Students in Dr. Wertheimer’s LIS 650 Management of Libraries and Information Centers class this spring completed service projects in the local community to practice their managerial skills. Jennifer Duncklee, Michelle Hatami, Lori Misaka, and Jesse Shiroma worked with Kalani High School librarian Daphne Miyashiro to raise funds for the Hawai‘i Association of School Librarians (HASL). […]
The LIS Program is pleased to announce that Jason Ford successfully defended his thesis on how Indigenous research methodologies can better inform information literacy. His abstract follows: Instructional librarianship in public post-secondary institutions requires that librarians be responsive to a diversity of paradigms and student needs, including Indigenous contexts. Although constrained by institutional infrastructures, Indigenous research methodologies […]
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 […]
Sidney Louie, a graduate student in the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa Library and Information Science Program, is the 2021 recipient of the Donald Peterson Student Travel Award given by the Society of American Archivists (SAA). The award supports students and recent graduates from graduate archival programs within North America to attend SAA’s Annual Meeting. The goal of the […]