LIS 690: Mandatory Orientation Meeting, Feb 15, BIL319, 10-11am

January 28, 2008 on 12:06 pm | In Student Info | No Comments

Aloha Students,

LIS 690 Library Internship Program

For students interested in taking LIS 690 in the Fall 2008 semester

Friday, February 15, 2008
10:00-11:00  Bilger 319

If you are considering doing an internship next term, remember that LIS 601 and LIS 663, and sometimes LIS 605, are prerequisites.

Please attend this mandatory orientation because there are specific procedures and deadlines that need to be observed in order to enroll in this course.

Please consult the LIS 690 site for more information:

Thank you,

Spring 2008 HTML Workshops: February 2-23, Saturdays 11:45-1:15, HAM113

January 28, 2008 on 11:27 am | In Events | No Comments

The LIS Web Team is proud to announce the Spring 2008 HTML Workshops!  These workshops are 1 1/2 hour hands-on information sessions designed to help you learn how to create a webpage from scratch.  You will learn the basics of HTML and CSS - two web design computer languages - as well as tips and tricks to create a successful website.  For those of you in the LIS 610 course, this is the perfect class to help with your ePortfolio assignment!

There are four sessions:

Feb. 2: Intro to FTP and UNIX

Feb 9: HTML Basics

Feb 16: CSS Basics

Feb 23: Advanced CSS + wrap-up

You may choose to attend all or any you wish.  The place is Hamilton Library (UH Manoa campus) Room 113.  Time: 11:45am - 1:15pm.  Cost of attendance is $1 (covers materials, etc).

Please RSVP to lisweb [at] hawaii [dot] edu by THURSDAY January 31st if you wish to attend.

Priority is given to current LIS students, as the seating is limited in the room.  However, if you can bring your own laptop, you can definitely come :)  There is UH wireless in the room (though in a pinch you don’t need the live Internet).

Any questions or comments?  Email us at the above address
Thanks!! We’re looking forward to seeing you there!

H.A.S.L Spring 2008 Conference: Sat. Feb 23rd

January 28, 2008 on 11:25 am | In Events | No Comments

Hi!! Everyone,

Happy New Year!! This is just a reminder about the Hawaii Association
of School Librarians Spring Conference. If you have the opportunity to
attend the Spring Conference, I recommend you do so. Dr. Ken Haycock
will be the keynote speaker. The registration fee for students is $25.00.

H.A.S.L. Spring Conference presents….
School Libraries, Looking at Today while Preparing for Tomorrow with
Dr. Ken Haycock
Date: Saturday, February 23, 2008
Time: 7:15-12:00 p.m.
Location: Lincoln Elementary School
Registration Deadline: February 9, 2008

The schedule for the day is on the registration form. There will be a
few registration forms on the table outside the LIS office.

The flyer is available here:

Have a nice day!!

Karen Brown selected as ALA-SC Student-to-Staff Representative

January 28, 2008 on 11:21 am | In Congratulations | No Comments

Good Afternoon LIS’ers:

We would like to raise a cheer for Karen Brown on being selected as our ALA Student-to-Staff Program representative.  Karen will serve as part-time staff at the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA this June.  In exchange, ALA National will cover her registration fee, housing, and a daily meal stipend.  Congrats!

The ALA-SC Executive Board

BHSD paid reference assistant position

January 9, 2008 on 9:43 am | In Job Postings | No Comments

BHSD is looking for graduate student employees who are interested in starting with the spring 2008 semester….


Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences Department (BHSD)
Hamilton Library

Position Title: BHSD Intern

Location: Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences Department, Hamilton Library

General Description: BSHD Interns report to the department head for the performance of reference service and BHSD project support activities. This position provides an excellent opportunity to gain practical reference experience, knowledge about the organization, and the process of reference services in an academic library setting. Approximately 15 hours per week starting at $10.80 per hour. Available immediately.

Special Responsibilities and Duties: Provides reference service at the Hamilton Library BHSD Reference Desk, including weekday evening hours and weekend hours. Performs assigned projects relating to reference service that require assessment and writing skills.

Qualifications: Graduate student enrolled in the UHM Library and Information Science Program. Applicant should have successfully completed LIS 601 (will consider applicant currently enrolled in LIS 601). Evidence of ability to work collaboratively and independently in a collegial organizational structure.

To apply, submit an application to the Student Employment Office, Student Services Center.

Also submit resume and cover letter to:

Vicky Lebbin, Hamilton Library 108F
2550 McCarthy Mall, Honolulu, HI 96822.

Telephone: 956-2527 / E-mail: vickery AT hawaii DOT edu

New Student Orientation Meeting: Wednesday, January 9, HAM113 8:30am

January 9, 2008 on 9:42 am | In Events | No Comments

The LIS Program New Student Orientation will be held on January 9th (Wednesday) in Hamilton Library 113 starting at 8:30 am. Come meet the professors and get information about the LIS student groups! New students will learn about their UH username, email and registration from the LIS Webteam, and will meet with their advisors for course scheduling and advising.

On behalf of all the students, faculty and staff of the LIS Program: Welcome!

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