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 [...]

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 [...]