ALAsc Re-Shelving Project @ Hamilton Library

Jan Sung, Librarian and Head of Access Services gives us some last minute instructions in the stacks before we break up and get to work. 2014 © Kimberly JacksonLast semester, Hamilton Library experienced some construction and during this process, many books were mis-shelved. While Jan Sung, Hamilton Librarian and Head of Access Services has been re-shelving these [...]

By |2017-06-20T09:01:34+00:00April 27th, 2014|Latest News, Professional Development, Volunteer Work|0 Comments

Update: New Login Screen for Voyager Complete!

In October 2013, I posted about serving as a student representative on the WebVoyage Committee and volunteering to complete a survey and to create mockups for the UH Voyager login screen. I am happy to announce that one of the mockups was chosen through a survey as being the most useful, and then implemented into the [...]

2014 Hawai‘i Library Association (HLA) Spring meeting

On April 19, 2014 I attended the 2014 Hawai‘i Library Association Spring meeting, which was held at the ‘Iolani School, Sullivan Center for Innovation and Leadership. The first part of the conference included show-and tell-tables from libraries and archives around Hawai‘i in which they were able to showcase new innovations and initiatives being implemented in their [...]

By |2017-06-20T09:02:08+00:00April 20th, 2014|Latest News, Professional Development|0 Comments

iDigBio 2014: Geolocation, Digitization Modules and Crowdsourcing

Day three of the 2014 iDigBio Conference was held at Bishop Museum, and while many of us were ready for more information about digitization in Pacific collections, we were also exhausted from the overflow of new incoming knowledge. It was really nice to be able to hold the conference at Atherton Hale at [...]

iDigBio 2014: Thematic Collections Networks, Digitization and Keynote

Day two of the 2014 iDigBio Conference included a welcome from Gil Nelson, iDigBio’s digitizing specialist and professor at the Florida State University as well as an overview and logistics of the weeklong conference. iDigBio Conference, Day Two We then watched eight, 6-minute videos prepared by scholars, scientists and professionals from all [...]

iDigBio 2014: Data Modeling Workshop

On March 24, 2014, the first day of the 2014 iDigBio conference, I attended a Data Modeling workshop where I learned about developing aggregators (a fancy word for a website or program that collects related items of content and displays them or links to them). Aggregators store and curate information and pull primary data and images from the [...]

iDigBio Integrated Digitized Biocollections 2014 Workshop

I am very excited to announce that I have been invited to attend the 2014 DigBio biological collections digitization week-long workshops which are targeted to natural history collections specialists in Hawai‘i, Guam and other countries in the South Pacific. This year’s workshop is sponsored the East-West Center, Bishop Museum, University of Hawai‘i, and the Pacific Science Association. This [...]

2014 Association of Hawai‘i Archivists Annual Conference

On Saturday, February 15, 2014 I attended and presented my student poster, The Challenges of Conservation and Preservation in Hawai’i at the Association of Hawai‘i Archivists 2014 Annual Conference, which was held at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i, Mānoa Grand Ballroom on the island of Oahu. I was very lucky to be chosen for sponsorship [...]

Reference Assistance at Sinclair Library

Serving at the reference table in Sinclair Library, May 2013, Finals Week with Danielle Todd, organizer. At the end of each academic semester, the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Sinclair Library partners with the Student Success Center with the aim of creating a productive, stress-free study atmosphere during the busiest weeks of the [...]

First Place at the 2013 SLA-ASIS&Tsc Annual Poster Conference

On Friday, November 22, 2013 I participated in the UHM LIS SLA-ASIS&Tsc (now UHM SLA Student Chapter) Annual Poster Conference hosted at the Hālau ʻo Haumea, Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies. This annual poster conference allows LIS, ICS, and CIS students to showcase recent projects which are meant to engender an exciting exploration of important issues in the [...]

By |2017-06-20T09:08:25+00:00November 25th, 2013|Awards & Grants, Latest News, Professional Development|0 Comments