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 for Faculty

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

Library Instruction

Instruction in basic library skills and presentations on more sophisticated search strategies are provided by reference librarians. Sessions are conducted in either the classroom or in either University Libraries upon request and scheduling. Instruction is tailored to the specific content and level of a course. If you would like to schedule a class, you may do so by submitting the Library Instruction Request Form.

Library-Related Assignments

It is recommended and very much appreciated that when faculty plan a library-related assignment they notify the libraries' Reference Services Unit before the assignment is given to students.

A copy of any library-related assignment is requested, which will aid reference librarians in assisting students. Sufficient lead-time will assist librarians in securing available and appropriate materials, as necessary.

Electronic Resources

The University Libraries has paid subscriptions (with accompanying license agreements) to a variety of electronic resources. Access to these online research databases is restricted to HPU students, faculty and staff. Login to HPU Pipeline, select the Libraries tab, then click on Databases.

The HPU Discovery and the library's Periodicals List are also accessible through HPU Pipeline.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) & Document Delivery Services

Full-time faculty can make use of ILL services for materials that are unavailable in our libraries' collections.  Click here for more ILL information.

Search HPU Discovery.  After finding the book or article you want, click the Request button to open the ILL request form. The citation details carry over automatically, so you only need to enter your information.


Article Citation Finder

Use this link if you have a citation and can't find the article in HPU Discovery.

BOOK Online Request Form

If HPU Discovery is not available, you may use this form as a last resort.

JOURNAL ARTICLE Online Request Form

If HPU Discovery is not available, you may use this form as a last resort.

Research Guides

The University Libraries' Research Guides, developed by our reference librarians, assist students with their research. The types of guides available include listings of information sources in the University Libraries on a particular topic, instructions on how to use particular reference sources, helpful search strategies for specific topics, as well as traditional bibliographies.

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