I am proud to say that I work for the Long Beach Public Library, which was awarded the 2017 National Medal by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. It is the highest honor given to museums and libraries that demonstrate impactful programs and services and are known as catalysts for community change. Learn [...]
I am a member and regular volunteer for the Daughters of the American Revolution where I assist with creating metadata for digital genealogical content in order to assist with global genealogy and historical research dating from the Revolution War, forward. Today, I was presented with a Certificate of Award of First Place from the [...]
The Exhibit In February 2017 I had the pleasure of creating three display case exhibits featuring oversized art books, artifacts, woodblock prints and ephemera from our Miller Room Collections at the Long Beach Public Library, Main branch. Items being displayed are part of the donated collections from Loraine Miller Collins in memory of her late husband, Earl [...]
Project Background One of the great parts of working as a substitute librarian at Long Beach Public Library is that it allows me to get to know all the different branches, communities and librarians in the system. While working at the Ruth Bach Neighborhood Library I was talking with the head librarian, Chenda Yong, when she [...]
I am happy to announce the launch of the new website for The Bridge Church in Corona, a Non-Denominational church located in Corona, California. I was asked to come on to help them convert their previous site which was created and design in Joomla and using HTML to a responsive site with a modern and [...]
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!
I have always been passionate about photography, videography and providing information through images. This outreach technique is something that I focused closely on while studying the concept of visual anthropology at Cal State Fullerton while earning my bachelor's degree. My continuing passion for providing information this way means that I usually end up creating [...]
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!
Spring 2015 LIS 610 Class I am always very thankful to have a chance to speak to a group and help teach someone a new skill but today was particularly enjoyable! Dr. Noriko Asato, Professor for the University of Hawai'i Library and Information Science program kindly asked me to come speak to her LIS 610 Foundations of Information [...]
Repton, Humphrey (1752-1818) Photo credit: Charise Michelson/Joy Enomoto, UHM Preservation Department Project History & Overview During the Fall 2014 semester I was able to take LIS 693, Rare Book Librarianship and I had such a wonderful experience! I learned so much about handling rare books, researching, outreach, collection development and helping users. For my final [...]