Main Campus Libraries

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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  • digitized rare and historical documents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

Sinclair Library welcomes new natural history exhibit on marine shells
Jun 1, 2015, Manoa — Collector Jim Fenske donated the extensive mollusk shell collection to UH in 2013.
Graduate students adopt Open Access policy for scholarship
May 4, 2015, Manoa — Will make scholarly articles available for free to educators, policymakers and the public worldwide.