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Summer 2018 Library Hours & Adding Course Reserves

May 22, 2018 by An | 0 comments

Summer 2018 Library Hours
Our summer library hours are:

Monday – Friday
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Summer 2018 Course Reserves

If you would like to place a Leeward CC Library item or a personal copy of your course’s required and/or supplemental text on reserve for Summer 2018, fill out our online request form [New Window]. Our Course Reserve procedures [New Window] are available if you would like more information about this service.

Holo Holo Oʻahu

May 22, 2018 by An | 0 comments

Have you made any plans this summer? Visit historic landmarks, hit the beach, take up a water sport, or put on your hiking boots! For more ideas on where to go and what to do ’round the island, browse our summer book displays to see what Oʻahu has to offer!

Site Seeing Oahu Book Display
Outdoor Activities Oahu

Hawaiian Volcanoes

May 22, 2018 by Eileen Sakamoto | 0 comments

Kilauea Volcano Display

Come visit the display of books on Hawaiian volcanoes at Leeward CC Library!  Kilauea, on the Big Island, has been illustrating the power of volcanoes by sending lava into the ocean whilst burning homes along its pathway!

Summer Reading…Summer Awakening!

May 29, 2018 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

Your e-book summer adventure awaits!

Whether you’re working or rejuvenating this summer, below are some electronic book suggestions through the OverDrive database [New Window].

Don’t forget, OverDrive [New Window] allows:

  • Downloadable e-books for viewing on tablets, smartphones, e-readers, and desktops
  • Online and offline viewing modes
  • Supported formats including Kindle Books, OverDrive Read, and EPUB ebook
  • Two-week loan period with no worrying about late returns or overdue fines

NONFICTION TITLES
Summer 2018 nonfiction Summer 2018 nonfiction Summer 2018 nonfiction

May 2018 New eBooks Summer 2018 nonfiction Summer 2018 nonfiction
FICTION TITLES
Summer 2018 fiction Summer 2018 fiction Summer 2018 fiction

April 2018 New eBooks Summer 2018 fiction Summer 2018 fiction

Click on image above to access the e-book’s Hawai’i Voyager catalog record. In the record’s “Holdings Information,” the provided link will direct you to borrowing the e-book in OverDrive [New Window]. Please visit our OverDrive collection for more titles.

New Resource: HathiTrust Digital Library

May 7, 2018 by Cheryl Urasaki | 0 comments

We are happy to announce the addition of a valuable new database: HathiTrust Digital Library [New Window].  HathiTrust provides access to a vast digital archive of collections from major research libraries.

For the most complete access to HathiTrust Digital Library, click on the yellow LOG IN button near the top right corner of the page and select University of Hawaii as your partner institution. You may be prompted to enter your UH username and password.

Screenshot of HathiTrust login sequence

Please note that even if you log in, you won’t have access to the full text of every record.  Volumes marked Limited (search-only) are not accessible online, while those marked Full View (generally, non-copyrighted items) may be viewed online and/or downloaded.

Screenshot of HathiTrust full view volume indication

You may filter your results to display only Full View items by selecting the Full View tab:

Screenshot of HathiTrust Full View filter

We hope you enjoy searching for hidden gems in HathiTrust Digital Library!

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