Dr. Jacsó Named Professor Emeritus

We are happy to announce that Dr. Péter Jacsó, author of over 800 papers in LIS research areas such as bibliometrics and database content evaluation, has been named Professor Emeritus. From the UH System policy page: “The emeritus/emerita title is an honor bestowed by the Board of Regents, upon recommendation of the President, to UH […]

LTEC Award for MB Ogawa

Congratulations to Dr. Michael-Brian Ogawa, ICS associate faculty specialist, who was honored as one of 50 distinguished alumni by the College of Education’s Department of Learning Design and Technology. The special recognition ceremony that was held on August 5, 2017, was part of the LTEC Department’s 50th anniversary in which they honored “50 distinguished alumni […]

Promotion for Dr. Gazan

Congratulations to our own Dr. Rich Gazan on his recent promotion from Associate Professor to full Professor! A list of recent UH promotion and tenure recipients is available online at: https://www.hawaii.edu/news/2017/07/11/uh-2017-tenure-and-promotion-list/

Asato joins editorial advisory board of De Gruyter’s Open book series

Dr. Noriko Asato joined the editorial advisory board of De Gruyter’s Open book series, Library & Information Science, Media Studies. De Gruyter has a history of over 260 years of publishing scholarship. De Gruyter Open offers unrestricted access to high quality, innovative and peer-reviewed research to general readers and scholars through open access publications. Registered […]

Dr. Gazan receives IMLS Grant

Dr. Rich Gazan was awarded an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant for the project “Online Q&A in STEM Education: Curating the Wisdom of the Crowd.” The project received $491,973.00 in funding. In partnership with Chirag Shah at Rutgers University School of Communication and Information, the three-year project will investigate how combining crowdsourced information […]

Welcome Dr. Vanessa Irvin!

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Vanessa Irvin to the University of Hawaii as our newest LIS faculty member. She will be teaching LIS 601: Introduction to Reference & Information Services during the Spring 2015 semester. Dr. Irvin comes to us from Drexel University and is passionate about how the literary interests and trends of […]