Library Departments, Collections & Services
Library Staff Directory by Departments and Collections
UH Manoa Library (housed in Hamilton and Sinclair facilities) provides the largest collection of information research materials in the state. More than 3.4 million volumes, including about 65,000 currently received print and electronic journal titles, make this the 61st largest research library in the U.S. Its website provides access to local and national indexes, specialized databases, internet resources, unique, local digitized collections, and library catalogs throughout the nation.
Hamilton Library contains the main book, periodical, and microform collections. Separate components include the Asia Collection; Archives & Manuscripts; Hawaiian & Pacific Collections; Special Research Collections (including rare books); the Charlot Collection; Government Documents; Maps, Aerials, and GIS (MAGIS); Business, Humanities and Social Sciences; and Science and Technology (including medicine). Librarians provide reference services, online information retrieval, research paper consultation, and instruction on library use, and information literacy. The Interlibrary Loan service helps faculty and students obtain research material from off-campus sources. A Computerized Learning and Information Center is staffed in partnership with Information Technology Services. Graduate students may reserve lockers and private study carrels in Hamilton on a space-available basis.
Sinclair Library houses the Reserve Materials Collection, the Wong Audiovisual Center, the Wong Computer Lab, the Student Success Center, and the Music Collection. Older bound periodicals are also housed in Sinclair. The Wong Audiovisual Center has a large collection of video and sound recordings that may be reserved for classroom showings or individual use. The Student Success Center offers workshops and tutorials on study skills, test-taking strategies, career planning, writing, and information literacy.
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