Main Campus Libraries

This page is maintained by
External Affairs and University Relations

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  • digitized rare and historical documents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.

Learn about UH Manoa’s School of Library and Information Science

Recent library news

Art, law meet on common ground of social justice at library exhibit
Oct 1, 2015, Manoa — Collection of works created by community members of the William S. Richardson School of Law.
Faculty Lecture Series launches with discussion of old music in new films
Sep 10, 2015, Manoa — Associate Professor of Music Kate McQuiston to give Sept. 17 talk at Hamilton Library.