Our very own Associate Professor Andrew Wertheimer was recognized by the American Library Association (ALA) Library History Round Table (LHRT) as the inaugural winner of their Distinguished Service in Library History Award. For the past three decades Wertheimer has tried to advance research that explore transnational aspects of Asian American library history and build bridges […]
Shelley Lau, an LIS alumna, was awarded the 2022 Golden Key Award by the Hawaii Association of School Librarians. The Golden Key Award recognizes school librarians who have provided exemplary service to the profession. She was presented with a framed certificate of recognition at the HASL spring social on April 23. Lau was nominated by […]
Congratulations to LIS alumna Kelly McDermott, who won the Outstanding Paper Award at the Teaching, Colleges & Community 2022 Worldwide Conference. Her paper, Beyond Content Knowledge: Best Approaches to Improve Student Application of Information Literacy Instruction, highlighted instructional approaches to improve students’ application of information literacy skills using quantitative and qualitive data sets. The article will […]
Sarah Arzate and Lauren Nielsen are the fall 2021 recipients of the Robert and Rita Blair Memorial Award. This coveted award is presented to graduating students who show special promise in providing library services to children and youth. The LIS faculty select the awardees based on high academic standing and strong evidence of professional leadership. […]
A belated congratulations to our student, Jade Sunouchi, for receiving the 2021 HLA Student Scholarship! Jade is studying to become an academic librarian and serves as an officer for the student chapter of ALA. HLA awards one $1,000 student scholarship annually, with one year free membership to HLA.
Hinaikawaihiʻilei Keala is the 2021 recipient of the Josephine Forman Scholarship sponsored by the General Commission on Archives and History of the United Methodist Church, in cooperation with the Society of American Archivists (SAA). The $10,000 scholarship provides financial support to minority students pursuing graduate education in archival science, encourages students to pursue careers as archivists, and promotes the diversification of […]