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Library Instructional Services

Face-to-face and online instructional services are offered to University of Hawaii at Manoa students, faculty, and staff.
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Workshops, Lectures & Demonstrations

conducted by a librarian for a course or group
    Information for Faculty
    Library Workshops for Graduate Students


EndNote Workshops
learn how to use this bibliography management software with hands-on practice


ARTstor Workshops
    More Information


Academic & Learning Skills Assistance
a variety of activities to help undergraduates improve their capacity to do well academically
    Student Success Center@Sinclair Library


Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Consultation
    Contact MAGIS: Maps, Aerials and GIS


Preservation, Paper Conservation, and Disaster Preparedness Training
training opportunitites for professional colleagues throughout Hawaii and the Pacific region
    Contact Preservation Department


Personal Consultation with a Librarian
    Contact a Subject Specialist Librarian


How to Place Print and Audiovisual Materials on Reserve for a Course
    Course Reserve Instructions


How to Reserve Audiovisual Materials for a Classroom Showing
    Audio & Video Reservations


How to Expand Access to Your Instructional Materials Using ScholarSpace
a repository of UH Manoa scholarly & scientific information in digital format
    Visit ScholarSpace


Know Your Copy Rights: What You Can Do (ARL, 2007)
describes your rights and responsibilities in using copyrighted materials
    View Information

Subject Guides
provide links to resources for finding books, articles, data, and facts by field of study
    Subject Guides


bibliography management software available to UH students at a nominal cost


Basic Library Research Handbook
helps students learn how to plan and conduct a search for information
    Description, Chapter List & Download


Library Catalog Tutorials
general tutorials on cataloging
    View Tutorials


Tutorial on Hawaii Voyager Library Catalog
on finding books and media using the library's catalog
    Begin Tutorial | Enter Hawaii Voyager


Research Tools Guide
help you identify tools for finding books, journals, facts, figures, and more


free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, cite, and share your research sources


View a Video Tutorial on...
    Accessing Fulltext Articles (4:59)
    Cited Reference Searching (6:17)


Listen to an Audio Tutorial on...
    Log into University of Hawaii at iTunesU
    After login: Select "Learning Resources" >
    "Manoa Library: Doing Things" to see choices


Request a Customized Tutorial or Web Site
for example: Laulima course web page with library resources
    Do It Now


Library Databases Tutorials
general tutorials on the library databases
    View Tutorials

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Library Instructional Services Mission Statement

The Library is dedicated to the promotion of scholarship and research by providing all members of the University community with a comprehensive program of instruction, including lectures, demonstrations, active-learning activities, course management system modules, podcasts, videocasts, and more, tailored to meet individual and group needs at all levels. Our primary goal is the attainment of information fluency for all students, faculty, and staff at Manoa.

The Library encourages collegiality and collaboration between teaching faculty and library faculty. Teaching faculty are invited to work with library instruction faculty in designing course-related assignments that include information fluency objectives. The program incorporates a variety of teaching strategies and methodologies that reflect individual differences in learning level, style, and culture.

Library instructional services strive to meet the following learning objectives by helping students become familiar with:

     More information about Library Instruction and Information Literacy

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If you have questions or suggestions, please contact the Library at (808) 956-7205 or or contact any library instruction department.

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