UH LIS Scholarships: Achievement Awards

February 21, 2009 on 8:58 am | In Scholarships | No Comments

The LIS Program is able to provide two types of Achievement Awards. These used to be known as “Tuition Waivers” and “Pacific Asian Scholarships.”  The requirements and application forms are at our website: http://www.hawaii.edu/lis/students.php?page=scholarshipsThe LIS Office must receive completed applications by April 15th for the FallThere are no awards for the summer semester.  We would also appreciate it if you would add your UHM student ID # and e-mail address on the attached 1-page rationale.

LIS-ETEC Dual Degree Arrangement Approved

February 6, 2009 on 4:50 pm | In Student Info | No Comments

The Graduate Division has approved a dual master’s degree arrangement between the Library and Information Science (LIS) Program in the College of Natural Sciences and the Department of Educational Technology (ETEC) in the College of Education. Master’s candidates in both programs have expressed increasing interest in courses that allow them cross-disciplinary opportunities in information technology and library and information science. Faculties of both programs discussed the potential value of the arrangement and voted unanimously to pursue the initiative. The dual degree arrangement would allow students to double count a maximum of 9 credits. For more details, interested students should contact Dr. Catherine Fulford, ETEC Department, or Dr. Violet Harada, LIS Program.

EndNote Basics: Workshops for UH Manoa Graduate Students

February 4, 2009 on 3:40 pm | In Events | No Comments

At the request of UH Graduate students, The University of Hawai’i at Manoa’s Hamilton Library will be offering workshops on the software program, EndNote, to assist students with building electronic bibliographies of the resources they use for papers, these and dissertations.


Allie Jordan, Science & Technology Librarian, will present the EndNote Workshops on the following dates in February:


                   Tuesday, Feb, 10. 10 a.m.-11:15 a.m.

                   Wednesday, Feb. 18, 1 p.m.-2:15 p.m.

                   Thursday, Feb 26, 2 p.m.-3:15 p.m.


This workshop will cover essential EndNote functions - perfect for the beginner or those who are not familiar with EndNote X2.  Topics that will be covered include:

  • Navigating the EndNote program and learning where to get help with EndNote
  • Creating a new EndNote Library
  • Managing your preferences in EndNote
  • Selecting a citation style for your references
  • Importing references from a database and manually entering a reference into an EndNote Library
  • Setting up groups to organize references in your EndNote Library
  • Using the Cite While You Write function in MS Word
  • Uploading images and figures into an EndNote Reference

All of the workshops will be held in the Hamilton Library Addition, Room A156, located just off the Science & Technology Commons Area.  The workshop is free for UH Graduate students.  Space in this workshop is limited so signup ahead of time online:




Individuals who can not be accommodated this time will be placed on a waiting list and notified of the next available workshop.  Seats are reserved for UH Manoa students only.

For more information or clarification, please call Teri Skillman at 956-8688 or email skillman@hawaii.edu.

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