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Newly available digital resource: “Noho Hewa- The Wrongful Occupation of Hawaiʻi”

February 11, 2022 by aapaikai | 0 comments

 

The 2009 documentary film “Noho Hewa- The Wrongful Occupation of Hawaiʻi” is now available to watch digitally for Leeward affiliated students, faculty, and staff!

 

The film received the 2008  Hawaiʻi International Film Festival’s “Best Documentary Film” award, which was presented to filmmaker Anne Keala Kelly. It is hailed as a bold demonstration of the strained relationship between Native Hawaiian communities and the oppressive entities that occupy Hawaiʻi. The film contains interviews with renowned scholars including the late Haunani-Kay Trask, Noenoe Silva, Kaleikoa Kaʻeo, Jonathan Osorio, Ty Kāwika Tengan, and J. Kēhaulani Kauanui.  For more information on the film please visit:  https://nohohewa.com/

 

The film can be found on the digital media platform Academic Video Online (AVON) which can be found via the Leeward Library‘s A-Z database list. We also carry the DVD hard copy version of the film which can be borrowed by any UH affiliated student, faculty or staff member.

 

If you are interested in incorporating the digital version of “Noho Hewa” into your courses, you can use the direct link or embed it straight into your Laulima course site. Both the link and the embed code can be found by clicking “share” along the top of your screen when you access the film in AVON. The direct link can be found below:

 

 

Helpful tips:

 

  • If you are having trouble linking library database materials please visit our “Linking to Articles, E-books, and Videos” library guide.
  • Digital access rights for this film are only for Leeward affiliated users. To view the film off campus you and your students will need to use your UH username and password to access it.

Lastly, if you would like to suggest other Hawaiʻi or Pacific related resources to add to our library Hawaiʻi-Pacific Collection, please contact Annemarie Paikai at aapaikai@hawaii.edu

 


OverDrive Classics Collection

October 8, 2021 by Cheryl | 0 comments

You’re probably familiar with OverDrive, Leeward’s digital resource for popular fiction, non-fiction, audiobooks, and magazines. Now, old things have become new again with the addition of the Classics collection! These are public domain titles selected from Project Gutenberg’s vast library. There is no limit to the number of simultaneous users for these titles.

Sample titles in the OverDrive Classics collection.

To view the collection, access OverDrive Digital Collection from our A-Z Databases page, click on the Collections drop-down menu, and select Classics.

Click on the Collections drop down menu and select Classics

It’s easy to borrow books in OverDrive. Simply click on the Borrow button and log in with your UH credentials when prompted. You may read your chosen title right in your browser.

Click on the Borrow button to check out a book.

Change the text size, background, and font to suit your taste.

Text size, background, and font are customizable.

The book will be returned automatically in 14 days, although you may renew it or return it early if you wish.

At any time, you may view your loans by clicking on the My account dropdown and selecting Loans. You may have up to 10 books checked out. Magazines do not count toward checkout limits.

To see your loans, click on the My account dropdown menu and select Loans.

If you can’t find the classic title you want, please feel free to submit a suggestion and we will see if we can find it.

New Best Sellers: September 7, 2021

September 8, 2021 by An | 0 comments

Best Sellers Collection

Click on the book’s image to view more information.

World travel : an irreverent guide This close to okay : a novel Shallow waters : a novel The paper daughters of Chinatown

The other black girl : a novel How beautiful we were : a novel Filthy animals

Best Sellers are restricted to Leeward CC patrons. Contact the circulation staff (x210 or lcccirc@hawaii.edu) if you would like to place a hold on any of these books.

Browse our new books & current book displays virtually at go.hawaii.edu/Pnr!

New Best Sellers: August 10

August 10, 2021 by An | 0 comments

Best Sellers Collection

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The son of good fortune The personal librarian Surviving the white gaze : a memoir She who became the sun

Like a love story Libertie Klara and the sun The betrayed

Best Sellers are restricted to Leeward CC patrons. Contact the circulation staff (x210 or lcccirc@hawaii.edu) if you would like to place a hold on any of these books.

Browse our new books & current book displays virtually at go.hawaii.edu/Pnr!

New Best Sellers: July 13

July 14, 2021 by An | 0 comments

Best Sellers Collection

Click on the book’s image to view more information.

Billie Eilish Pale : a novel Animal : a novel Starling days : a novel

The legend of Auntie Po Exciting times : a novel The lost Book of the White  Dear Senthuran : a Black spirit memoir

Best Sellers are restricted to Leeward CC patrons. Contact the circulation staff (x210 or lcccirc@hawaii.edu) if you would like to place a hold on any of these books.

Browse our new books & current book displays virtually at go.hawaii.edu/Pnr!

OverDrive Magazines

May 11, 2021 by Cheryl | 0 comments

You already know (and hopefully love) our OverDrive Digital Collection for its great selection of popular fiction and non-fiction ebooks.  Now, it’s even better with the addition of more than 3,000 magazines!  This multi-subject collection includes popular titles such as The New Yorker, The Economist, and National Geographic.  
Screenshot of OverDrive Magazines home page

Many non-English language titles are also available, with a significant number in French, Spanish, Chinese, German, and Japanese.

Screenshot of OverDrive magazines in French, Spanish, Chinese and Japanese

Ready to read?  Access the magazines from our A-Z Databases page via the OverDrive Magazines link, or through the main OverDrive Digital Collection link.  Several popular subjects are displayed on the front page, but you may view all of them by selecting the Subjects tab:

Screenshot showing OverDrive Subjects tab highlighted

To search for magazines in a particular language, use the Language filter in the left sidebar:

Screenshot showing the Language filter applied

To read a magazine, click on the cover image.  Then you may borrow it, or select a different issue.  Up to 3 years of back issues may be available, depending on the title.  You may be prompted to log in with your UH username and password.

Screenshot of OverDrive magazine borrowing process

Now you may enjoy reading your magazine in your computer browser!  It will be checked out to you for 14 days, then automatically returned.  We are allowed unlimited simultaneous users, so go ahead and borrow as many as you like!  And while you’re in OverDrive, be sure to check out our newest ebooks and audiobooks!  Happy reading!

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