teachers and parents and those working in the business world.
We have free access to these databases for only one year so please log on to them and make good use of them for your reports, senior papers and your own personal information needs. Parents may use the "Primary Search" for their younger elementary children.