Okinawan Studies Library Guide (LibGuides) has been developed to support your research on Okinawa & Ryukyus / 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/Ryukyus helpful.
To use the Okinawa Special Collection, please make an appointment with Okinawa Studies Librarian by email. At least 2-week advance notice is needed.
New Developments in Research on the Battle of Okinawa: New Generation's Approach
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
As of December 20, 2018, Kindai Okinawa shinbun shūsei DVD-ban (『近代沖縄新聞集成DVD版』; UH Mānoa Library Call Number DVD ROM 1119) is unavailable. The Library is trying to find a way to make the resources available. The Library will announce when the CD-ROMs become available for use.
Starting Sun, June 3, 2019, Sinclair Library's hours had change.
Hamilton Library will open from Monday to Friday, from 8:00 AM to 6 PM. The Library closes on Saturday and Sunday. The Asia Department Reference service at the desk is from 10 AM to 4 PM when the Library is open.
If you need assistance, please make an appointment with Okinawa Studies Librarian via email or phone.
Hamilton Library Hours: http://manoa.hawaii.edu/library/about/visiting-the-library/hours/
UH Mānoa Academic Calendar: https://manoa.hawaii.edu/ovcaa/calendar.htm
As of April 4, 2019, Hamilton Library has 2 book scanners on the first floor for the public to use. As of April 4, 2019, there is a color photocopier near the book scanners. However, the color photocopier will be removed sometime in July.
As of end of May, 2019, a new pay black and white photocopier became available. It was installed in the alcove between the Sunny Alcove. Copying is $0.10 per page, and black & white only.
Before you visit the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Library, please check the Hawai'i State Holidays and the Library's Hours page.