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University of Hawaii at Manoa
Collection Development Policy. Hawaiian Collection
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III. GUIDELINES TO MATERIALS COLLECTED OR EXCLUDED
Language: No limitations. Most of the material is in English or Hawaiian, with a
growing collection of titles in Japanese.
Chronological: No limitations.
Geographical: No limitations. The emphasis is on the islands of the Hawaiian
archipelago including the Northwestern Islands. Included also are native Hawaiians
anywhere in the world, and prominent former residents of Hawaiÿi of any ethnicity.
Works published in Hawaiÿi, but not about Hawaiÿi, are excluded.
Date of Publication: No limitations.
Types/Formats: No limitations. Published books, reports and serials; ephemera;
microforms; photographs; and audiovisual materials form the bulk of the collection.
Materials in electronic format are selectively collected.
Treatment: No limitations, including popular.
IV. SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS BY TYPE AND FORMAT
Archives, Manuscripts, Personal Papers and Other Primary Source Materials:
Hawaiÿi-related manuscripts, personal papers, and archives of agencies and organizations
and individuals are collected in all formats.
Ephemera: Ephemera is collected, based on the collection’s focus areas.
Hawaiÿi State and County Documents: Although a state law requires that each
government agency send one copy of each publication for deposit to the University of
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