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 [...]

Preserving Community Cultural Heritage at Long Beach Public Library

Project Background One of the great parts of working as a substitute librarian at Long Beach Public Library is that it allows me to get to know all the different branches, communities and librarians in the system. While working at the Ruth Bach Neighborhood Library I was talking with the head librarian, Chenda Yong, when she [...]

Analog Cassette Preservation

Today I am re-housing the analog audio cassette tapes from the Literary Women Series into new archival quality cases. These tapes came to the library either without cases, or the cases were lost somewhere along the way due to standard patron use and were being housed in archival quality boxes. However, these great little bits of Long Beach [...]

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 [...]

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+00:00 December 9th, 2014|Latest News, Professional Development, Volunteer Work|0 Comments

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 [...]

Lyon Arboretum Digital Initative

In February 2014 I began collaborating on a digital initiative project for the Lyon Arboretum (a research unit of the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa) with the UHM Museum Studies Graduate Certificate Program in the capacity of the Museum Studies program graduate assistant as well as the Team Captain for the UHM LIS Web Team. The Issues [...]

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+00:00 April 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 [...]