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 [...]

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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 [...]

Guide By Cell – UHM BFA Capstone Exhibit

As the Graduate Assistant for the UHM Museum Studies Program, I am able to be a part of many exciting exhibits in Hawai'i. One of our most recent projects was setting up a Guide By Cell dial-in interactive for the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa Art Department's BFA Capstone Exhibit, Pause. For this project, I [...]

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 2014: Data Modeling Workshop

On March 24, 2014, the first day of the 2014 iDigBio conference, I attended a Data Modeling workshop where I learned about developing aggregators (a fancy word for a website or program that collects related items of content and displays them or links to them). Aggregators store and curate information and pull primary data and images from the [...]

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 [...]