ALAsc Headed to ALA Midwinter

Several members of the UHM LIS ALA student chapter will be attending 2019 ALA Midwinter Conference in Seattle and ALAsc is covering the registration costs of three students: Cheri Ebisu, Sarah Nakashima, and Ellen-Rae Cachola. ALAsc has been running fundraisers since this summer to be able to sponsor this and the group is really excited […]

LIS spring lecture featuring Dr. Debbie Reese

Native Sovereignty, American Indians in Children’s Literature and #WeNeedDiverseBooks We Need Diverse Books was created in 2014 to address the lack of diversity in children’s literature. That lack of diversity includes American Indians. For centuries, American Indians have been misrepresented in children’s literature by images that stereotype them, thereby obscuring the diversity that exists across […]

UHM LIS Web Team Reaches Thousands

In Fall 2013, the new UHM LIS Web Team captain, Kimberly Jackson assessed how her fellow LIS students were being offered information and decided to create an official Web Team YouTube channel in order to reach students more effectively. With busy schedules, varying class times and families, it was difficult to set up dates for face-to-face workshops. As a result, […]