2014 Hawai’i Library Association Conference

I am so grateful to have been asked to speak at the 2014 Hawai'i Library Association Fall Conference was held on December 5 - 6, 2014 at the Kahala Hotel and Resort.  This year's theme was Advocacy at Your Library: Opportunities, Challenges, and Innovations and I was asked to present on the social media success of the UHM LIS [...]

By |2017-06-20T08:56:32+00:00December 9th, 2014|Latest News, Professional Development, Volunteer Work|0 Comments

Service project at the Provincial Archives of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts

Image Credit: Boy Scout troop on the Catholic Mission grounds in Honolulu July 1912 (Photo courtesy of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts U.S. Province)On Saturday, November 22, 2014 I joined some fellow students with the Society of American Archivists student chapter to complete a service project for the Provincial Archives of the Congregation of the [...]

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 [...]

Thank you to the Hawai’i State Archive

Last day at the Hawai'i State Archive (September 2014). I'm so grateful to have spent the last 10 months working as a volunteer at the Hawai'i State Archive and am sad to say goodbye in order to focus on my studies in the last two semesters of my MLISc degree. It was my [...]

By |2017-06-20T08:58:27+00:00September 11th, 2014|Archives & Special Collections, Latest News, Volunteer Work|0 Comments

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 [...]

Preservation Week at UHM

Every semester at the University of Hawai'i, the students in the Library and Information Sciences program who are focusing on archives and special collections get a chance to take their skills and knowledge out into the community through by creating brochures, posters, flyers, coaster and videos which create awareness about the importance of conservation and [...]

UHM Rare Book Collection Website

In January 2015 I wrote an extensive post about the University of Hawai'i Rare Book Collection website and informational videos that I was developing in order to assist the collection with outreach. The site has now been completed and is available for your perusal. I hope that you enjoy the information provided about this wonderful collection/ Check [...]

April: National Volunteer Month

Become a Virtual Volunteer! Did you know that April is National Volunteer Month? This month, try to find ways to seek out imaginative ways to engage in your community! I'm sure you're probably thinking, "When do I have time in my schedule to volunteer?" I know that with work, school, and family it can be particularly [...]

By |2017-06-20T09:04:28+00:00March 23rd, 2014|Awards & Grants, Latest News, Volunteer Work|0 Comments

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 [...]