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Homelessness: Books & Ebooks

Library and online sources about homelessness

Reference Books

Ebook Central (formerly ebrary)

Ebook Central electronic books* Click on an ebook below,.
* When connecting from off-campus use the UH Web Login Service and enter your UH username and password.

Ebsco Ebooks

• Find Ebsco ebooks about the homeless and homelessness
• When prompted, enter your UH username and password.

Note: the Ebsco ebook collection includes fiction and literature.

Find Books with Voyager

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

Suggested search terms:

  • Homelessness
  • Homeless persons
  • Homeless
  • Poverty
  • Economic conditions
  • Social conditions

How to Use Ebook Central

Ebook Central electronic booksEbooks are available whenever you are -- 24/7!

* Search Ebook Central for electronic books.
* When connecting from off-campus use the UH Web Login Service with your UH username and password.

Search ebrary for ebooks about homelessness.
     Example.American Refugees
American Refugees, by Jim Hubbard ; foreword by Jonathan Kozol.

More Ebook Central

Credo Reference Ebooks

Poetry & Photography

See also these books of Poetry and Photography by and/or about homeless persons.
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Books to Check Out

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