University Libraries

University Libraries



Hawaii Loa Campus
Cooke Academic Center
45-045 Kamehameha Highway
Kaneohe, HI 96744
(808) 236-3505




Downtown Campus
LB Building
1060 Bishop Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 544-0210

Library Services for the Oceanic Institute

The University Libraries support the Oceanic Institute in part with the following resources and services:

On this page: Online Resources
HPU Discovery
Periodicals List

Interlibrary Loan
Research Guides
Contact Information

Online Resources:

The Libraries have numerous science-based databases, including:

Go to HPU Campus Pipeline > Libraries' tab > Databases > then select Natural Sciences for a complete listing of electronic resources that support Oceanic Institute's research.

HPU Discovery

OI faculty and staff have complete borrowing privileges from the University Libraries. 

  • Use HPU Discovery to search for and locate print and electronic books. 
  • Access HPU Discovery via HPU Campus Pipeline > Libraries' tab > Library Catalog to authenticate your machine; this will enable you to access and use thousands of science-based eBooks.

Contact Atherton Library (information is to the right of this page) to setup a Library Catalog account; this will enable you to renew your checkouts online, manage your contact information, and other handy things.

Periodicals List

Have a journal title and need to know if the Libraries have it? Check the Periodicals List.  And, as above, if you access it via Campus Pipeline, your machine will be authenticated with the journal, and you should be able to access its content, from anywhere. Go to HPU Campus Pipeline > Libraries' tab > Periodicals List.

Link Resolver

 When you see this icon in a database, select it; if the full-text is available, The icon should route you to it. 

Interlibrary Loan

If you need a journal article or book and the Libraries don't have it, submit an Interlibrary Loan request and the Libraries will try to borrow it for you. For more information see the full ILL page.

Research Guides

Lydia Lee, the Natural Sciences librarian, has created several Research Guides that will benefit your research. Lydia has created rich, dynamic Research Guides for these subjects:

As above, Go to Campus Pipeline > Libraries' tab > Research Guides, then select the subject relevant to your research.


Lydia Lee, the Natural Science Librarian, at (808) 356-5220, with questions, comments or suggestions regarding the Libraries' resources for the Oceanic Institute.

Cheryl Urasaki, the Electronic Resources Librarian, at (808) 236-3557, with questions, comments or suggestions regarding the Libraries' electronic resources.

Last updated June, 2016 -- JN