Science and Technology
The Science and Technology Reference Department, located in the Hamilton Library Addition, proudly supports the information needs of the University community in a variety of fields, including:
One of your responsibilities as a graduate student (besides doing well in your classes and perhaps some teaching responsibilities) is to perform research. This guide includes
Question: Ugh, why can't I just use Google? It's awesome.
Answer: Google is a great starting point for doing research. The searching ability of Google is indeed awe-inspiring, and a lot of material can be freely (and legally) accessed online. But some of that information may not be trustworthy enough for academic research, and some materials are not easily available on Google or not available at all. Some examples are:
As a student of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, you have easy access to a vast library of high-quality information that includes paid subscriptions to hundreds of academic journals and thousands of books in your discipline.
Come visit us on the first floor of the Hamilton Library Addition for more information about this topic or any other Sci/Tech topics.
Sci/Tech Reference Desk Hours:
Monday - Friday, 9 am - 4 pm
Too busy to come in person? You can call during reference desk hours, or email any time.
Sci/Tech Reference Desk Phone:
E-mail Sci/Tech: firstname.lastname@example.org