Library Collections: Books

Books on the second floor of HCC Library may be checked out with a UH ID card. See the chart below for loan periods.

Books in reference collections are shelved on the first floor and are to be used in the library only.

HCC Library has a number of special collections. Each special collection has a prefix that indicates its location. For example, books in the Hawaii Pacific collection have the prefix HawPac, and are shelved on the second floor along the Diamond Head wall.

Example
Tiki of Hawaii : a History of Gods and Dreams / by Sophia V. Schweitzer.
HawPac NK835.H3 S39 2005
Most books are arranged according to Library of Congress Classification.

Learn more about understanding call numbers.

Use the Hawaii Voyager online catalog to locate books.

Collection Call Number Prefix Location Loan Period
Circulating [None] 2nd Floor 28 days
Reference Ref 1st Floor Library-use only
Hawaii Pacific HawPac 2nd Floor, Diamond Head 14 days
Hawaii Pacific Reference HawPac Ref 1st Floor, Diamond Head Library-use only
Oversize (big books!) Oversize 2nd Floor, Diamond Head 28 days
Popular Popular 2nd Floor, top of stairs 28 days
Dinosaur Collection Dinosaur 1st Floor, Diamond Head 14 days
Ocean Collection Ocean 1st Floor, Diamond Head 14 days
Automotive Technical Collection TechRef 1st Floor, Diamond Head Library-use only

 

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