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  • 200-year-old Japanese Whaling Scrolls Digitized July 7, 2023

    The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Library received two rare, and previously unknown, Japanese scrolls. They were donated by Deborah Rudolph to honor the memory of her late husband, John Harvard Hawley.

    The scrolls titled 鯨魚鑬笑録 (Geigyo ranshōroku), or “A simple overview of whaling,” were created in 1819 with the comprehensive depiction of the hunting, processing, and rendering of whales during the Edo period (1600-1868).

  • Students help to share Jean Charlot Collection in international exhibit May 23, 2023

    The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Hamilton Library was a key partner in an international exhibition in Mexico City celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Muralist Movement.

    A major holder of the works of renowned muralist, writer and former UH faculty Jean Charlot (1898–1979), Hamilton Library staff and students were involved in a year-long process to loan 25 of Charlot’s artworks for The Spirit of 22, A Century of Muralism in San Ildefonso, which opened in January 2023 at the Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, México, D.F. The venue is the location of Charlot’s first fresco mural, started October 2, 1922 and completed January 31, 1923.

  • UH Mānoa Library hosts 2022 Pacific Rim Research Libraries Alliance October 4, 2022

    After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Library will host the Pacific Rim Research Libraries Alliance (PRRLA) Annual Meeting, October 11–13. The cooperative venture of more than 40 academic libraries in 10 countries around the Pacific Rim aims to improve access to scholarly research materials in their libraries for the region.

  • Digital collections being purchased with ARPA funds May 12, 2022

    A list of 24 digital collections purchased with ARPA funds.

  • Library Treasures Scholarships, AY 2021-2022 August 9, 2021

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic that continues to impact our students’ lives, the University of Hawaiʻi Library at Mānoa is offering for the academic year of 2021-2022 Library Treasures Scholarships. Students in any discipline and at any level of study are invited to submit proposals of projects that involve the use of the UHM Library’s collections, and whose final outcomes will result in either research pieces or creative works. The scholarships will be given to the best proposals. One may compete individually or form a team. In the case of a team, the scholarship will be split evenly among the team members.

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