Library Guides (LibGuides) to Japanese & Okinawan research
Japan Studies Collection
Resource guide to start your research on Japan
Japan Studies E-Resources
List of e-resources relevant to Japan studies and useful information for successful ILL/DD
DVD title index of the Uchinanchu Worldwide TV series
See each episode title of the 206 Uchinanchu Worldwide TV programs
(Shuri Castle / 首里城正殿)
Okinawan Studies Library Guide has been developed to support your research on Okinawa & Ryukyu / 沖縄・琉球 at the UHM Library. Sources with "UHM Only" notation means that you need to log in the UHM Library system with your UHM username and password to use the sources. Hope you will find the information of a wide range of resources on Okinawa/Ryukyu helpful.
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The Sakamaki/Hawley and Hawaii Karate Museum Collections are NOT available in Fall 2013 due to the Library renovation. They may be available to the public from January 13, 2014. At least, 2-week-advanced appointment prior to your arrival is required.
The general materials are integrated into the East (Japanese language) and Asia (English & other western languages) Collections of Hamilton Library on the 3rd and 4th floors. Hamilton Library's floor plans are available here. Please use the Hawaii Voyager Online Catalog to identify the resources you need.
The Japan Collection holds the following special collections housed in the Asia Special Collections room. All the items are not circulating. The Japan Collection staff retrieves materials prior to your visit. Please read the access policy to make an appointment in advance.
- Hawaii Karate Museum Collection / 布哇空手博物館コレクション: over 200 materials on Karate and martial arts collected by the Hawaii Karate Museum
- Sakamaki/Hawley Collection / サカマキ・宝玲コレクション: over 2,000 items on Ryukyu and Okinawa collected by Shunzo Sakamaki and Frank Hawley
General collection is open during the Library hours. http://library.manoa.hawaii.edu/about/hours.html Special collections are open by appointment.