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START HERE - Subject Encyclopedias
Hundreds of quality reference works – such as dictionaries and encyclopedias.
Balanced, in-depth, analytical reports on current and controversial issues. Each report examines a single topic of public concern, giving a broad overview of the subject, historical background, and a discussion of the current controversies and initiatives.
Points of View Reference Center
Helps users understand controversial issues.
OneSearch is a search tool where you can access books, ebooks and journal articles all in the same interface! Search all UH Library collections or just UHWO collections.
For more information about OneSearch, please go to http://www2.hawaii.edu/~uhwolib/onesearch.html and/or contact a librarian at 689-2703.
Use OneSearch to...
Find Books and eBooks with Voyager
Use the Voyager Catalog to search for books, videos, CDs and other materials in the UH System libraries (KCC, HCC, Manoa, etc.). Use ebrary for a collection of e-books that UHWO students, faculty & staff can access online.
Ebook Central (ebrary)
Ebook Central is a rebranding of Ebrary by ProQuest. Over 120,000 complete books, many from academic university presses.
EBSCO eBook Collection
An interface for searching UHWO Library's collection of eBooks acquired from EBSCO. Search thousands of books, including hundreds from the University of Hawaii Press.
UH System-Wide Voyager
Find books, DVDs and more in all UH libraries. Please allow 7-10 days for items to arrive from other libraries (see box to the right).
Intra-System Loan (ISL)
If the UHWOLibrary does not own the title you need, consider requesting the item via Voyager from another UH library (Manoa, Hilo, etc.) Simply find an item and click on the "Get This Item" link.
(Delivery can take up to 7-10 days, so start your research as early as possible!)