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.
As of September 1, 2020, the entering the library building requires a valid the University of Hawai'i ID.
Edward Seidensticker Best Japan Paper Award ($500)
The Center for Japanese Studies is happy to share that one student will receive the Edward Seidensticker Best Japan Paper prize at the 2021 UH Asian Studies Graduate Student Conference. This is a $500 prize. For more information, visit http://go.hawaii.edu/ku3
Last updated: 9 Dec 2020
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.
Okinawa Studies Librarian is on Family Medical Leave till January 31, 2021.
If you need assistance with Okinawa related questions or materials, please make an appointment with Okinawa Studies Librarian via email or phone.
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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 on July 1, 2019.
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.
The latest information on copying and printing, please read a blog post at: https://guides.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/okinawa/blog/Printing-and-Copying-in-Hamilton-Library-Updates
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