Collection

Law Library Online Catalog - VOYAGER
Reference Materials
Reserve Materials
Microforms (Microfiche and Microfilm)
Videotapes, Audiotapes, DVD and CD-ROM
Current Newspapers and Magazines
United States Government Documents
Hein’s Theses and Dissertations
New Acquisitions List

Law Library Online Catalog - VOYAGER

VOYAGER, the online catalog for the University of Hawai`i System, is the principal source for locating the most current information on the holdings of the Law Library. It also provides access to library catalogs throughout Hawai`i, including Hamilton Library, all the community colleges, Hawai`i Medical Library, Hawai`i State Archives and Bishop Museum. For a more detailed explanation of the Voyager system, go to http://uhmanoa.lib.hawaii.edu/faq.htm.

Anyone may access the Law Library catalog on the web at http://uhlaw.lib.hawaii.edu:7008/vwebv/searchBasic Click on Help on the Voyager screen for information on using Voyager or go to http://uhlaw.lib.hawaii.edu/help/contents.htm You may also use the online tutorial at http://library.wcc.hawaii.edu/voyager/default.html and http://www.sinclair.hawaii.edu/help/tutorials/.

Four computer terminals are available to the public for searching the catalog.

Reference Materials

The more frequently-used Reference materials such as multi-volume publications, current loose-leaf services, citators, and legal encyclopedias are located in the Reference Area. They are for library use only and designated as “LAW REF” in the call number. Others are located in the main stacks. Refer to the Reference Area and Stacks maps for location of specific titles and call numbers. Under special circumstances with permission from Library staff, they may be charged out for same day copying.

Reserve Materials

Reserve materials include frequently-used publications such as study aids (hornbooks, nutshells), treatises, Hawai `i administrative rules, and faculty course reserves. They are located behind the Circulation counter. They may be charged out for two hours and renewed if no one else requests them.  They must be returned before the Law Library closes.

Microforms (Microfiche and Microfilm)

A large part of the Library’s holdings are in microforms. Microforms may not be charged out of the Library. Request all items at the Circulation Desk. The new combination microform/microfiche reader/scanner/printer (MS 6000 model) requires a debit print/copy card to print, available for purchase at the card dispenser. Please ask for assistance if you are interested in using the PC to download images from this reader/scanner onto a CD-ROM, or to email scanned images.

Videotapes, Audiotapes, DVD and CD-ROM

Most of these items may be charged out for two days only except for DVD and CD-ROM which may be charged out for same day use only. You may view the videotapes using the videotape player. Inquire at the Circulation Desk. You may also charge out cassette tapes and the cassette player/recorder at the Circulation Desk.

Current Newspapers and Magazines

Current issues of local daily newspapers, legal newspapers, and magazines are located in the Reference Area. Back issues are kept for a limited time behind the Circulation Desk. You may request these at the Circulation Desk.

United States Government Documents

The Library maintains a small selected depository of government documents. For documents not available here, go to the Government Documents Collection located at Hamilton Library. It has a larger collection, including some United Nations publications. You may also access federal government executive, legislative and regulatory information in various governmental databases.

ProQuest Congressional database provides indexes, abstracts and legislative histories as well as full text of some congressional reports, documents, prints, bills, the Statutes at Large and Congressional Record.

Hein's Theses and Dissertations

This microfiche compilation of legal theses and dissertations from various law schools from the early 1900’s have been cataloged and are searchable in the Law Library’s online catalog by author, title, subject, and keyword.

Note: An interdisciplinary Dissertations and Theses database is also available via Hamilton Library’s web page.

New Acquisitions List

See New Acquisitions.

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