Growing Schools: Librarians as Professional Developers edited by Debbie Abilock, Kristin Fontichiaro, and Violet Harada, has been selected as the “2013 Best Professional Guide for School or Youth Librarians” by Library Media Connection (LMC) and the American Reference Books Annual (ARBA). Harada is a professor emeritus in the University Hawaii’s Library and Information Science Program, Department of Information and Computer Sciences. Continue reading
Congratulations to the following students, who received the H. W. Wilson scholarship for the spring 2013 semester:
- Johanna Akina
- Jaclyn Lee Parrott
- Amy Steinbauer
The $1000 awards are made on the basis of high academic performance along with leadership and volunteer services.
“Congratulations to Shavonn-haevyn Matsuda and Keahiahi Long on taking first place in SLA-ASIST’s Student Chapter Poster Mini-Conference with a prize of $100.00 for their poster “Conceptualizing a Hawaiian Digital Library.” This session took place December 7 in the Heritage Reading Room at Sinclair Library. All students from LIS, ICS, and CIS were welcome to present their research. We would also like to acknowledge Christine Young who took second place along with Susan Davidson and Christina Shin who took third place. Thank you to all who participated, to our advisers Dr. Gazan, Dr. Nahl, and Dr. Quiroga, to our adjudicators and to our board members who worked hard in sponsoring this event. The posters will be displayed in the LIS Commons, and in the future on our website http://manoa.hawaii.edu/rio/