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+13:45September 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+13:45April 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+13:45March 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 [...]

Collection Development Workshop: Selecting Materials for the island of Yap, Yap Public Library

On Saturday, November 16, 2013  at the University of Hawai’i Hamilton Library, I participated in a hands-on collection development workshop with several other UHM ALA student chapter members. We assisted several UHM Pacific Collections librarians by selecting books from donated materials, which will be sent the Yap Public Library on the island of Yap. During this [...]

Teaching Technology: Basic HTML & ePortfolio Workshop

Yesterday afternoon, I was happy to see that there were several students from the University of Hawai’i Library and Information Science program who came out to the UHM Hamilton Library to participate in a free workshop I was giving as the team captain for the UHM LIS Web Team. The workshop was provided to assist UHM [...]

Hawai’i State Archives Volunteer

Last Friday, I interviewed for a volunteer position at the Hawai’i State Archives and was given the job! I will begin working on Friday, November 8th and will be able to dedicate 4 hours each week to assisting the HISA. My first project will be to work in the Hawaii State Government Records collection, assisting with indexing [...]