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World-class Library Collections

Library science is transforming at a rapid pace from stacks of books and periodicals to new electronic resources – and UH libraries are in the thick of it.

UH libraries house or provide access to:

  • almost 3.5 million books and journals
  • a century of Hawaiian language newspapers
  • the world’s largest collection of English-language documentary videos from Asia
  • photo archives
  • electronic journals and books
  • digitized rare and historical documents
  • Hawai‘i congressional papers
  • botanical and fine art prints
  • other special research collections
  • computer labs
  • small group study rooms and presentation practice rooms

Visit individual campus libraries using the links in the left-hand menu.

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Recent library news

Public can learn about preservation of kapa at Hamilton Library open house
Apr 30, 2014, Manoa — Project partners are Hamilton Library Preservation Department and Daughters of Hawai‘i.
Presentation will address how academic libraries are in transition
Mar 28, 2014, Manoa — The Humanities Initiative Open Forum will be held on April 3 in Hamilton Library Room 301.