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Kuang-tien (K.T.) Yao 姚張光天
Chinese Studies Librarian
Tel: (808) 956-2312


Welcome to the China Collection of Hamilton Library. The China Collection acquires materials in suppor t of Chinese studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Resources are collected about China, Taiwan, and other Chinese communities, written in Chinese, English, as well as other Western languages. The collection covers a variety of subjects in the huma nities and social sciences and is particularly strong in history, literature, language, philosophy, and fine arts.



  • We welcome you to visit our Taiwan Collection for more specific information on Taiwan studies.

  • Wade-Giles to Pinyin Conversion at UHM Library: starting in October 2000, the library began using Pinyin as the standard romanization system for Chinese. Conversion of retrospective records will be ongoing. Users are advised to use both Pinyin and Wade-Giles to search for Chinese materials in the online catalog during the conversion process.

Note: The Chinese characters on this website are encoded in UTF-8.