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Hospitality & Tourism

About this guide

restaurant kitchenThis guide was created to help University of Hawaiʻi - West Oʻahu Hospitality & Tourism students find relevant library and web resources.

The resources featured on this guide include: books, e-books, databases, scholarly journals, and vetted Internet resources. Many of these resources are RESTRICTED by license for UHWO students, faculty and staff only; restricted resources can be accessed with your UH login and password.

This guide is not comprehensive and resources are continually being added to better support your learning, teaching and research. Please feel free to contact us to schedule an individual research consultation with a librarian for further help with your topic.

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Starting your Research

Reference resources, like encyclopedias and dictionaries, are a great place to start your research because their articles provide a broad overview of your topic. From these resources, you can extract keywords for further searching.

The items featured here are intended to give you an idea of what is available from our collections.

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General Reference Resources

Find terms, definitions, topic overviews and trending topics by consulting reference resources such as dictionaries and encyclopedias.