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Oceans, ocean engineering, biology of oceans, marine sciences
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Background Reading

Hawaii Voyager

 The online catalog of the University of Hawaii. Begin with keywords that describe your topic, such as ocean AND drilling

Refine your search by clicking on a record and identifying relevant Library of Congress Subject Headings.

Voyager Basic Search Tips

  • Use ? to truncate words
  • Use Journal Title Begins With to search for a particular journal
  • Use Title Begins With to search, a book title,
    example: deepwater offshore wind technology research requirements  will retrieve the record for this electronic government document.
  • Search by keyword phrases by enclosing the phrases in quotes, example: "deep sea drilling" keyword search
  • Use the Get Item link to recall a checked out book or to request the book from another UH System library.

Annual Reviews via the UHM proxyserver

Annual Reviews is a collection of substantive review articles in a broad range of science and social science disciplines by scholars who are recognized as authorities in their fields.

Click on Search to look for articles in your topic areas.

Google Books

Use Google Books to find information about your topic in books the UH Manoa Library may have on the shelves. Google Books provides a way to find information that might otherwise be hidden.  Books published earlier than 1923 are in public domain and will usually be available to you in full-text, downloadable pdfs.

Search in Voyager on the titles of books that you find in Google Books to locate them on the UH Manoa Library shelves.


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