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 [...]
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 [...]
I love my part-time job at the Long Beach Public Library, Long Beach History Collection! Today I am digitizing some black and white still photographs to send to one of our branch librarians to use for the opening of our newest location, the Michelle Obama branch in North Long Beach. One of the great things [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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!
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 [...]