|Facility:||University of Hawai'i at Manoa Hamilton Library|
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, Hawai'i 96822
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Founded in 1908 at the College of Hawai'i, the first library expressly designed and built for that purpose was opened in 1925 after the college became the University of Hawai'i. This building is the current location of Hamilton Library.
The Hamilton Library is part of the University of Hawai'i at Manoa library system, and contains the Japanese Collection. The Center for Japanese Studies also holds a small collection of dictionaries, reference works on Japanese art, and books on Okinawa.
For more information on the Japanese collection, please contact Tokiko Bazzell at (808) 956-2315 or by email.
Collection size: as of March 2014 the Hamilton collections contained over 3.4 million items over 151,000 of them are in Japanese. The Hamilton Library's Japanese Collection includes a wide range of topics, including art history, history, language, law and business, literature, performing arts, and the social sciences.
Online catalog: http://uhmanoa.lib.hawaii.edu/
A digital database storing the intellectual works created by faculty and academic staff at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa, including several thousand works on Asia.
A collection of digital exhibitions from the University of Hawai'i at Manoa Archives.
A collection of subject guides compiled by librarians at the University of Hawai'i Manoa.
A list of past and current exhibits in the Hamilton Library, dating as far back as 2004.
While the majority of the library's collections are freely accessible, audiovisual media may be available to those unaffiliated with the University of Hawai'i only for a fee. Borrowing is limited to students, faculty, staff, affiliated users, UH retirees, associate members, community borrowers, Hawai'i State, city, or federal agencies, and research organizations.
Scanners are available for public use on the first floor of the library in the CLIC Computer Labs. One additional scanner is available strictly for use scanning the Hawaiian and Pacific Collection on the fifth floor. Printing is available from all library computers, as well as wirelessly. Printouts must be paid for using one of the library's Copy/Print Cards. The cost for printing is 11 cents per page, and all documents must be 50 pages or less. Black-and-white photocopiers are available throughout the library, and can be paid for with either a Copy/Print Card or with coins.