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Windward Community College Library: Community Users

Community Users

A community borrower is defined as a borrower who is not a University of Hawaii credit program faculty, staff or student. A community user must be: (a) a permanent resident of the country and, (b) at least 18 years old. Community borrowers are afforded the same privileges as campus borrowers except for the following:

  • They may not borrow Reserve items or Hawaiian collection materials
  • They may not receive intra- or inter- library loans
  • They may have loan periods different from campus borrowers
  • They may not receive bibliographic instruction

A community library card will be valid only at participating UH campus libraries.  Community borrowers must present a picture ID to obtain a card.  The card may be mailed to the borrower’s address.  No materials may be borrowed without a card.  A sticker placed on the card will indicate the card’s expiration date.  Community borrowers must abide by the borrowing policies and procedures of the campus library or libraries they use.
 

Libraries of the University of Hawaii System Community Services

Type of
Library User:

Community User

UH Retiree

Hawaii State/City/Federal Agencies

Research Organization 

Associate Member 

Criteria to Get a Community User Library Card:

18 years or older

One of the following:

Hawaii Drivers License
Hawaii State ID
Kingdom of Hawaii ID
Military ID 

10 years of service in the University of Hawaii System

Photo ID

Memorandum from your department chair or campus personnel officer, signed and dated on official letterhead, stating that you have worked 10 or more years in the UH system

Complete application form for Hawaii state and city agencies

Request printed on departmental letterhead signed by fiscal or other authorized officer

Include name(s) and ID number(s) of the individuals 

Completed "Research Card
Request and Agreement" form
Request printed on
institution’s letterhead signed
by fiscal or other authorized
officer, including name(s) and
ID number(s) of the individual
borrowers

Anyone 18 years or older who wishes to join the Associates of the University of Hawaii at Manoa Library (friends group)

Photo ID

Cost, Non-refundable:

6 months, $30,
1 year, $60

Hawai`i residents 60 years and older:
6 months $20,
1 year $30 

10 Years, FREE

First two cards, no charge

Additional cards: $50 each

$60 each per year

$65 per year ($25 tax deductible as a donation)

Borrowing Privileges,
Book
s:

10 books 

10 books 

10 books 

10 books 

25 books 

Loan Period:

28 days

28 days

28 days

28 days

28 days

Renewal of Books and AV material:

1 renewal

1 renewal

1 renewal 

1 renewal 

1 renewal

Borrowing Privileges, AV:

UH Manoa, Kapiolani CC, Kauai CC, Leeward CC, & Windward CC: In-house AV viewing free; borrowing $23 per title

UH Hilo & UH West O'ahu & Maui CC: No AV viewing or borrowing

UH Manoa ONLY:
In-house AV viewing free; borrowing $23 per title

Replacement Fee: 

$5 per card 

$5 per card 

$5 per card 

$5 per card 

$5 per card 

Non-Refundable Card will be Issued:

Immediately upon payment 

Immediately upon completion of required forms

7 days after application form,
signed letterhead and
payment are received

7 days after application form,
signed letterhead and
payment are received

Immediately upon payment

Eligible for Borrowing at the Following Campuses *

Hawaii Community College
Kapiolani Community College
Kauai Community College
Leeward Community College
UH Maui College
UH Hilo
UH Manoa: Hamilton Library & Sinclair Library   
UH West Oahu
Windward Community College

UH Manoa: Hamilton Library & Sinclair Library ONLY

Services NOT Available Intrasystem loans, Holds/Recalls, interlibrary loans, computer labs, group study rooms, lockers, laptop loans and remote access to restricted online databases
No in-house access to Library PCs or laptops with Internet access at UH Hilo & UH Maui College
* Not Participating Honolulu Community College, UH Center West Hawaii, UH School of Law, UH School of Medicine

Revised 2/24/2012

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