Internship with the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Image & logo source: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, 2015. This post details my final report of my Digital Asset Management internship with the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, California taken to fulfill the credits for LIS 690 in the University of Hawai‘i, Library and Information Science program during the Spring 2015 semester. This report was [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]