Library News and Much More!

November 30, 2017
by Wayde Oshiro

Mango Languages Demo on December 5th

Mango Languages is an interactive language learning platform supporting 71 foreign languages. A webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, December 5th at 12:00 pm. Tony Casali, Mango Languages representative, will provide a 30-40 minute demonstration of the features of this innovative online language learning resource.

The webinar is open to faculty and staff. To attend, please use the following link to register:

November 30, 2017
by An

Finals Countdown Activities November 27-December 8

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Did you know the Learning Commons is hosting Finals Countdown activities November 27-December 8, such as:
  • Extended Learning Commons hours Monday-Thursday until 9:00 P.M.!
  • Tutoring workshops
  • Faculty review sessions
  • DE-stressing activities Monday-Thursday, 4:00 P.M. -8:30 P.M.:
    • Adult Coloring Books
    • Board Games & Puzzles
    • Aromatherapy
    • Study Snacks

Please pass this on to your students!

For event schedules/more information, go to our Finals Countdown page here!

Faculty: There is still time to schedule review sessions/office hours! If you would like to host a session or special office hours in the library, please sign up here.

November 14, 2017
by Wayde Oshiro

Are you interested in Mango Languages?

Mango Languages is an interactive language learning platform supporting 71 foreign languages and English for Non-English speakers.

The library will schedule a webinar if there’s interest in learning more about this resource. Reply using this online form:

Reply by Monday, November 20, 2017.


November 13, 2017
by Ralph Toyama

Renewing Your Pass

We are pleased to have been able to provide our students, staff, and faculty with online access to The New York Times for a little more than a year now. This a good time to remind everyone that the Pass is good for one year at a time for faculty and staff, or until your anticipated graduation date for students.

If you’ve been using and find that you can no longer access articles or have a limited number of articles available, please go to their activation website to renew your account.

If you’re not familiar with using through the library, be aware that it works a little differently than most of our other online resources. Instead of clicking on a link on the library website and accessing the resource with your UH username, you have to go to their account activation site to create a personal account. You can then go directly to and log in with the account you created.

For more about what you get with the Pass, please see this blog post from last November.

November 7, 2017
by Wayde Oshiro

Statista Infographics

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Statista is a leading statistics platform based in Hamburg, Germany providing over a million charts, graphs, and infographics from hundreds of credible sources. The intuitive search tool allows students to search for and find statistics on any topic that can be easily incorporated into their assignments.

Here are representative charts published in the Statista Infographics Bulletin:

Infographic: The Most and Least Popular U.S. Senators | Statista You will find more statistics at Statista

Infographic: Mass Shootings in America | Statista You will find more statistics at Statista

Where can you find Statista off-campus? Go to the library’s homepage at

Select Research Databases. Then open the Select a Database drop-down menu and scroll down.

Screenshot of library homepage

November 6, 2017
by An

Discovery Fair 2017

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The library staff hosted a free book fair, make and take craft tables, and story time in the Kapunawai at the Discovery Fair this past weekend.  Children (& adults!) made Pikachu and monster bookmarks and yarn wreath Christmas ornaments.

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This year, Pikachu was a hit!

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Many thanks to all who volunteered!

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