• Carved wooden canoe by Ioane Iaone UC-APC-1260

    Ioane Ioane, Guam - leklek II, 2016, Mixed media: wood, shells, thread, UC-APC-1260

The Macmillan Brown Library has a comprehensive collection of books on the Pacific, from works by contemporary Pasifika authors back to early European exploration and colonial material. Our extensive range of Pacific journals is augmented by the Pacific content within the Library’s databases.

The geographical definition of the Pacific for the purpose of the Macmillan Brown Library collection includes the following countries:

  • Amrican Samoa
  • Cook Islands
  • Easter Island
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • Fiji
  • French Polynesia
  • Guam
  • Hawai'i
  • Kiribati
  • Marshall Islands
  • Nauru
  • New Caledonia
  • New Zealand/Aotearoa
  • Niue
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Palau
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Samoa
  • Solomon Islands
  • Timor-este
  • Tokelau
  • Tonga
  • Tuvalu
  • Vanuatu
  • Wallis and Futuna
  • West Papua

In addition, the collection ‘follows the cultural footsteps’ of Pacific Islander people, and includes material on Pacific Islander people in other countries, and also on the influence of other states and organisations on the Pacific Islands and their people.

More information

If you would like any further information or help finding resources please contact Caroline Syddall.

Caroline Syddall

Pacific Library Liaison
Macmillan Brown Library Rm 226A
Internal Phone: 93883

See the following subject guide for more information: