Read ‘Em & Weep: Libraries, Literature and Music Podcast

A couple of old friends recently asked me to contribute to their podcast station - Brown Pocket Radio, so of course, I jumped in and created a little podcast hour called, Read 'Em & Weep where I talk about all things libraries and literature. Every episode is padded with indie music and is supported [...]

Digital Archives Specialist Certification

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 [...]

Library of Congress 2015 Summer Internship

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 [...]

Mahalo to the Hawai‘i Library Association

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 [...]

Scottish Rites Masons Tour

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 [...]

2015 AHA Annual Meeting

In December 2014, I was generously awarded a $300.00 grant from the Graduate Student Organization at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa in order to attend the 2015 Association of Hawaii Archivists Annual Meeting, Celebrating the Archives and Cultural Sites of Ka Moku o Keawe which was held on Hawai‘i Island on February 14-15, 2015. During [...]

By |2017-06-20T08:46:36+00:00March 14th, 2015|Latest News, Professional Development|0 Comments

Jean Charlot House, Spring 2015 Historic Preservation Internship

Image Copyright: Cindy Ellen Russell / crussell@staradvertiser.com I am concurrently completing a graduate certificate in Historic Preservation at the University of Hawai'i (with a MLISc) and for the Spring 2015 semester I will be completing my last course for the certificate which will be my internship/practicum (AMST 695). For this internship, I will be [...]

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 [...]

2014 Hawai’i Library Association Conference

I am so grateful to have been asked to speak at the 2014 Hawai'i Library Association Fall Conference was held on December 5 - 6, 2014 at the Kahala Hotel and Resort.  This year's theme was Advocacy at Your Library: Opportunities, Challenges, and Innovations and I was asked to present on the social media success of the UHM LIS [...]

By |2017-06-20T08:56:32+00:00December 9th, 2014|Latest News, Professional Development, Volunteer Work|0 Comments

Hawai’i State Record Management Center

Today I joined some of my classmates from LIS 652, Introduction to Archival Management on a tour of the State of Hawai'i Record Center lead by Carol Silva, Records Manager for the State of Hawai'i. We had a wonderful time learning about how the center obtains, processes, preserves and stores the materials received by the various State [...]

By |2017-06-20T08:59:51+00:00July 31st, 2014|Latest News, Professional Development|0 Comments