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U.S. Constitution: Find Books

Learn about the history of the U.S. Constitution and its relevance today

Reference Books

These books are available in the Reference Collection on the 1st floor of HCC Library.

See & Read the Constitution

Free Ebooks

Project Gutenberg is a collection of free electronic books. These ebooks can be read online or downloaded to your ereader or mobile device.

Hawaii Voyager Online Catalog

Hawaii Voyager

Use the Hawai‘i Voyager Online Catalog to search for books, e-books, and media.

The Basic Search is ideal if you are looking for a book by title, author, or keyword.

The Advanced Search tab allows you to find resources by subject terms, as well as to limit by location, type, or format.

Suggested search terms:

  • Constitution United States
  • Constitutional history
  • Constitutional law
  • Constitutional amendments


Featured Books About Constitutional Topics

E-books in Ebook Central (formerly ebrary)

Ebook Central
Browse e-Books at Ebook Central

Search term: U.S. Constitution

  Tip: refine your search by clicking one or more of the options offered, e.g. "United States" or "History"

The HCC Library subscribes to ebrary's Academic Collection of over 40,000 electronic books, readable online 24/7.

When accessing ebrary from off campus, you will be prompted to log in. Please enter and UH login and password.
Some ebrary examples:

James Madison and the Struggle for the Bill of Rights, by Richard Labunski.

Enforcing Equality: Congress, the Constitution, and the Protection of Individual Rights, by Rebecca E. Zietlow

The First Amendment in Schools: a Guide from the First Amendment Center

Religious Freedom and the Constitution, by Christopher L. Eisgruber and Lawrence G. Sager

Sexual Rights in America: the Ninth Amendment and the Pursuit of Happiness, Paul R. Abramson, Steven D. Pinkerton, Mark Huppin

Women and the United States Constitution: History, Interpretation, and Practice, edited by Sibyl A. Schwarzenbach and Patricia Smith

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