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We make every effort to respond to these requests quickly, and you will generally receive a response within 24 hours, not counting weekends and holidays.

Looking for a specific librarian or department? Try our Staff Directory, Subject Librarians, or Department Contacts.


SPECIAL NOTE FOR INSTRUCTORS: If your class needs assistance, please arrange for Group Library Instruction.


Before submitting a suggestion, please check the Hawai’i Voyager Online Catalog to determine if the item you need or wish to suggest is already in the library. You may ask a reference librarian about items that are not listed in the catalog.

To suggest a purchase, you must be a University of Hawai’i at Manoa faculty, student, staff, or registered borrower.

Please provide as many details as you can, so we can locate the exact item


Register for an Open Workshop (Students / Faculty / Staff)

Open Workshops are library sessions on a variety of topics (data visualization, citation management, online publishing tools, etc.) taught by UH Manoa librarians. The workshops are free and open to all UH Manoa students, faculty, and staff.

Setup a Class Session (Faculty)

University of Hawaii at Manoa faculty can use the form below to request library instruction for their course(s). Subject librarians can also be contacted directly to schedule a session. (Non-affiliated groups should view the Policy on Visits by Non-UH Groups.)

  • Please fill out the form completely.
  • Please be ready to send us a copy of your syllabus.
  • Please give us at least one week’s notice for scheduling and preparation.
  • Classroom availability is on a first-come first-served basis.

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Information and Service Desks

Reference librarians and staff are available at UHM Library information desks during scheduled hours to help users locate answers to questions and use a wide range of library resources.

Library staff are available at the UHM Library service desks during scheduled hours to help users with service needs (borrowing materials, paying fines, etc.).

Brief assistance is available to users who telephone the desks.

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