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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Non-Profit Website Design

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 [...]

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!

Marketing Video for an Art Campaign

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 [...]

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 [...]

Making Archival Photographs Available for Access

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]