American Library Association
University of Hawaii Student Chapter
 

The Basement Blotter

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May 2009

May 2009 Blotter

May 2009
Volume 6, Issue 5
Faculty in Action;
Congratulations to LIS Graduates;
Congratulations to New LIS Executive Officers;
LIS School Library Media Specialization Recognized;
Call for Basement Blotter Editor and Contributors;

PDF, 4 pages, 563KB

March 2009

March 2009 Blotter

March 2009
Volume 6, Issue 4
Library Human Resources Expose;
LIS Graduate Student Pens and Publishes His First Book;
Library & Information Science Mug Mania;
ALA-SC Friends of the Library Service Project;

PDF, 4 pages, 568KB

February 2009

February 2009 Blotter

February 2009
Volume 6, Issue 3
Congratulations on Accreditation;
Disaster Rsponse & recovery: Why It's Important to LIS;
Celebrate Black History Month!;
An Index to Love: A Valentine's Day Catalogue;
Hawaii's Children Read for Nene;

PDF, 4 pages, 637KB

December 2008

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December 2008
Volume 6, Issue 2
Accreditation Assessment: Faculty Perspective;
Accreditation Assessment: Student Perspective;
Congratulations to Our Fall 2008 Graduating Class!;
Experiencing the HLA Conference;
Dr. Rich Gazan and Co-Investigators Win $8 Million Grant;
Capturing The Dream; Miles Jackson's Film Experience;
Professor Diane Hanl's Book Wins Prestigious Award

PDF, 6 pages, 913 KB

September 2008

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September 2008
Volume 6, Issue 1
Celebrate Banned Books Week;
Reflections on Attending the ALA Annual Conference;
Heads Up from Hui Dui;
What Not to Do With Your Curriculum Vitae;
Finding that First Job;
Teen Read Week;

PDF, 4 pages, 338KB

May 2008

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May 2008
Volume 5, Issue 5

On Planning a Mini-Conference Poster Session;
Notes from the Chair Behind the Scenes at LIS: Implementing Assessment;
Getting Through Grad School Gracefully (Or at Least as Gracefully as Possible);
Graduating Seniors;
Accreditation Process;
The Changing of the Officers;

PDF, 6 pages, 594KB

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April 2008
Volume 5, Issue 3.5

Literacy for all through Project Literacy;
The Mold Spore Gang Strikes Again!;
Cheesy Library Jokes;
Across the Pond: LIS Studies in London;

PDF, 2 pages, 124KB

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March 2008
Volume 5, Issue 3

Archivists ‘File’ In For Their Annual Conference;
Society of American Archivists Student Chapter in Action;
Introducing the 2008 Basement Blotter Staff;
Across the Pond: LIS Studies in London;

PDF, 4 pages, 542KB

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Nov 2007
Volume 5, Issue 2

Dark Delights Rule the Night at LIS Halloween Party;
LIS Halloween Party 2007;
New Student Profiles;
Archival Propagand or Activist, an Institutional Cartel that Won't Make You Sick and Kill You;

PDF, 4 pages, 426KB

Link to October 2007 Blotter

Oct 2007
Volume 5, Issue 1

Wertheimer: Balancing on a Chair;
Life After Library School;
New Student Profiles;
Baseball Hall of Fame;

PDF, 4 pages, 822KB

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May 2007
Volume 4, Issue 7

LIS Student Publishes Children's Language Book;
Batter Up: LIS Intern at the National Baseball Hall of Fame;
Deleting Online Predators Act of 2006 (DOPA):
Protection or Another Form of Censorship?;
One Girl and Her Quest to Work in the HSPLS;
The Road Less Traveled: Matt's Thesis Journey;
Hidden Treasures: Accessing Pacific Collections;
A Day in the Life of a Fiction Selector Librarian;
ALA Annual Conference or Bust;

PDF, 6 pages, 416KB

 
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April 2007
Volume 4, Issue 6

Soap Opera GenealoGical librarY (SOGGY);
Finding Love in the Library;
The Reference Desk with Vera;
Comprehensive Oral Exam Scramble;
The Operations Manual for Library Users;

PDF, 4 pages, 1.02MB

 
Link to March 2007 Blotter

March 2007
Volume 4, Issue 5

No More Books?! UHM Library Budget Crisis;
Accreditation Appreciation;
Dr. Diane Nahl: Million Dollar Woman;
New Faculty Members Invigorate LIS Program;
Free Grant Money, Courtesy of GSO;
Scrotums and Wolves and Axes, Oh My!;
Library Media Specialists Prove Their Worth at HASL;
Intrepid Movie Buff Reviews Read or Die;

PDF, 6 pages, 494Kb

 
Link to February 2007 Blotter

February 2007
Volume 4, Issue 4

Radical Reference Librarian Visits LIS students;
Intellectual Freedom, Democracy and You;
Internet Filtering in Libraries;
Banned Books for Young Adult Readers;
New Student Profile: Wendi Dotson;
Movie Review: Two Library Students Duke It Out Over the Made For TV Movie The Librarian: Return to King Solomon’s Mines;

PDF, 4 pages, 340Kb

 
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December 2006
Volume 4, Issue 3

Library Information Center at Dalat University; Public Libraries on the Rise in Popularity in Japan; Revival of Tibetan Libraries; Overview of Library Services in China; Internships: Experience What LIS Students are Learning: Fun in School Libraries, Special Library: Pacific Island Fisheries Internship, Archives Internship at Mission Houses Museum, Public Libraries Rock! Serving the Greater Community, Walking a Mile in Academic Librarian Shoes, Food in the Library: Asia Collection Internship; Adventures at Hawaii Library Association Conference: The Next Wave of Library Outreach, A Sight for Sore Eyes, ALA-Student Chapter Service at HLA Conference; UH and the Next Generation of Library Leaders; Caitlin Nelson's Autumn Reading List and Book Review.

PDF, 6 pages, 501kb

 
Link to November 2006 Blotter

November 2006
Volume 4, Issue 2

Librarians Invade New Orleans; Celebrating Intellectual Freedom: Banned Books Week; Across the World: From Hawaii to Ireland; Movie Review: The Librarian: Quest for the Spear; Public Library's Role for Hikers on the Appalachian Trail; New Student Profile: Annette Yoshida.

PDF, 4 pages, 441kb

 
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August 2006
Volume 4, Issue 1

UH Manoa ALA-SC Wins Student Chapter of the Year; Thoughts from Labor Day 2005; Doctor? Who?; An Eventful Two Years: Knuth Guides LIS Through the Flood.

PDF, 4 pages, 1.71 MB

 
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March 2006
Volume 3, Issue 4

True Stories of recent LIS graduates; Editorial: Supporting Our School Librarians; New Student Profile: Lauren Sin.

PDF, 4 pages, 194 KB

 
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December 2005
Volume 3, Issue 3

HLA 2005 report; 2005 ALA-SC photo album; Letter from Lori Ann Saeki.

PDF, 4 pages, 528 KB

 
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October 2005
Volume 3, Issue 2

Flood memorial issue; Library still adjusting to flood; Memories still strong for 'flood class'; A program of survivors; ALA to hold 2006 conference in New Orleans.

PDF, 4 pages, 292 KB

 
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August 2005
Volume 3, Issue 1

New LIS home on the horizon; LIS survival guide; Welcome letter from new ALA-SC president Lillian Nicolich.

PDF, 3 pages, 536 KB

 
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June 2005
Volume 2, Issue 5

ALA-SC volunteers aid in post-flood recovery; Nicolas Basbanes recap; Lynn Davis wins Sarah K. Vann Professional Service Award; New ALA-SC officers.

PDF, 4 pages, 820 KB

 
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March 2005
Volume 2, Issue 4

LIS adapts in flood aftermath; Outer island commuter students; Library as 'third place'; Most challenged books in 2004.

PDF, 4 pages, 650 KB

 
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December 2004
Volume 2, Issue 3

The flood issue; photos of devastation; faculty reactions; first-hand student account; message from program chair.

PDF, 4 pages, 1.6 MB

 
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October 2004
Volume 2, Issue 2

Highlights: James Rumford brown bag; The many faces of librarianship; Restroom reference interview; Photos from the Fall 2004 ALA-SC beach party.

PDF, 4 pages, 296 KB

 
Link to August 2004 Blotter

August 2004
Volume 2, Issue 1

Highlights: Interview with LIS department chair Rebecca Knuth; LIS students tour Bishop museum Hawaiian archives; National news briefs.

PDF, 4 pages, 232 KB

 
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May 2004
Volume 1, Issue 3

Highlights: Sarah Vann; ALA-SC national honor; service award for Rebecca Knuth

PDF, 4 pages, 104 KB

 
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April 2004
Volume 1, Issue 2

Highlights: Diane Nahl reflects; Intellectual freedom; LIS job fair photos

PDF, 4 pages, 104 KB

 
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February 2004
Volume 1, Issue 1

Highlights: First annual LIS job fair; Diane Todd to attend June 2004 ALA meeting; Susan Johnson discusses job hunt process

PDF, 4 pages, 96 KB