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.
March 21-24, 2019 in Denver, CO
Registration & Housing now open!
The Okinawa Prefectural Government and the George Washington University Okinawa Collection are sponsoring an essay contest to foster the study of U.S. military base issues in Okinawa and research on Okinawan culture, economics, history, politics, and society. The information is available at http://www.okinawa-conference.com/.
The list in PDF: (look for the latest month on the landed page)
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.
As of January 17, 2018 (JST), the University of the Ryukyus Library (UORL) and the University of Hawai'i at Mãnoa Library's Okinawa Collection found out that the collaboratively digitized materials Sakamaki/Hawley Collection among the UORL's Digital Archives are not properly loading when the users access them with their web browsers. This is a server issue, and both UORL and UH Mãnoa Library are in the process of investigating and fixing the problem.
If you encounter a similar loading problem, please try different time. UORL and UH Mãnoa Library also advise users to wait longer than usual sever response time. UH Mãnoa Library apologize for any inconveniences.
Okinawa Collection Starts Tweeting!
The Okinawa Collection at the UH Mānoa started tweeting. Its username is @UHMLibOkinawa. Check it out by visiting https://twitter.com/UHMLibOkinawa.
The Library will be closed to observe the State and Federal Holidays. Before you visit the Library, please check the calendar the Hawai'i State holidays below.
http://dhrd.hawaii.gov/state-observed-holidays/ (from State of Hawai'i Department of Human Resources Development site)