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  • Wong Audiovisual Center Relocating to Hamilton Library (12/6/2019) - The Wong Audiovisual Center will close December 21 for relocation to Hamilton Library. Access to the physical collection will be inaccessible for approximately three weeks. It is anticipated the collection will be available in Hamilton Library at the start of the Spring 2020 semester (January 13, 2020).  Due to unanticipated delays, the audiovisual collection will ...
  • Library Transitions to a New Library Services Platform (11/4/2019) - On December 18, 2019, UHM Library Services and all other libraries in the UH system will go live with a new library services platform called Alma and its discovery layer called PrimoVE. The new system will replace our out-dated Voyager system and the front-end public access catalog Hawaiʻi Voyager.  Alma will provide our libraries with ...
  • Portions of Sinclair Library not accessible Saturday, October 13, 2018 (10/8/2018) - Only Sinclair Library’s Grand Lobby, Heritage Reading Room, and ITS Wong Computer Lab will be accessible on Saturday, October 13, 2018. The rest of the building will be closed due to a planned power outage. Regular access to all study spaces are scheduled to resume on Sunday, October 14, 2018.
  • 2nd Treasures at UH Hamilton Library Colloquia (12/27/2017) - A diverse group of over 40 participants attended the 2nd Treasures at UH Hamilton Library Colloquia on November 1, 2017. The event was named “War, Languages, and Un/intended Consequences: from Diderot to after World War Two” and it introduced resources ranging from the 18th century encyclopedia (Diderot), to dictionaries and language learning textbooks across China, ...
  • Explore the Reef New Science & Technology Reference Exhibit (11/17/2017) - A selected collection of books, articles, maps, and Web sites from the vast and rich body of information available on coral reef ecosystems.​ ​In this exhibit learn the Hawaiian names for coral, identify the world’s oldest living marine species at Papahānaumokuākea, discover a new hermit crab species, and find out how YOU can participate in ...
  • Pacific Collection awarded $1896 by SEED (11/17/2017) - The Pacific Collection has been awarded $1896 by the UH-M Office of Student Equity, Excellence and Diversity (SEED). The award will be used to help fund Ke Au Hou: Generations of Pacific Librarianship, an international conference that the Hawaiian & Pacific Collections are hosting in May 2018, in conjunction with the Center for Pacific Islands ...
  • Japanese Suicide Bombers, 1932 – Asia Collection Department Exhibit (11/16/2017) - Asia Collection Department’s new exhibit, “Japanese Suicide Bombers, 1932” has been curated by our guest curators, Dr. Hanae Kramer of UHM School of Communications and Mr. Scott Kramer. Please come and learn part of history induced by World War II. The exhibit is from November 6, 2016 through January 12, 2018, on the 4th Floor ...
  • 2nd Treasures at UH Hamilton Library Colloquia (11/3/2017) - A diverse group of over 40 participants attended the 2nd Treasures at UH Hamilton Library Colloquia on November 1, 2017. The event was named “War, Languages, and Un/intended Consequences: from Diderot to after World War Two” and it introduced resources ranging from the 18th century encyclopedia (Diderot), to dictionaries and language learning textbooks across China, ...
  • MOU Between The UHM Library and the National Museum of Japanese History (NMJH) (9/9/2017) - The UHM Library and the National Museum of Japanese History (NMJH) entered into another productive collaboration and executed an MOU on Thursday, September 7th (see the photo). UHM will loan nine primary materials from the Asia Collection’s Takazawa Collection for a special exhibit titled, “1968: A Time with Countless Questions.” The exhibit will be held ...
  • Signing Deed of gift for the Senator Daniel K. Inouye Papers (8/29/2017) - A ceremony to sign the deed of gift for the Senator Daniel K. Inouye Papers was held in the Moir Reading Room on August 29. During the ceremony a Japanese-language Bible belonging to Senator Inouye’s mother was returned to the Senator’s son, Ken Inouye. The event, led by iUL Monica Ghosh, was attended by Irene ...

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