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The Library at the University of Hawaii Windward Community College


Selected Resources for WCC Classes

English | Hawaiian Studies | Internet Workshops | Language & Linguistics| Multidisciplinary | Music | Natural Sciences | Philosophy & Religion  | Social Sciences | Speech and Communication | Writing Resources

English (also see Writing Resources)

 
Literary Criticism on the Web (Prepared for Eng 250)
Web resources for finding critical essays.
Finding Editorials on the Web (Prepared for Eng 22)
Web resources for finding editorial essays.

Hawaiian Studies (see also Hawaiian Geography and Politics)

General Hawaiian Studies Resources
Print Resources for HWST 107 and HWST 270 research projects.

Hawaiian Studies 107
Print and online resources for Dr. Moore's HWST 107 class, including informaton on Polynesian cultures, Voyaging, and Akua.
 
Hawaiian Religion Resources
Print resources for HWST 205 research projects.

Hawaiian Language Resources
Print resources for HAW 101, 102, 201 and 202.

Hawaiian History Resources
Print resources for HIST 224

Internet Workshops and Resources

Using the Internet for Research Papers 
Links to resources that will help you find a topic, gather information, and write your paper.
Internet Searching Basics - Part I
Pointers on planning your presearch strategy, and links to several types of Internet Search Engines
Internet Searching Basics - Part II
Get better results! Learn about combining search terms, searching multiple word endings, and using phrase searching to focus your Internet searches. 
Internet Resources for Job Hunting (Prepared for IS 105C)
Links to job listings and other career and job search resources. 

Language & Linguistics

Japanese Language Resources (Prepared for Japanese 101)
Print and online resources.

Linguistics (Prepared for Linguistics 102)
Print and online resources.

Multidisciplinary

Resources for the Marine Options ProgramPrint and online resources.

Music

Finding Information on Composers (Prepared for MUS 106)

Finding Information Historic Costumes (Prepared for MUS 106)

Finding Information on Popular Music (Prepared for MUS 166)

Where to find information about popular music at the WCC Library and online. 
 

Natural Sciences

Aquaculture Resources
Information and links to journal databases and websites.

Archaeoastronomy Resources (prepared for ASTRO 130)
Information and links to journal databases and websites.

Astronomy Information Resources
Links to journal databases and websites, plus a list of useful books.

General Science Resources
Links to journal databases and websites for science information

Ecology: Selected Information Resources (prepared for SCI 124)
Links to journal databases and Websites, plus a selected list of reference books and periodicals.

Doing Library Research for Your Scientific Paper
Learn about finding a research topic, gathering information, and citing sources for your scientific research paper.

Plants in the Hawaiian Environment
Information resources on plants of Hawaii.

Microbiology - Pathogenic Organisms (Prepared for MICRO 130) 
Links to specific sources of information about disease causing organisms, as well. 

Veterinary Technician (Prepared for ANSC 151)
Links to databases, organizations, and other animal health resources.

Philosophy & Religion

Resources for Philosophy (Prepared for Phil 100)
Online information resources for students of Philosophy. 
 
Resources on Indian Religions
Information resources on Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism.
 
Resources on Sacred Places
Information resources on places with religious or spiritual significance.

Resources on Selected Religious Holidays
(Prepared for Rel 151)
Online information resources for students of Religion. 

Social Sciences

American Politics (Prepared for POLSC 130)
Online and Print information resources for students of American Government.

Anthropology
Information resources for Anthropology students.

Archaeoastronomy Resources (prepared for ASTRO 130)
Information and links to journal databases and websites.

Economics
Links to information sources, from the local to global level
Geography
Geography of Hawaii
plus special list for GEOG 122 Assignment - Island Isolation
Politics of Hawaii
Psychology
Selected information resources in general psychology.

 
 
Personality Psychology
Selected information resources in psychology of personality.

World Politics (Prepared for POLSC 120)
Online and Print information resources for students of World Politics.

Research Methods (Prepared for SSCI 200)
 

Speech and Communication

Biographical Information Resources (Prepared for SPE 151 F 10)

Persuasive Speech Resources (Prepared for Lewis' SPE 151 Sp 10)

Interpersonal Communication Information Resources (Prepared for SPE 181 F 10)

COM 145 Interpersonal Communication Reading List

2004 Presidential Candidate Nomination Acceptance Speeches (Prepared for SPE 251 S 04)

Two speeches about 9/11 (Prepared for SPE 251 S 02)
 
Information Resources for Speech (Prepared for SPE 251 S 02)
 

Writing Resources

Selecting a Topic for Your Research Project

Narrowing Your Topic (HTML |PowerPoint)
Strategies to use in getting a general research topic down to a manageable size.

Thesis Statements
Library and Web resources on thesis statements.
 
Periodical Articles: From Sensational to Scholarly
A chart comparing the characteristics of different types of periodicals.

 
 
Using the Internet for Research Papers 
 
 

 

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