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Finding Biographical Articles
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"Peer-reviewed papers, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, universities and other scholarly organizations."
Hint: Login to set up a Library Link to WCC’s library databases.
Multidisciplinary reference books, primary source documents and images. Updated daily.
Men of Hawaii
Published 1917-1935. Each volume includes short professional and personal biographies of the profiled men, in some cases accompanied by photographic illustrations.
NewsBank - America's News
U.S. news content from local, regional, and national sources, including printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Includes a selection of news sources from Oahu, Kauai, and Hawaiʻi Island.
Newspaper Source Plus
Articles from more than 860 full-text newspapers plus television and radio news transcripts.
News from the last 30 days from Associated Press, United Press International, PR Newswire, Xinhua, CNN Wire, and Business Wire.
Articles from international and regional newspapers, periodicals, plus biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.
Set up Library Links to WCC databases from Google Scholar
Link gScholar to WCC Library
Log in to your Google@ UH account.
Go to Google Scholar at http://scholar.google.com
Clink on the Settings link at the top of the page (Click "More" if you don't see it)
Click on the Library Links tab
Enter in the search box Windward
Click Find Library
Check the boxes for:
Windward Community College – GetThis@WCC
Windward Community College – Full-Text ProQuest
Repeat search for all of your campuses. You may have up to 5 library links.
Public Library Resources
Log in with your Hawaii State Public Library card number and PIN (typically the last 4 digits of your phone number).
(Via HSPLS) Biography in Context
Reference content, periodicals and multimedia. Search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.
(Via HSPLS) Biography Reference Bank
( Hawaii State Public Library) Includes content from the
Current Biography and World Authors, and Junior Authors & Illustrators series, plus articles and images.
Windward Community College Library