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Finding Books in the Library Catalog
OneSearch Manoa is the library's integrated search tool. It will search the library's catalog for material in the library, including books, articles, conference papers, maps, government documents, DVDs, archives & manuscripts, and more. Also will search ebooks and SOME databases.
Web-scale discovery tool for finding millions of articles, books, media and more using a single search. Includes the UH Voyager Catalog plus a huge index of academic journals on most topics. Also includes conference papers, maps, government documents, music scores, DVDs, archives & manuscripts, and more.
Finding Dissertations and Theses
An increasing number of UH Mānoa dissertations and theses are available through our open access institutional repository, ScholarSpace. Open access; no login required.
More Book Finding Tools
WorldCat (via OCLC FirstSearch)
Search thousands of libraries around the world with a single interface. If the book you find is not available at a UH library, you can use the "Request via ILL" link to borrow the book from another library.
Some Useful Call Numbers
Books in UH Libraries are shelved by Library of Congress call numbers.
Science call numbers start with Q
Technology call numbers start with T
see below for more detailed classification
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The Classification of General Science
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CLASSIFICATION OUTLINE
Subclass Q : Science (General)
Q1-295 : General
- Q1 : Periodicals
- Q9 : Yearbooks
- Q10 : Societies
- Q101 : Congresses
- Q115 : Voyages and expeditions
- Q121 : Encyclopedias
- Q125 : History
- Q130 : Women in Science
- Q141 : Biography
- Q145 : Scientists' directories
- Q151 : Early works (to 1800)
- Q158 : General works, 1801-
- Q164 : Scientific recreations
- Q167 : Anecdotes, facetiae, satire, etc.
- Q171 : Essays, lectures, addresses, etc.
- Q173 : Miscellaneous speculations on the universe
- Q175 : Philosophy. Methodology.
- Q176 : Periodicity. Cycles.
- Q177 : Classification of the sciences
- Q179 : Language. Nomenclature. Terminology. Abbreviations.
- Q180 : Research
- Q181 : Study and teaching