Accessioning Still Photographs @ LBPL

Today, at the Long Beach Public Library, Long Beach History collection, I worked on accessioning, measuring, inventorying and re-housing some pretty amazing black and white glossy still photographs from 1918 Long Beach. These 4 x 6 photographs depict the local every day person who lived, worked and enjoyed the City of Long Beach during [...]

Conserving Transparent Photo Slides @ LBPL

Today, at the Long Beach Public Library, Long Beach History collection, I removed rubber bands, counted, organized, labeled and re-housed over 1,037 transparent photographic slides. These slides, measuring 2" x 2", depicted the various events of and branches in the Long Beach Public Library system dating from the 1960s- 1990s. They were originally stored [...]

Oahu Museum Volunteer Leaders (OMVOL)

To show their appreciation for my help and expertise and to recognize the work I have done to help as a museum volunteer leader, the Harold L. Lyon Arboretum has awarded me a month-long pass during the month of April to visit and enjoy the many wonderful museums on O‘ahu! In case you didn't know, April is National Volunteer [...]

By |2017-06-20T08:46:12+00:00April 8th, 2015|Awards & Grants, Latest News|0 Comments

iDigBio 2014: Geolocation, Digitization Modules and Crowdsourcing

Day three of the 2014 iDigBio Conference was held at Bishop Museum, and while many of us were ready for more information about digitization in Pacific collections, we were also exhausted from the overflow of new incoming knowledge. It was really nice to be able to hold the conference at Atherton Hale at [...]

iDigBio 2014: Thematic Collections Networks, Digitization and Keynote

Day two of the 2014 iDigBio Conference included a welcome from Gil Nelson, iDigBio’s digitizing specialist and professor at the Florida State University as well as an overview and logistics of the weeklong conference. iDigBio Conference, Day Two We then watched eight, 6-minute videos prepared by scholars, scientists and professionals from all [...]

iDigBio Integrated Digitized Biocollections 2014 Workshop

I am very excited to announce that I have been invited to attend the 2014 DigBio biological collections digitization week-long workshops which are targeted to natural history collections specialists in Hawai‘i, Guam and other countries in the South Pacific. This year’s workshop is sponsored the East-West Center, Bishop Museum, University of Hawai‘i, and the Pacific Science Association. This [...]

2014 Association of Hawai‘i Archivists Annual Conference

On Saturday, February 15, 2014 I attended and presented my student poster, The Challenges of Conservation and Preservation in Hawai’i at the Association of Hawai‘i Archivists 2014 Annual Conference, which was held at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i, Mānoa Grand Ballroom on the island of Oahu. I was very lucky to be chosen for sponsorship [...]

First Place at the 2013 SLA-ASIS&Tsc Annual Poster Conference

On Friday, November 22, 2013 I participated in the UHM LIS SLA-ASIS&Tsc (now UHM SLA Student Chapter) Annual Poster Conference hosted at the Hālau ʻo Haumea, Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies. This annual poster conference allows LIS, ICS, and CIS students to showcase recent projects which are meant to engender an exciting exploration of important issues in the [...]

By |2017-06-20T09:08:25+00:00November 25th, 2013|Awards & Grants, Latest News, Professional Development|0 Comments

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 [...]