We are finally done hanging the archive images of women working at the Boeing Plant in Long Beach, California during World War II! We collaborated with our media guru and the Long Beach Public Library Studio to have the corners to hang them 3D printed!
Today I am re-housing the analog audio cassette tapes from the Literary Women Series into new archival quality cases. These tapes came to the library either without cases, or the cases were lost somewhere along the way due to standard patron use and were being housed in archival quality boxes. However, these great little bits of Long Beach [...]
Throughout my time as a student at the University of Hawai'i I was an active member of the Association of Hawai'i Archivists (AHA). During this time, AHA generously offered its members the chance to complete some of the required courses for the Society of American Archivists, Digital Archive Specialist (DAS) Certification. I took advantage [...]
While completing my 2015 summer internship at the Library of Congress, I collaborated with staff in investigating and executing digital reformatting techniques and technologies for media relevant to ongoing and new Preservation Reformatting Division projects. This included brittle books reformatting and deaccessioning, streamlining workflows in Visio, reformatting all obsolete media through the Forensic Recovery of Evidence [...]
To learn more about the various websites that I have designed or created as a student and graduate assistant at the University of Hawai'i, visit my page on my website design projects at http://kmjackson.org/website-design/ Thank you for stopping by!
Flying over the National Mall, © Kimberly Jackson, 2015 Photo credit: Library of Congress, 2015 Just a few weeks after graduating from the University of Hawai‘i with an MLISc and a graduate certificate in Historic Preservation, I moved to Washington, D.C. and began work as the Preservation Digital Technology Intern at the Library of Congress in [...]
Image & logo source: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, 2015. This post details my final report of my Digital Asset Management internship with the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, California taken to fulfill the credits for LIS 690 in the University of Hawai‘i, Library and Information Science program during the Spring 2015 semester. This report was [...]
I would like to convey a sincere mahalo nui loa to the Hawai‘i Library Association for awarding me with a scholarship in the amount of $1,000.00. These funds will be applied toward my internship at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. this summer. HLA Scholarship applicants are judged on: Leadership potential (leadership in LIS [...]
To show their appreciation for my help and expertise and to recognize the work I have done to help as a museum volunteer leader, the Harold L. Lyon Arboretum has awarded me a month-long pass during the month of April to visit and enjoy the many wonderful museums on O‘ahu! In case you didn't know, April is National Volunteer [...]
Today, I spent the afternoon with the Association of Hawai'i Archivists, touring the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry Cathedral, building in Makiki, Honolulu, Hawai'i. We learned about the organization's history, meeting standards and protocols, work within the community, and the history of the structure which was built in 1922. We also were able to get [...]