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Okinawan Studies: Home

This guide to introduce you to resources on Okinawa and Ryukyu.

Welcome

 (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.

Quick Links

Hawaii Voyager Online Catalog
 
One Search Manoa 
one search

Japan/Okinawan Studies LibGuides

UHM Library Okinawa Collection
 

 
UHM Center for Okinawan Studies


UHM Center for Japan Studies

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

 

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FAQs

Where is your collection located?

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.
 
I heard you have special collections.  What are they?  How can I access?

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
When are you open?

General collection is open during the Library hours.  http://library.manoa.hawaii.edu/about/hours.html  Special collections are open by appointment.

Japan Studies Guide

Tokiko Y Bazzell バゼル山本登紀子
Contact:
Asia Collection Department, University of Hawaii at Manoa Library. Room 403
Email: tokiko [at] hawaii.edu
Phone: (808) 956-2315
Skype Contact
Social:Twitter Page
Subjects:Japan, Okinawa

Asia Collection

asia home

Asia Collection
Reference Desk Hours
Monday - Friday 10:00-4:00
Closed Saturdays, Sundays and holidays
(All library hours)

Email Reference

asiaref@hawaii.edu
Telephone Reference (Asia-related questions only)

956-8116 Monday - Friday 10:00am-4:00pm

 

 

 

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