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New Ebooks for Spring Break

March 18, 2019 by Cheryl Urasaki | 0 comments

Looking for something interesting to read over the break? How about one our new titles from Ebook Central? Just click on a cover image to start reading! If you are off campus, you may be prompted to enter your UH username and password.

How Smart Machines Think by Sean Gerrish Bad Programming Practices 101 by Karl Beecher Bits to Bitcoin by Mark Stuart Day
Fake News, Propaganda, and Plain Old Lies by Donald Barclay Once upon an Algorithm by Martin Erwig Guns and Suicide by Michael Anestis
Inventing the Immigration Problem by Katherine Benton-Cohen Weaving the Dark Web by Robert Gehl The Language of Cybersecurity by Maria Antonieta Flores
Hazing: Destroying Young Lives by Hank Nuwer Twitterbots by Tony Veale Twitter and Tear Gas by Zeynep Tufekci

We have more than 158,000 titles available in Ebook Central [New Window], so if these don’t pique your interest, you’ll surely find something else that will.

The BIG LIBRARY READ is back!

March 18, 2019 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

Want to join a global reading community?

Big Library Read is April 1-15 and is the global e-book club facilitated by OverDrive where you can read and discuss the same e-book with other readers from around the world.

What will be the chosen e-book this year? Watch for more information next week.

In the meantime, visit our OverDrive database collection of e-books for other great reads.

February 2019 Best Sellers

February 2, 2019 by An | 0 comments

Here’s what’s new in our Best Sellers collection:

Becoming Beneath the Citadel Broken Lands Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Elevation In Pieces The Reckoning 29 Dates The Soul of America: The Battle for our Better Great Believers

Click on the book’s image to place a hold on it in our Voyager catalog! For instructions on placing a hold on a library item, click here [New Window].

If you are anticipating a new release or have a suggestion, please fill out our Best Sellers suggestion form [New Window]!

New OverDrive Course Reserve Titles – Spring 2019

January 11, 2019 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

These electronic book titles have been added to the Course Reserves LibGuide [New Window] and the OverDrive database [New Window].

If you are interested in any of these titles below, click on the book cover image to access the e-book’s Hawaiʻi Voyager catalog record. In the record’s “Holdings Information,” the provided link will direct you to borrowing the e-book in OverDrive [New Window].

New Food Lover's Companion book cover The Road book cover Warm Bodies book cover
The History of the World in 6 Glasses The Nobility of Failure Planet of Slums

 

New OverDrive Reads – December 2018

December 31, 2018 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

These electronic book titles have been added to the OverDrive database [New Window].

If you are interested in any of these titles below, click on the book cover image to access the e-book’s Hawaiʻi Voyager catalog record. In the record’s “Holdings Information,” the provided link will direct you to borrowing the e-book in OverDrive [New Window].

Small Fry book cover

 

NONFICTION – MEMOIR

Book Description and Reviews

How to Write an Autobiographical Novel book cover

 

NONFICTION – ESSAYS

Book Description and Reviews

 

 

 

Friday Black book cover

 

FICTION – SHORT STORIES

Book Description and Reviews

The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle book cover

 

FICTION – MYSTERY

Book Description and Reviews

 

 

 

Insurrecto book cover

 

FICTION – ASIAN AMERICAN LITERATURE

Book Description and Reviews

Freshwater book cover

 

FICTION – WORLD LITERATURE

Book Description and Reviews

 

 

December 2018 Best Sellers

November 29, 2018 by An | 0 comments

Here’s what’s new in our Best Sellers collection:

After The Fire Am I There Yet? Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation The Lunar Chronicles: Arch Enemies Court of Shadows: A House of Furies Novel Empress of all Seasons The Female Persuasion The Mars Room: A Novel Period Power: A Manifesto for the Menstrual Movement Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations Red Clocks: A Novel The Lunar Chronicles: Renegades There There: A Novel Together We Rise: The Women's March

Click on the book’s image to place a hold on it in our Voyager catalog! For instructions on placing a hold on a library item, click here [New Window].

If you are anticipating a new release or have a suggestion, please fill out our Best Sellers suggestion form [New Window]!

Frightful Fiction on OverDrive

October 30, 2018 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

Tree at Night

 

F a l l   F i c t i o n   F e v e r !

Mystery  •  Suspense  •  Thriller  •  Horror

Consider reading an electronic book title from our OverDrive collection [New Window].

Sharp Objects book cover  Dark Places book cover  The Grownup book cover  The Girl on the Train book cover  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo book cover  The Girl Who Played with Fire book cover  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest book cover  Shutter Island book cover  World War Z book cover  The All Souls Trilogy book cover  The World of All Souls book cover  Real World book cover  Piercing ebook cover  The Case for Satan ebook cover

If you are interested in any of these titles above, click on the book cover image to access the e-book’s Hawaiʻi Voyager catalog record. In the record’s “Holdings Information,” the provided link will direct you to borrowing the e-book in OverDrive [New Window].

 

New OverDrive Reads – October 2018

October 22, 2018 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

These electronic book titles have been added to the OverDrive database [New Window].

If you are interested in any of these new titles below, click on the book cover image to access the e-book’s Hawaiʻi Voyager catalog record. In the record’s “Holdings Information,” the provided link will direct you to borrowing the e-book in OverDrive [New Window].

Crazy Rich Asians Trilogy book cover

 

You’ve seen the movie, now enjoy Kevin Kwan’s lavish and hilarious novel. This is an additional OverDrive copy of Crazy Rich Asians that includes the full trilogy.

 

New in FICTION

An American Marriage book cover The End We Start From book cover

New in NONFICTION

Heart Berries book cover White Fragility book cover The Queer and Transgender Resilience Workbook book cover
2018/2019 ASVAB for Dummies book cover Virtual and Augmented Reality for Dummies book cover Public Speaking Skills for Dummies book cover
Gender Diversity and Non-Binary Inclusion in the Workplace book cover

October Library Displays: Creepy and Criminal

October 16, 2018 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

All Hallow’s Read

At the Learning Commons’ main entrance, you’ll find spooky tales, modern and classic.

Halloween book display

If you pass the front/circulation desk, you’ll find spooky tales of Asian and Hawaiian-Pacific lore in front of our Kapunawai room.

Asian and Hawaiian-Pacific Halloween Book Display

True Crime Reads

Magnifying Glass and FingerprintsOn the Leeward Library’s upper level, read about real events of murder, mystery, and criminal investigation. A selection of local and national stories are available for insight and intrigue.

True Crime book display

We’ll be hosting a Halloween mystery activity October 30th [New Window]! Details coming soon . . .

Banned Books Week Continues on OverDrive

October 1, 2018 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

Last week was the national Banned Books Week [New Window]. There’s still time to FREE a banned book from our library displays of books featuring titles that have been challenged for withdrawal in libraries across the country. Or, for your convenience, below are challenged titles available as e-books through the OverDrive database [New Window].

Book cover of 1984 Book cover of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Book cover of Annie on My Mind Cover of The Color Purple Book cover of The Handmaid's Tale Book cover of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Book cover of The Lord of the Rings Book cover of The Namesake Book cover of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Book cover of An Abundance of Katherines Book cover of Paper Towns

Please note: Clicking on an image above will take you to the e-book’s Hawaiʻi Voyager catalog record. In the record’s “Holdings Information,” the provided link will direct you to borrowing the e-book in OverDrive [New Window].

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