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COVID-19 Library & Learning Resources: Updates

Library & Learning Resources COVID-19 Updates

Updated: September 18, 2022, 9:57 AM

Lama Building Access

  • Visit our Library Hours page for updated hours.
  • Masking is required in the Testing Center.
  • Masking is recommended–but not required–in the library or the Study Hub.
  • If you or someone you are in close contact with are sick, please stay home and get healthy.
  • Disinfecting supplies are available at the copy machine work table, circulation, testing, and near the printing station for those who want to use them to disinfect their own space.
  • Group study rooms are available.

Research & Reference Assistance - Get Help from a Librarian

Librarians are available online and in the library to help you with your research:
  • Live Chat (available during open hours). See orange tab located on the upper right of the library’s website
  • Email:
  • Text: 808-201-2986
  • Zoom video reference, which allows screen sharing, is also available. Just email, chat, or text to request a session.
  • In-person reference for research support is available during library hours.
  • Check out the library’s Remote Learning Research Guide and UH Online: Remote Learning for tips, advice, and additional resources.

Library Materials

  • Ebooks, articles, and other e-resources are available 24/7 via the library website.
  • Print book collections are available for browsing and borrowing.
  • Course Reserves: Students may check-out items for up to 2-hours, and may read or use library scanners to scan these items in the library.

Long-term Laptop Use

  • The Library has a limited supply of laptops for checkout on a first-come first-serve basis. One device per student. Laptops are available to be borrowed for the entire semester.
  • Note: It is recommended that you back up any files downloaded/created on library laptops by saving files via USB or Google Drive/Email. Some laptops delete anything saved when shut down. All laptops have a webcam and microphone.
  • Chromebook tablets are also available.

UH username and Password Resets via email

Events and Workshops

  • Library instruction and research support will be offered in person and online.
  • Select workshops will be offered remotely/online.

Testing Center

The Testing Center is open by appointment only. Visit the Testing Center's website for details on available testing appointments and related policies.

Questions? Email:

Lamakū Learning Center

The Study Hub offers appointments for:

  • MATH 115 & below (in-person, 2nd floor Lama Library); Mondays-Fridays, 9am-3pm.
  • ENG, ESL, ESOL, Writing (online); Mondays-Sundays 7am-7pm.

Please visit our website to see peer tutors' schedules at or go directly to STAR to book an appointment.