Making Pacific Languages Discoverable: A Project to Catalog the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Library Pacific Collection by Indigenous Languages 

Eleanor Kleiber, Andrea L Berez-Kroeker, Michael Chopey, Danielle Yarbrough, Ryan Shelby


In this essay, we describe our recent three-year project to increase the discoverability and accessibility of the Pacific-language materials in the Pacific Collection at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa Hamilton Library by improving and making consistent the descriptive metadata in the catalog, using standards accepted by both library science and linguistic science.