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Landscape Architecture Library Research Guide: Finding Books & Dissertations

Guide to selected UH Manoa Library and Web resources for study and research in landscape architecture

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Finding Books (and More) at UH Manoa Library


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Hawaii Voyager | Search Guide (PDF)

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.

Do not use Hawaii Voyager to find specific journal articles on a topic. Go to Finding Journal Articles for links to those tools.

Hints for Searching Hawaii Voyager

Landscape architecture? Garden design? Built landscapes?

This is a complex and interdisciplinary topic. It isn't easy to figure out what search terms to use.

One way to find information resources in Hawaii Voyager is to use the Subject Browse search.

Relevant Subject Headings include:

  • Gardens - Design - History
  • Gardens - History
  • Landscape architecture - History
  • Landscape gardening

More Book Finding Tools

Selected New Books

Finding Dissertations and Theses

Some Useful Call Numbers

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

Horticulture call numbers start with SB

Gardens & Gardening - SB450.9 to SB 467.8

Landscape Architecture - SB469 to SB476.4

Parks - SB481 to SB486

Architecture call numbers start with NA

Agriculture call numbers start with S

Botany call numbers start with QK

Map of call number locations as a PDF file.

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