Sgt. Yano Library, Schofield Barracks

1565 Kolekole Ave., Bldg 560 Schofield Barracks, HI 96857

Internship Description

The intern will be provided an opportunity to work in all areas of the library: Circulation (Innovative Interfaces Millennium); Reference – work with OCLC’s QuestionPoint, assist reference librarian in analyzing and evaluating the collection and recommend purchases; become familiar with a variety of online databases such as ProQuest; Public Services – programming, interlibrary loan; and Technical Services – cataloging and acquisitions.

Library/Collection Description

The Sgt Yano Library is a public library whose customer base is comprised of the Army community in the Schofield Barracks area. The library is a 25,000 square foot facility with a book collection of approximately 80,000.

Required Qualifications

  • LIS 601 Introduction to Reference & Information Services
  • LIS 605 Metadata Creation for Information Organization

Desired Qualifications

  • Good language and social skills
  • Basic reference and cataloging skills
  • Ability to multi-task

Weekly Schedule

Can accommodate intern’s schedule.
Library hours of operation are: Mon-Tue, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Wed-Sat, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Goals and Outcomes

  • Learn circulation desk operations
  • Be familiar with a variety of reference tools to include online databases
  • Gain experience in providing online reference services via QuestionPoint
  • Be able to identify acquisition sources for library materials, supplies, and equipment
  • Be able to plan, market, and execute a library program

Evaluation Methods

  • Intern and supervisor will discuss goals at the beginning of the internship
  • Intern and supervisor will meet formally at midpoint to discuss how well goals are being met
  • Librarians who work with intern will provide training, support, and feedback throughout the internship

Evaluation Schedule

The supervising librarian will complete the LIS 690 Evaluation Form at the end of the semester.

Contact Information

Amy Nogami
(808) 655-9269
Last Updated: 2013April03