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The University of Hawai'i at Manoa library website is a gateway to physical and electronic scholarly information resources, which reflects the dynamic growth and change in the way information is produced, disseminated, accessed and utilized. The mission of the website is to assist faculty, staff, students and the community to connect to the Library resources and services they need for research, instruction and learning.

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The University of Hawaii at Manoa Libraries web pages are protected by copyright. Generally, you may print, reproduce and use the information from the University of Hawaii at Manoa Libraries websites for non-commercial, personal, or educational purposes. Redistribution or commercial uses are prohibited without express written permission.

Copyright and the Collection

All University of Hawaii at Manoa Libraries users must respect the copyrights in works that are accessible through computers connected to the Libraries network. No copyrighted work may be copied, published, disseminated, displayed, performed or played without permission of the copyright holder except in accordance with the fair use of licensed agreement. (Link to Fair use explanation.) Digitized and other special collections may have specific use conditions or permission requirements. See the Usage Rights information page for further details. Some electronic resources are restricted by license agreement to current students, faculty, and staff members in the University of Hawaii at Manoa community and to on-site users of the University of Hawaii at Manoa libraries for purposes of research, teaching, and private study. Commercial use and systematic downloading, copying or distributing of information is expressly prohibited.

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General Disclaimer

The University ofHawaii at Manoa Libraries reserves the right to modify, move or remove web pages or links thereon at any time. The web site or portions of it may be unavailable for undetermined periods because of equipment or software maintenance, power or network outages, or other circumstances. The University of Hawaii at Manoa Libraries takes no responsibility for errors or omissions in its websites, although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of the content. The University of Hawaii at Manoa Libraries has the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the Web site, including, but not limited to, content, hours of availability, equipment and/or software required for access or use of the Web site or any portion of the Web site. The University of Hawaii at Manoa Libraries web sites has links to other agencies and other institutions' web sites when there is a business reason to do so. This linking does not constitute the Library's endorsement of the content of their websites or of their policies or products. Users should properly evaluate remote resources according to their academic and research needs. The University of Hawaii at Manoa Libraries is not responsible for the availability of the external Web sites

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For site security and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, deny service, cause damage, or access non-public information or use server applications for unauthorized purposes. Unsanctioned attempts to upload or change information are strictly prohibited. Although every practicable effort is made to ensure the security and integrity of the content the University of Hawaii at Manoa Libraries does not warrant that this web site or its content is free of disabling devices. These are defined as any software, document, message, or other material which contains a computer virus, worm, Trojan horse, etc. that may disable computer software or equipment or may prevent users from using a Web site or any other item of hardware or software.

Privacy

When you use the University of Hawaii at Manoa Libraries website, some or all of the following information may be stored: the Internet address from which our site is accessed, date and time, URLs, file names or words entered in search commands, links clicked on the page, and the browser and operating system used. If request forms are used email addresses ("From" and "To") are logged. This information may be used for analyzing the use of resources, troubleshooting problems, and improving services. It is not used for associating search terms or patterns of site navigation with individual users or to identify individuals for any other purpose. If you choose to provide us with personal information, as in an e-mail message, the University of Hawaii at Manoa Libraries will use this information to respond to your request. There are times when your email is forwarded within the Library to employees better able to assist you. The Library does not share email with a third party unless required by law.

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