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

Reference Services

1060 Bishop St., 5th Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813-3192

Reference librarians are here to help you with all your academic work. We provide:

  • Information about the Libraries and its services
  • Answer general information questions
  • Assist students in locating resources for class assignments and research projects
  • Guidance in using online and print resources
  • Suggestions for research topics and give in-depth reference assistance

We hope you'll stop in and visit with us at one of our reference desks. We are also available:

  • Via Chat Reference (on the Libraries' homepage on Pipeline)
  • By telephone:  Atherton Library Reference Desk 236-5803,  Meader Library Reference Desk 544-1133
  • By email at


Reference Resources:

Both libraries have a variety of reference books, spanning all subjects, as well as several electronic reference collections.

The reference librarians have assembled a selection of online tutorials and information tools that can help students with their writing and research process. Please see:

updated Sept. 23, 2014 JN