Preview the new LIS Website (draft version)

July 13, 2007 on 8:23 am | In General | 3 Comments

The LIS Web Team would like to present the draft version of the new LIS Website, available at:

This is is (obviously) incomplete in many ways, but please take a look and make any suggestions you want. We are interested in hearing about the information architecture, content, presentation and overall feel - this is the time to contribute your ideas to this project!

Please contact the LIS Web Team with your suggestions/comments/ideas. Thanks!

Congratulations to Robin Fancy!

July 12, 2007 on 10:19 am | In Congratulations | No Comments

Congratulations to LIS student Robin Fancy on publishing “My Filipino Word Book” (Bess Press), which she co-authored with Vala J. Welch.

“Book with a Feel for the Islands” (Honolulu Advertiser)

Robin Fancy at book release party

LIS Alumni Gatherings in Denver and Washington

July 12, 2007 on 10:18 am | In Events | No Comments

Are you attending the Annual Conference of SLA in Denver or ALA in Washington DC? If so, SLA: Meet Monday June 4, from 5:30pm to 7pm at Strata Bar, Hyatt Regency Denver; ALA: 24 June, from 5:30 PM- 7:30 PM at the Renaissance Mayflower Room

Congratulations to Janel Quirante

July 12, 2007 on 10:17 am | In Congratulations | No Comments

Janel Quirante was awarded the Harold T. Pinkett Minority Student Award from Society of American Archivists. Our own Professor Andrew Wertheimer was awarded the 2007 Sarah Vann Award from the ALA-SC. The Program also is pleased to announce that Acting Chair Rebecca Knuth will be promoted this fall to full Professor. Professor Noriko Asato’s “Teaching Mikadoism” was nominated for the Ka Palapala Pookela Award in Nonfiction from the Hawaii Book Academy and the History Book Award from the Association for Asian American Studies.

The UHM Chapter of Beta Phi Mu welcomes the newest initiates

July 12, 2007 on 10:17 am | In Congratulations | No Comments

The UHM Chapter of Beta Phi Mu welcomes the newest initiates: Sandy O. L. Domion, Jessica M. Gleason, Lori Kidani, Gail K. Kuroda, Karen J. P. Laepaa, Joseph Hawley Murphy III, Christine M. Pawliuk, Janel Sumayao Quirante, Dainan M. Skeem, Josephine Pui Ying Tam, Teri Ann Tomeko Tokushige, Cynthia Wagner, Lauren Kiyomi Yamasaki, Matthew Lonoikamakahiki W. T. Yim, Carrie Ann Young, as well as Jennifer Beardsley (2005), and Sharon LePage (2001).

Spring 2007 Beta Phi Mu Initiates

Congratulations Spring 2007 LIS Graduates!

July 12, 2007 on 10:16 am | In Congratulations | No Comments

Congratulations to our Spring 2007 Graduates who attended commencement in Manoa. The LIS Program would also like to congratulate neighbor island graduate Jessica Gleason who participated in the Maui Community College Commencement exercises, and also gave a speech on the experience.

Spring 2007 LIS Grads

Presenting the new LIS Website, version 0.1 (draft)

July 11, 2007 on 11:39 pm | In General | No Comments

Please take a look at the new LIS website draft version 0.1! ( We appreciate your comments and suggestions at this time. Please send the email to the LIS Web Team. Thanks so much,

LIS Web Team

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