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Agriculture Library Research Guide: Finding Books & Dissertations

Guide to selected UH Manoa Library and Web resources for tropical agriculture - especially those that relate to Hawaii and the Pacific Islands

Getting Started - Finding Background Information

Hawaii Voyager 

Use Hawaii Voyager to find both print and electronic forms of books, journals, videos, and more in the UH System libraries.

Use the Get This Item link in the upper right side of the item record to transfer a book to you from another UH System library; to recall a checked out book; or, to use an item in the Hawaiian, Pacific, or Special Research Collections.

See Search Guide (PDF)


WorldCat a catalog of the world's library catalogs through OCLC.  This is a great database to confirm bibliographic information and to find books in your field. It is also an effective route to requesting an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) by finding the book in WorldCat then clicking on the ILL link in the Worldcat record.

OneSearch to Find Books and Journal Articles

E-Books

Finding Dissertations and Theses

Historical Books

Some Useful Call Numbers

Books in UH Libraries are shelved by Library of Congress call numbers.

Agriculture call numbers start with S

Animal science call numbers start with SF

Biology call numbers start with QH

Botany call numbers start with QK

Environmental resource economics start with HD

Food science call numbers start with TX642 - TX840

Forestry call numbers start with SD

Horticulture call numbers start with SB

Nutrition call numbers start with TX341 - TX641

Zoology call numbers (including entomology) start with QL

Map of call number locations as a PDF file.