SLA-ASIS&T sc Mini-Conference Poster Session

February 24, 2008 on 10:25 am | In Events | No Comments

Welcome All! The Student Chapter of SLA-ASIST is holding a Mini-Conference Poster Session on Friday, February 29th from 12:30 to 1:30 PM in Sinclair Library near the Mezzanine. Please join us as we showcase the work of past and present LIS students. See what students have done for class projects and internships during the Fall 2006 to Fall 2007 semesters. Refreshments will be provided. If you have any questions please email Heather St.Clair at

This event is being organized within SLA-ASIST-sc by Heather St.Clair, Alice Tran, and faculty advisor Dr.Quiroga.

Heather St.Clair Allison Minni
Co-Chair Co-Chair
Tamara Zielinski Alice Tran Amanda Hahn
Secretary Treasurer Events Coordinator
Luz Quiroga Rich Gazan
Faculty Advisor Faculty Advisor

Polynesian Voyaging Society Archives Archivist Assistant

February 15, 2008 on 11:49 pm | In Job Postings | No Comments

If you’re interested in getting some experience in archival work, Jon from HCC is looking for some archival assistants.


Polynesian Voyaging Society Archives Archivist Assistant

SECE Position #: 69949-A5

3 Openings

Pay Rate: $12.60/hr

Schedule: 20 hours/wk, flexible hours

Project Overview:
These positions will serve as archivist assistants for a joint online archive project between Honolulu Community College’s Hawaii Ocean program, the Polynesian Voyaging Society, and Ulukau: The Hawaiian Digital Library.

Job Duties:

  • Read through, catalog and assess primary source materials in the PVS collection to determine suitability for posting in an online environment.
  • Research, catalog and digitize additional primary source materials not currently in the collection.

Current UH system graduate student carrying 6 credits in good academic standing in any of the following disciplines:

  • Library and Information Science
  • Museum Studies
  • Hawaiian Studies

To Apply:
Contact Jonathan Wong at 844-2345 or

ALA-SC Ice Cream Social! Thurs. Feb 14: 4-5pm, QLC 412

February 4, 2008 on 2:29 pm | In Uncategorized | No Comments

Hello LIS’ers:

What makes you feel better if you don’t have a Valentine?  Ice cream.  What takes the edge off holiday pressure if you do have a Valentine?  Ice cream.  Join the ALA-Student Chapter for the “Ice Cream Social” in Room 412 of the Queen Liliuokalalani Student Services Center on Thursday, February 14th (Valentine’s Day) from 4pm to 5pm.  Enjoy free ice cream (and non-dairy option) and the delightful company of your fellow LIS’ers.

WHAT: ALA-SC Ice Cream Social
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 14 - 4:00-5:00 PM
WHERE: Room 412, Queen Liliuokalani Student Service Center

We look forward to seeing you there!

The ALA-SC Executive Board

Library Forum: “iTunesU and the Library” presentation by Ruth Marie Quirk and Chelsea Bryson, Wed. February 6: 9am, HAM 301

February 4, 2008 on 2:27 pm | In Events | No Comments

The UH Systems has its own space in the world of iTunes now, and Ruth and Chelsea have been working with faculty helping them create sites to support their courses with several areas for library podcasts. They are also populating the Learning Resources section of UH iTunesU, which includes “Speakers on Campus,” “Public Domain Video Clips” and “How to Do Things.”

What can iTunesU do for _your_ library instruction or resource sharing? Examples of the uses of iTunesU at several major universities will be highlighted. Check it out at (Note: directions to open iTunesU are at

WHO: RuthMarie Quirk and Chelsea Bryson

WHAT: “iTunesU and the Library”

WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008

WHERE: Hamilton Library Room 301

TIME: 9am for pastries and coffee; 9:30-10:30am for talk and Q&A

RuthMarie Pulelehua Quirk, MLS, MEd, is Manager of Operations at UHM’s Sinclair Library. She received her MLS from UH-Manoa Library and Information Science program in 1982, and her MEd from UHM College of Education in 2006, specializing in educational technology. She is constantly on the lookout for cool new ways to learn and teach. Her current interests include dancing, snorkeling, chat reference, posting to iTunesU, watching her iPod and playing with her Macintosh.

Chelsea Bryson is currently a graduate student in the Library and Information
Science program at UH-Manoa. Originally from Mystic, Conn., she received her bachelor’s  degree in History at ECSU and expects to graduate with her MLISc this spring. Chelsea just completed an internship at Sinclair Library’s Student Success Center developing programs related to Information Literacy and iTunesU.

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