Technology in the Library

Computers in the Library

Hamilton Library has public PC workstations with internet access on the most heavily used floors. Almost all computers require a user to login with their UH username and password. ADA-equipped computers, the equipment connected to microfilm viewers and small number of PCs at stand-up tables are open for use by the public. The Public Computer Use Policy applies. In addition the campus Information Technology Service (ITS) operates computer labs physically located within the library. Some library computers are equipped with Microsoft Office software and all but a few workstations require login with a UH username and password or Visitor Internet Account.

Accessibility Resources

Hamilton Library has at least one public PC workstations equipped with ADA-compliant software for screen magnification (Zoomtext) and screen reading (JAWS). The ITS labs also have ADA workstations. Patrons are advised to bring their own headphones.


Information Technology Services (ITS) maintains a computer lab on the first floor of Hamilton Library. The computers have Microsoft Office software and Internet access. Printing is available with a UH Manoa OneCard or Guest Card. Login with a UH username and password required.

Wireless Access/Campus Network Connections

University of Hawaii students, faculty, and staff who bring their own laptop equipped with a wireless adapter may access the campus network from many areas within the library. For more information about the Library network see Wireless Access. For more information about Campus Network wireless coverage, see the interactive Campus Map.

For non-affiliated researchers and those from foreign academic institutions, no documentation is needed to use the resources in the Library. UHM wireless is accessible via “Eduroam.”


Flatbed scanners are available in the CLIC Computer Labs on the first floor of Hamilton Library. A scanner is available in the Hawaiian and Pacific Collection on the 5th floor of Hamilton Library, which may ONLY be used for scanning materials from the Hawaiian/Pacific and Charlot collections.

Additionally, two KIC scanners are located next to the Sunny Alcove Study Area on the first floor, and one is available in the Hawaiian and Pacific Collection on the 5th floor. KIC Manual (not all features may be available)


MAGIS (Maps, Aerial Photographs, and GIS) has a lab with 8 workstations with specialized software for work with geographic information systems.


Pay printing is available from all library computers. Printouts must be paid for by using a UH Manoa OneCard, Guest Card, or cash. Color printing is available on the first floor of Hamilton, near BHSD.

Wireless Printing

Wireless printing using the PrinterOn campus printing software is available at selected printers in Hamilton Library. Patrons with UH user accounts or VIA access may print from any web browser on their laptop computer for retrieval from OneCard, Guest Card, or cash paystations. The address of the ITS Hamilton Library wireless printing system is:

After logging in, you can choose one of three printer locations in the CLIC Labs or

  • HAWNPAC (Hawaiian & Pacific Collections Reading Room, fifth floor).

The cost is $0.10 per page. When you select a printer location the print request (JOBNAME) on the paystation window is your UH login name. Print requests disappear after two hours if not executed or deleted.

Copy Machine in Hamilton Library

There is one color copier ($.75 a copy) next to the Sunny Alcove on the first floor.

The public photocopier in the Hamilton library is intended for personal use only. The copy quality of the photocopier is not designed or intended to be “of professional quality”. Paper and supplies for the photocopier are maintained by Circulation department. Please contact Circulation for minor problems (paper jams, out of toner indicators) with the photocopier. The copier accepts coins ($.05 or greater) or bills. Change is in coin only. A change machine is located on the first floor of Hamilton Library.

Loanable Technology

Hamilton Library offers loanable technology including charging adaptors, cameras, recording devices, and anatomical models. View the full inventory of loanable technology.

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