Marketing/Outreach Video for Long Beach Public Library, Special Collections

After a month storyboarding, filming, narrating and editing I am happy to announce that I have the final version of an outreach/marketing video which I produced for the Long Beach Public Library entitled, "Introducing the LBPL Long Beach History Collection." All shots were filmed on site at the Long Beach Public Library, Main Branch [...]

By |2019-11-05T09:49:42+13:45March 8th, 2018|Archives & Special Collections, Conservation & Preservation, Latest News, Outreach & Marketing, Reference & Instruction, Systems & Design|Comments Off on Marketing/Outreach Video for Long Beach Public Library, Special Collections

Creating and Editing LibGuides for College Students

As an Adjunct Librarian at a local community college I am responsible for editing and creating subject and library literacy LibGuides which are made available through the library website. Below are a few examples of what I have been working on this week. Please feel free to share them with your students, faculty and [...]

By |2019-11-05T09:49:42+13:45August 5th, 2017|Latest News, Outreach & Marketing, Reference & Instruction, Systems & Design|Comments Off on Creating and Editing LibGuides for College Students

Preserving Community Cultural Heritage at Long Beach Public Library

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 [...]

By |2019-11-05T09:49:40+13:45February 28th, 2017|Archives & Special Collections, Latest News, Outreach & Marketing, Systems & Design|Comments Off on Preserving Community Cultural Heritage at Long Beach Public Library

Oversize Photographs Archive Exhibit Using 3D Printed corners!

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!

By |2019-11-05T09:49:39+13:45October 17th, 2016|Archives & Special Collections, Latest News, Outreach & Marketing, Systems & Design|Comments Off on Oversize Photographs Archive Exhibit Using 3D Printed corners!

Analog Cassette Preservation

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 [...]

By |2019-11-05T09:49:39+13:45July 16th, 2016|Archives & Special Collections, Latest News, Systems & Design|Comments Off on Analog Cassette Preservation

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 [...]

By |2019-11-05T09:49:39+13:45May 11th, 2016|Archives & Special Collections, Latest News, Professional Development, Systems & Design|Comments Off on Digital Archives Specialist Certification

Tangible Media Guide – Library of Congress

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 [...]

By |2019-11-05T09:49:38+13:45February 9th, 2016|Archives & Special Collections, Latest News, Systems & Design|Comments Off on Tangible Media Guide – Library of Congress

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 [...]

Internship with the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

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 [...]