About Us

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We are the Special Libraries Association student chapter (SLAsc) at the University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa. Located in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, the SLAsc is part of the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Library and Information Science Department. Our primary focus is to explore Special Libraries in the state of Hawai’i.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to expose students to specialized libraries. We want to provide students with a relaxed environment to explore special libraries with others who are interested in pursuing a career working as a special librarian.


To expose the LIS students to Special Libraries and special collections by arranging tours in professional settings and inviting guest speakers to present on these topics.