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 [...]

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 [...]

UHM Rare Book Collection, User Videos and Website Design

Repton, Humphrey (1752-1818) Photo credit: Charise Michelson/Joy Enomoto, UHM Preservation Department Project History & Overview During the Fall 2014 semester I was able to take LIS 693, Rare Book Librarianship and I had such a wonderful experience! I learned so much about handling rare books, researching, outreach, collection development and helping users. For my final [...]

Creating Audio for the Binding & Looping Exhibition

Overview As the graduate assistant for the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Museum Studies Graduate Certificate program, I am able to participate in helping other units at the university and local galleries with various aspects of their exhibitions through the supervision of the program Director, Dr. Karen Kosasa. During the month of September 2014, I assisted the University [...]

Producing an IMLS Video for the Ulu Garden at Lyon Arboretum

On August 4, 2014, I directed and edited an information video for the Harold L. Lyon Arboretum, a research unit for the University of Hawai'i through the U.H. Museum Studies Program. As the graduate assistant to the Museum Studies Director I am often given the opportunity to help other units within the University system using my [...]

Peace Corps Information Session

Toward the end of the Summer 2014 session I was approached by a fellow student who had been working in the University of Hawai'i Archive for the last two years, processing the Peace Corps Training Collection. She asked if I would be able to help to create a digital and print timeline as well as [...]

Lyon Arboretum Mobile App

Overview In February 2014, I began creating the Lyon Arboretum Digital Initiative Plan which included but was not limited to a website redesign, social media implementation and the creation of a mobile application. I am happy to announce that the mobile app is now available on the iTunes, Google Play and Amazon App stores! To download [...]

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Creating A Mobile App for A Non-Profit

Consultation and Creation In February 2014 when I consulted with Lyon Arboretum on what types of issues they were facing with their social media and technology platforms (see LADIP post dated July , 2014) I discovered that the main three problems they faced were as follows: Lack of control over the information on their website; Inability [...]