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Biological Engineering Library Research Guide: Finding Books & Dissertations

Guide to selected UH Manoa Library and Web resources for study and research in biological engineering

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

Finding Dissertations and Theses

More Book Finding Tools

Some Useful Call Numbers

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

Agricultural engineering call numbers start with TJ1430 - TJ1496

Agriculture call numbers start with S

Biology call numbers start with QH

Biotechnology call numbers start with TP

Civil engineering call numbers start with TA

Environmental engineering call numbers start with TD

Food science call numbers start with TX642 - TX840

Horticulture call numbers start with SB

Map of the call number locations as a PDF file.

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