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Internment of Japanese & Japanese Americans in Hawaii: Finding Books

Books of interest

Library Catalog

Use UH Manoa OneSearch to find materials (printed books, ebooks, videos, journal articles) in the UH Manoa Library's collection. OneSearch will not search all databases and indexes.

The Basic Search looks for everything.

This Library searches the UH Manoa Library's Collection.

All UH Libraries search all libraries in the UH System

Articles+ searches a massive index of scholarly journal articles, magazine and newspaper articles, e-books, and legal documents.

Getting Library Books

How do you get a book once you find a reference to it in the catalog?

If it's supposed to be at UHM:

  • If its location is Hamilton Hawaiian or Hamilton Pacific, click the title and Sign In to request that it be brought out for you.
  • Otherwise, go to the library and get it. (Actually, you can use the Get This Item/Hold or Transfer option to ask us to pull it from the shelf for you, but it takes a day or so. Pick up non-Hawn/Pac books at the main circulation desk on the first floor.)
  • If it's not on the shelf, ask someone to help you find it.
  • If we can't find it, ask us to borrow it from somewhere else.

If it's supposed to be at another UH System library:

  • Request that it be sent here from the other UH System library. Use the Get This Item/Hold or Transfer This Item options in Voyager.
  • Or you can pick it up from that library yourself (quicker).

If it's at another library: