Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Campus library closures: 20 Dec 09 - 10 Jan 10

Hamilton & Sinclair Libraries will be closing for extended periods due to budget shortfalls. Read the following to note what dates & services are impacted.


To: UHM Campus Community
From: Office of the University Librarian
Subject: Suspension of Services during the Winter Interim

Due to the budget shortfall, Hamilton and Sinclair Libraries will be closed as follows during the Winter Interim:

Hamilton Library will be closed December 20, 2009 - January 10, 2010. Hamilton is currently closed Saturdays this Fall Semester.

Sinclair Library will be closed December 20 - January 3 with limited services available January 4-10.

During these periods when the Library is closed, services will be unavailable, including borrowing, delivery, interlibrary loan, and telephone inquiries. Library faculty will respond to e-mail information queries as time allows. Please return books prior to end of semester, but books may be returned to the book return bins during the Interim. The Hawaii Voyager library catalog and some electronic resources will also be unavailable during part of the Interim for scheduled maintenance to servers.

This closure will affect interlibrary loan requests in particular. There may be a several-week delay in fulfilling interlibrary loan requests submitted. If you have interlibrary loan requests that need to be filled before the Winter Interim or during the first few weeks of Spring Semester, please make these requests by Dec. 4, 2009.