Social Media & You: Marketing Yourself to Future Employers

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 [...]

UHM Rare Book Collection, User Videos and Website Design

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 [...]

Creating Audio for the Binding & Looping Exhibition

Overview As the graduate assistant for the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Museum Studies Graduate Certificate program, I am able to participate in helping other units at the university and local galleries with various aspects of their exhibitions through the supervision of the program Director, Dr. Karen Kosasa. During the month of September 2014, I assisted the University [...]

Producing an IMLS Video for the Ulu Garden at Lyon Arboretum

On August 4, 2014, I directed and edited an information video for the Harold L. Lyon Arboretum, a research unit for the University of Hawai'i through the U.H. Museum Studies Program. As the graduate assistant to the Museum Studies Director I am often given the opportunity to help other units within the University system using my [...]

Peace Corps Information Session

Toward the end of the Summer 2014 session I was approached by a fellow student who had been working in the University of Hawai'i Archive for the last two years, processing the Peace Corps Training Collection. She asked if I would be able to help to create a digital and print timeline as well as [...]

Lyon Arboretum Mobile App

Overview In February 2014, I began creating the Lyon Arboretum Digital Initiative Plan which included but was not limited to a website redesign, social media implementation and the creation of a mobile application. I am happy to announce that the mobile app is now available on the iTunes, Google Play and Amazon App stores! To download [...]

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Creating A Mobile App for A Non-Profit

Consultation and Creation In February 2014 when I consulted with Lyon Arboretum on what types of issues they were facing with their social media and technology platforms (see LADIP post dated July , 2014) I discovered that the main three problems they faced were as follows: Lack of control over the information on their website; Inability [...]

Lyon Arboretum Digital Initative

In February 2014 I began collaborating on a digital initiative project for the Lyon Arboretum (a research unit of the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa) with the UHM Museum Studies Graduate Certificate Program in the capacity of the Museum Studies program graduate assistant as well as the Team Captain for the UHM LIS Web Team. The Issues [...]

Guide By Cell – UHM BFA Capstone Exhibit

As the Graduate Assistant for the UHM Museum Studies Program, I am able to be a part of many exciting exhibits in Hawai'i. One of our most recent projects was setting up a Guide By Cell dial-in interactive for the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa Art Department's BFA Capstone Exhibit, Pause. For this project, I [...]

Preservation Week at UHM

Every semester at the University of Hawai'i, the students in the Library and Information Sciences program who are focusing on archives and special collections get a chance to take their skills and knowledge out into the community through by creating brochures, posters, flyers, coaster and videos which create awareness about the importance of conservation and [...]