Mahalo to the Hawai‘i Library Association

I would like to convey a sincere mahalo nui loa to the Hawai‘i Library Association for awarding me with a scholarship in the amount of $1,000.00. These funds will be applied toward my internship at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. this summer. HLA Scholarship applicants are judged on: Leadership potential (leadership in LIS [...]

2015 AHA Annual Meeting

In December 2014, I was generously awarded a $300.00 grant from the Graduate Student Organization at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa in order to attend the 2015 Association of Hawaii Archivists Annual Meeting, Celebrating the Archives and Cultural Sites of Ka Moku o Keawe which was held on Hawai‘i Island on February 14-15, 2015. During [...]

By | 2017-06-20T08:46:36+00:00 March 14th, 2015|Latest News, Professional Development|0 Comments

Jean Charlot House, Spring 2015 Historic Preservation Internship

Image Copyright: Cindy Ellen Russell / crussell@staradvertiser.com I am concurrently completing a graduate certificate in Historic Preservation at the University of Hawai'i (with a MLISc) and for the Spring 2015 semester I will be completing my last course for the certificate which will be my internship/practicum (AMST 695). For this internship, I will be [...]

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

Service project at the Provincial Archives of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts

Image Credit: Boy Scout troop on the Catholic Mission grounds in Honolulu July 1912 (Photo courtesy of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts U.S. Province)On Saturday, November 22, 2014 I joined some fellow students with the Society of American Archivists student chapter to complete a service project for the Provincial Archives of the Congregation of the [...]

By | 2017-06-20T08:57:25+00:00 November 27th, 2014|Archives & Special Collections, Latest News, 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 [...]

Peace Corps Information Session

Toward the end of the Summer 2014 session I was approached by a fellow student who had been working in the University of Hawai'i Archive for the last two years, processing the Peace Corps Training Collection. She asked if I would be able to help to create a digital and print timeline as well as [...]

Hawai’i State Record Management Center

Today I joined some of my classmates from LIS 652, Introduction to Archival Management on a tour of the State of Hawai'i Record Center lead by Carol Silva, Records Manager for the State of Hawai'i. We had a wonderful time learning about how the center obtains, processes, preserves and stores the materials received by the various State [...]

By | 2017-06-20T08:59:51+00:00 July 31st, 2014|Latest News, Professional Development|0 Comments