HSPLS - Databases for Teachers & Librarians

Teachers & Staff

ERIC - The Education Resources Information Center provides access to a body of education literature (1966-present) to support the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research.

Hawaiian Legends Index - The Legends Index offers subject access to Hawaiian legends in selected English sources. Subjects indexed include: places, mythological and historical figures, plants, animals, objects and activities, human characteristics, and geographical features.).

Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts (LISTA) - Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) is available FREE to any library - compliments of EBSCO Publishing. LISTA indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

National Geographic Magazines - Features the complete archive of the flagship magazine, from October 1888 to the most current issue. Every page and every photograph is fully searchable. Also includes, under For Kids tab, access to National Geographic Kids magazines from February 2009 to May 2013.

National Geographic Virtual Library - This awardwinning, iconic magazine is famous for providing unparalleled, in-depth coverage of cultures, nature, science, technology and the environment. Features the complete archive of the magazine. Includes every page and every photograph, all fully searchable.

Professional Development Collection - Professional Development Collection includes full text for more than 520 high-quality education journals including: Booklist, Education, Education Digest, Education Week, Educational Leadership, High School Journal, Journal of Education, Journal of Educational Research, Phi Delta Kappan, Reading Teacher, School Library Journal, and many others.

Teacher Reference Center - The Teacher Reference Center (TRC) database provides indexing and abstracts for 280 periodicals. In addition, 96% of journals indexed in TRC are peer-reviewed. Does not include full text; however, the full-text to many of these articles may be found in other databases available through the Hawaii State Public Library System.

Testing & Education Reference Center - Includes 300 practice tests and courses and ebooks containing valuable study material. Information on 4,000 accredited schools. Scholarship search, resume builder, and career modules covering subjects from career change to salary negotiations. (GED Prep, AP Exams Prep, College Prep, Graduate School, International Tools, and Career Tools including Basic Computer Skills.)