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Library Subject Guides

Pacific Studies: Books


Most eBooks can be found by a normal search in the Library Catalogue, or via MultiSearch.

Digitized Pacific texts

The University of Hawai'i Press has a number of its older works online.

Here is a link to the New Zealand Electronic Text Centre of Victoria University.

It is a free online archive of NZ and Pacific texts and heritage materials and this link takes you to the section about the Pacific.

Finding Books for Pacific Studies

Books for Pacific Studies are mostly found in the Macmillan Brown Library and the Central Library. Every item in the Library has a unique call number which can be found by using the Library Catalogue.

To get the best retrieval when searching for Pacific Islands information you can use the terms Oceania, South Seas, Islands Pacific or just Pacific. Alternatively, narrowing your search to a region or country will give more focused results eg, Micronesia or Samoa