University of Hawaii at Manoa Library

Library Privileges at the UH Manoa Hamilton and Sinclair Libraries

Access is given to library collection, resources, and services. Registration is handled by Circulation Services at Hamilton and Sinclair Libraries. Registration may be done though an online registration form, or in-person at the Hamilton Circulation Counter or Sinclair Circulation Desk during service hours.

Registration and privilege details:

UHM Special Programs

Access is given to selected library privileges. Please visit the Circulation service desk at Hamilton Library in-person during service hours.

Registration and privilege details:

  • UHM Alumni; UHM Retirees 
  • How to register:Inquire in-person about eligibility as a Community User Cardholder or an Associate Member Cardholder.
    Type of library card:Library-issued card (issued and validated by Hamilton Library)
    BooksYou may:
    • Borrow print materials.
    Voyager Online Requests (intrasystem loan holds/paging, recalls, and intrasystem article requests.)You may:
    • Make a request only in-person or by phone only for recalls from the Hamilton general print collection.
    • Hamilton staff will page from a written list for persons with disabilities.
    E-ResourcesYou may:
    • Access selected UHM licensed e-resources in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Audiovisual MaterialYou may:
    • View DVDs/AVs in Sinclair Library for free or pay a fee to borrow.
    • Access publicly available streaming videos only.
    UHM Electronic Dissertations & ThesesYou may:
    • Access read-only dissertations & theses via ScholarSpace.
    • Access dissertations & theses via ProQuest database in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Course Reserves at Sinclair LibraryYou may:
    • Not access course reserves.
    InterLibrary Loan (ILL) for materials not in the UH SystemYou may:
    • Not place an ILL.
    ComputersYou may:
    • Use a public computer in Hamilton Library.
    Room Reservations at Hamilton and Sinclair LibrariesYou may:
    • Not reserve a room.
    Microform ReadersYou may:
    • Use the microform readers.
    After Hours Building Access (UH ID validation is scanned at the security guard desk).You may:
    • Not access Hamilton or Sinclair Library after hours. See building hours.
  • UH Lab School 
  • How to register:Pre-arrange registration with UH Lab School.
    Type of library card:Library Barcode (issued and validated by Hamilton Library)
    BooksYou may:
    • Borrow print materials.
    Voyager Online Requests (intrasystem loan holds/paging, recalls, and intrasystem article requests.)You may:
    • Make a request only in-person or by phone only for recalls from the Hamilton general print collection.
    • Hamilton staff will page from a written list for persons with disabilities.
    E-ResourcesYou may:
    • Access selected UHM licensed e-resources in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Audiovisual MaterialYou may:
    • View DVDs/AVs in Sinclair Library for free or pay a fee to borrow.
    • Access publicly available streaming videos only.
    UHM Electronic Dissertations & ThesesYou may:
    • Access read-only dissertations & theses via ScholarSpace.
    • Access dissertations & theses via ProQuest database in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Course Reserves at Sinclair LibraryYou may:
    • Not access course reserves.
    InterLibrary Loan (ILL) for materials not in the UH SystemYou may:
    • Not place an ILL.
    ComputersYou may:
    • Use a public computer in Hamilton Library.
    Room Reservations at Hamilton and Sinclair LibrariesYou may:
    • Not reserve a room.
    Microform ReadersYou may:
    • Use the microform readers.
    After Hours Building Access (UH ID validation is scanned at the security guard desk).You may:
    • Not access Hamilton or Sinclair Library after hours. See building hours.
  • Osher Institute / Life Long Learning Program 
  • How to register:Register in-person.
    Type of library card:UH ID (Osher Institute-issued, library-registered, current and validated)
    BooksYou may:
    • Borrow print materials.
    Voyager Online Requests (intrasystem loan holds/paging, recalls, and intrasystem article requests.)You may:
    • Not make a request.
    • Hamilton staff will page from a written list for persons with disabilities.
    E-ResourcesYou may:
    • Access selected UHM licensed e-resources in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Audiovisual MaterialYou may:
    • Borrow DVDs/AVs.
    • Access publicly available streaming videos only.
    UHM Electronic Dissertations & ThesesYou may:
    • Access read-only dissertations & theses via ScholarSpace.
    • Access dissertations & theses via ProQuest database in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Course Reserves at Sinclair LibraryYou may:
    InterLibrary Loan (ILL) for materials not in the UH SystemYou may:
    • Not place an ILL.
    ComputersYou may:
    • Use a public computer in Hamilton Library.
    • Use a CLIC Lab computer with VIA (set up through the Office of Student Equity, Excellence, and Diversity).
    Room Reservations at Hamilton and Sinclair LibrariesYou may:
    • Not reserve a room.
    Microform ReadersYou may:
    • Use the microform readers.
    After Hours Building Access (UH ID validation is scanned at the security guard desk).You may:
    • Not access Hamilton or Sinclair Library after hours. See building hours.
  • NICE 
  • How to register:Register in-person.
    Type of library card:UH ID (NICE Program-issued, library-registered, current and validated)
    BooksYou may:
    • Borrow print materials.
    Voyager Online Requests (intrasystem loan holds/paging, recalls, and intrasystem article requests.)You may:
    • Make a request.
    E-ResourcesYou may:
    • Access selected UHM licensed e-resources in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Audiovisual MaterialYou may:
    • Borrow DVDs/AVs.
    • Access publicly available streaming videos only.
    UHM Electronic Dissertations & ThesesYou may:
    • Access read-only dissertations & theses via ScholarSpace.
    • Access dissertations & theses via ProQuest database in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Course Reserves at Sinclair LibraryYou may:
    • Not access course reserves.
    InterLibrary Loan (ILL) for materials not in the UH SystemYou may:
    • Not place an ILL.
    ComputersYou may:
    • Use a public computer in Hamilton Library.
    Room Reservations at Hamilton and Sinclair LibrariesYou may:
    • Not reserve a room.
    Microform ReadersYou may:
    • Use the microform readers.
    After Hours Building Access (UH ID validation is scanned at the security guard desk).You may:
    • Not access Hamilton or Sinclair Library after hours. See building hours.
  • HELP 
  • How to register:Register in-person.
    Type of library card:UH ID (HELP Program-issued, library-registered, current and validated)
    BooksYou may:
    • Borrow print materials.
    Voyager Online Requests (intrasystem loan holds/paging, recalls, and intrasystem article requests.)You may:
    • Make a request.
    E-ResourcesYou may:
    • Access selected UHM licensed e-resources in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Audiovisual MaterialYou may:
    • Borrow DVDs/AVs.
    • Access publicly available streaming videos only.
    UHM Electronic Dissertations & ThesesYou may:
    • Access read-only dissertations & theses via ScholarSpace.
    • Access dissertations & theses via ProQuest database in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Course Reserves at Sinclair LibraryYou may:
    • Not access course reserves.
    InterLibrary Loan (ILL) for materials not in the UH SystemYou may:
    • Not place an ILL.
    ComputersYou may:
    • Use a public computer in Hamilton Library.
    Room Reservations at Hamilton and Sinclair LibrariesYou may:
    • Not reserve a room.
    Microform ReadersYou may:
    • Use the microform readers.
    After Hours Building Access (UH ID validation is scanned at the security guard desk).You may:
    • Not access Hamilton or Sinclair Library after hours. See building hours.

Access is given to selected library privileges. Must be 18-years or older. Please visit the Business Office at Hamilton Library in-person during service hours.

Registration and privilege details:

  • Associate Member Cardholder 
  • How to register:Register in-person.
    Type of library card:Library-issued card (issued and validated by Hamilton Library)
    BooksYou may:
    • Borrow print materials at Hamilton and Sinclair only.
    Voyager Online Requests (intrasystem loan holds/paging, recalls, and intrasystem article requests.)You may:
    • Not make a request.
    • Hamilton staff will page from a written list for persons with disabilities.
    E-ResourcesYou may:
    • Access selected UHM licensed e-resources in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Audiovisual MaterialYou may:
    • View DVDs/AVs in Sinclair Library for free or pay a fee to borrow.
    • Access publicly available streaming videos only.
    UHM Electronic Dissertations & ThesesYou may:
    • Access read-only dissertations & theses via ScholarSpace.
    • Access dissertations & theses via ProQuest database in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Course Reserves at Sinclair LibraryYou may:
    • Not access course reserves.
    InterLibrary Loan (ILL) for materials not in the UH SystemYou may:
    • Not place an ILL.
    ComputersYou may:
    • Use a public computer in Hamilton Library.
    Room Reservations at Hamilton and Sinclair LibrariesYou may:
    • Not reserve a room.
    Microform ReadersYou may:
    • Use the microform readers.
    After Hours Building Access (UH ID validation is scanned at the security guard desk).You may:
    • Not access Hamilton or Sinclair Library after hours. See building hours.
  • Community User Cardholder (included Na Kupuna [SVCP/SEED]) 
  • How to register:Register in-person.
    Type of library card:Library-issued card (issued and validated by Hamilton Library)
    BooksYou may:
    • Borrow print materials at any UH system libraries except HonCC, UH Schools of Law and of Medicine, UH Center at West Hawaii
    Voyager Online Requests (intrasystem loan holds/paging, recalls, and intrasystem article requests.)You may:
    • Not make a request.
    • Hamilton staff will page from a written list for persons with disabilities.
    E-ResourcesYou may:
    • Access selected UHM licensed e-resources in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Audiovisual MaterialYou may:
    • View DVDs/AVs in Sinclair Library for free or pay a fee to borrow.
    • Access publicly available streaming videos only.
    UHM Electronic Dissertations & ThesesYou may:
    • Access read-only dissertations & theses via ScholarSpace.
    • Access dissertations & theses via ProQuest database in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Course Reserves at Sinclair LibraryYou may:
    • Not access course reserves.
    InterLibrary Loan (ILL) for materials not in the UH SystemYou may:
    • Not place an ILL.
    Computers - Community UserYou may:
    • Use a public computer in Hamilton Library.
    Computers - Na Kupuna (SVPC/SEED)You may:
    • Use a CLIC Lab computer with VIA (set up through the Office of Student Equity, Excellence, and Diversity).
    Room Reservations at Hamilton and Sinclair LibrariesYou may:
    • Not reserve a room.
    Microform ReadersYou may:
    • Use the microform readers.
    After Hours Building Access (UH ID validation is scanned at the security guard desk).You may:
    • Not access Hamilton or Sinclair Library after hours. See building hours.
General Public (Walk-In)

Registration and privilege details:

  • General Public (walk-in) 
  • How to register:No registration available unless you are eligible as a Community User Cardholder or an Associate Member Cardholder.
    Type of library card:None
    BooksYou may:
    • Not borrow print materials.
    • Read materials in the library.
    Voyager Online Requests (intrasystem loan holds/paging, recalls, and intrasystem article requests.)You may:
    • Not make a request.
    • Hamilton staff will page from a written list for persons with disabilities.
    E-ResourcesYou may:
    • Access selected UHM licensed e-resources in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Audiovisual MaterialYou may:
    • Not access DVDs/AVs.
    • Access publicly available streaming videos only.
    UHM Electronic Dissertations & ThesesYou may:
    • Access read-only dissertations & theses via ScholarSpace.
    • Access dissertations & theses via ProQuest database in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Course Reserves at Sinclair LibraryYou may:
    • Not access course reserves.
    InterLibrary Loan (ILL) for materials not in the UH SystemYou may:
    • Not place an ILL.
    ComputersYou may:
    • Use a public computer in Hamilton Library.
    Room Reservations at Hamilton and Sinclair LibrariesYou may:
    • Not reserve a room.
    Microform ReadersYou may:
    • Use the microform readers.
    After Hours Building Access (UH ID validation is scanned at the security guard desk).You may:
    • Not access Hamilton or Sinclair Library after hours. See building hours.
Non-UHM Organizations

Access is given to selected library privileges. Please visit the Circulation service desk at Hamilton Library in-person during service hours.

Registration and privilege details:

  • Research Organization Cardholder 
  • How to register:Register in-person.
    Type of library card:Library-issued card (issued and validated by Hamilton Library)
    BooksYou may:
    • Borrow print materials at any UH system libraries except HonCC, UH Schools of Law and of Medicine, UH Center at West Hawaii
    Voyager Online Requests (intrasystem loan holds/paging, recalls, and intrasystem article requests.)You may:
    • Not make a request.
    • Hamilton staff will page from a written list for persons with disabilities.
    E-ResourcesYou may:
    • Access selected UHM licensed e-resources in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Audiovisual MaterialYou may:
    • View DVDs/AVs in Sinclair Library for free or pay a fee to borrow.
    • Access publicly available streaming videos only.
    UHM Electronic Dissertations & ThesesYou may:
    • Access read-only dissertations & theses via ScholarSpace.
    • Access dissertations & theses via ProQuest database in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Course Reserves at Sinclair LibraryYou may:
    • Not access course reserves.
    InterLibrary Loan (ILL) for materials not in the UH SystemYou may:
    • Not place an ILL.
    ComputersYou may:
    • Use a public computer in Hamilton Library.
    Room Reservations at Hamilton and Sinclair LibrariesYou may:
    • Not reserve a room.
    Microform ReadersYou may:
    • Use the microform readers.
    After Hours Building Access (UH ID validation is scanned at the security guard desk).You may:
    • Not access Hamilton or Sinclair Library after hours. See building hours.
  • Hawaii State, City, and Federal Agencies 
  • How to register:Register in-person.
    Type of library card:Library-issued card (issued and validated by Hamilton Library)
    BooksYou may:
    • Borrow print materials at any UH system libraries except HonCC, UH Schools of Law and of Medicine, UH Center at West Hawaii
    Voyager Online Requests (intrasystem loan holds/paging, recalls, and intrasystem article requests.)You may:
    • Not make a request.
    • Hamilton staff will page from a written list for persons with disabilities.
    E-ResourcesYou may:
    • Access selected UHM licensed e-resources in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Audiovisual MaterialYou may:
    • View DVDs/AVs in Sinclair Library for free or pay a fee to borrow.
    • Access publicly available streaming videos only.
    UHM Electronic Dissertations & ThesesYou may:
    • Access read-only dissertations & theses via ScholarSpace.
    • Access dissertations & theses via ProQuest database in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Course Reserves at Sinclair LibraryYou may:
    • Not access course reserves.
    InterLibrary Loan (ILL) for materials not in the UH SystemYou may:
    • Not place an ILL.
    ComputersYou may:
    • Use a public computer in Hamilton Library.
    Room Reservations at Hamilton and Sinclair LibrariesYou may:
    • Not reserve a room.
    Microform ReadersYou may:
    • Use the microform readers.
    After Hours Building Access (UH ID validation is scanned at the security guard desk).You may:
    • Not access Hamilton or Sinclair Library after hours. See building hours.
  • OCLC RLG Faculty 
  • How to register:Register in-person with a pre-arranged letter or OCLC card from your home library.
    Type of library card:Library-issued card (issued and validated by Hamilton Library)
    BooksYou may:
    • Borrow print materials at any UH system libraries except HonCC, UH Schools of Law and of Medicine, UH Center at West Hawaii
    Voyager Online Requests (intrasystem loan holds/paging, recalls, and intrasystem article requests.)You may:
    • Not make a request.
    • Hamilton staff will page from a written list for persons with disabilities.
    E-ResourcesYou may:
    • Access selected UHM licensed e-resources in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Audiovisual MaterialYou may:
    • View DVDs/AVs in Sinclair Library for free or pay a fee to borrow.
    • Access publicly available streaming videos only.
    UHM Electronic Dissertations & ThesesYou may:
    • Access read-only dissertations & theses via ScholarSpace.
    • Access dissertations & theses via ProQuest database in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Course Reserves at Sinclair LibraryYou may:
    • Not access course reserves.
    InterLibrary Loan (ILL) for materials not in the UH SystemYou may:
    • Not place an ILL.
    ComputersYou may:
    • Use a public computer in Hamilton Library.
    Room Reservations at Hamilton and Sinclair LibrariesYou may:
    • Not reserve a room.
    Microform ReadersYou may:
    • Use the microform readers.
    After Hours Building Access (UH ID validation is scanned at the security guard desk).You may:
    • Not access Hamilton or Sinclair Library after hours. See building hours.
  • GWLA Reciprocal Circulation 
  • How to register:Register in-person with authentication of a GWLA home library account.
    Type of library card:Library-issued card (issued and validated by Hamilton Library)
    BooksYou may:
    • Borrow print materials at any UH system libraries except HonCC, UH Schools of Law and of Medicine, UH Center at West Hawaii
    Voyager Online Requests (intrasystem loan holds/paging, recalls, and intrasystem article requests.)You may:
    • Not make a request.
    • Hamilton staff will page from a written list for persons with disabilities.
    E-ResourcesYou may:
    • Access selected UHM licensed e-resources in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Audiovisual MaterialYou may:
    • View DVDs/AVs in Sinclair Library for free or pay a fee to borrow.
    • Access publicly available streaming videos only.
    UHM Electronic Dissertations & ThesesYou may:
    • Access read-only dissertations & theses via ScholarSpace.
    • Access dissertations & theses via ProQuest database in Hamilton Library at a public computer.
    Course Reserves at Sinclair LibraryYou may:
    • Not access course reserves.
    InterLibrary Loan (ILL) for materials not in the UH SystemYou may:
    • Not place an ILL.
    ComputersYou may:
    • Use a public computer in Hamilton Library.
    Room Reservations at Hamilton and Sinclair LibrariesYou may:
    • Not reserve a room.
    Microform ReadersYou may:
    • Use the microform readers.
    After Hours Building Access (UH ID validation is scanned at the security guard desk).You may:
    • Not access Hamilton or Sinclair Library after hours. See building hours.

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