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Guide to the Law Library at UH Manoa : Access Resources in Other Libraries

A guide to the University of Hawaii Law Library.

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How to Access Library Materials from Other UH System Libraries (Intra-System Loan)


Log in to the UH Law Primo and enter your keyword term.  On the drop down menu on the right of the search bar, select “All UH Libraries.” 


When you click on the title you desire, you will be taken into the item record. In the “How to Get it” section, you will be prompted to log in using your UH credentials. Then you will see 

“Get This Title” or “InterLibrary Loan Request.”  

“Get This Title” is the same as Intra-System Loan, or to get the item within any of the UH System Libraries that has the book available to be borrowed.  Simply, fill out the form as detailed as you can, specifically, Volume or Part, and Format (Physical, Digital or Photocopy), and Preferred Local Pickup Location


Request Specific Copy and Digitization

The Law Library Primo Request Section also has links such as “Request Specific Copy” and “Digitization.” 


Request Specific Copy allows you to request a title held at the library you’ve selected in the Locations area. 



Digitization allows you to request Chapter/Article titles start to end page to be digitized and electronically sent to you.  



What Happens When You Submit a Request?


Once you send these requests, the librarians will receive it and fulfill or cancel the request. 


If you are requesting a digitization, and the item is already available electronically through HathiTrust, you will be directed to that electronic copy.  

If you are requesting a physical copy, you will be sent an email from lawcirc[at] to schedule a time to pick up the item from Monday-Friday 10:00am-4:00pm.  If you do not pick up the item during your scheduled time, we will cancel the hold and you must “Request Specific Copy” on OneSearch again.  If you need to schedule a change in a date and time of pick up, please give us 24 hours notice.  If you have any questions, please contact the Law Library’s circulation desk at 956-7583.

Inter-Library Loan

The Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Unit is temporarily not in service due to the COVID-19 health precautions.  ILL usually obtains books, journal articles, and other materials for UH Manoa students, faculty, staff, and affiliates when the materials are NOT available in the UH Manoa Libraries. To request books from other libraries, use the ILL Login

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