MAUI FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED

November 24, 2009 on 2:41 pm | In Congratulations | No Comments

Congratulations to Tara Otomo and Elizabeth Knight for receiving the Maui Friends of the Library Scholarships for the Spring 2010 semester. They each received $1000 to further their studies in the LIS Program.

The Maui Friends of the Library provide this award for Maui residents, who are classified MLISc degree candidates. Applicants must be officially enrolled in the program to qualify.

Kim Okahara named ARL Career Enhancement Fellow

November 24, 2009 on 2:41 pm | In Congratulations | 2 Comments

The Association of Research Libraries Career Enhancement program offers MLIS graduates from underrepresented groups a “robust fellowship experience” in an ARL library.  Kim’s host institution will be the National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland.  For more information about the ARL Career Enhancement program, visit http://www.arl.org/diversity/cep/index.shtml

FRIENDS OF THE HILO LIBRARY SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED

November 18, 2009 on 2:24 pm | In Congratulations | No Comments

Jeannette Kent has been awarded the Friends of the Hilo Library Scholarship for the spring 2010 term. This $1,000 scholarship is given to a deserving graduate student on the Big Island. The Friends of the Hilo Library Scholarship is based on financial need as well as past academic performance and accomplishments. Students must be classified graduate students in the Library and Information Science Program. They must be currently enrolled for a minimum of three LIS credits.

SPRING 2010 ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

November 18, 2009 on 2:23 pm | In Congratulations | No Comments

Congratulations to the following LIS graduate students who have received University of Hawaii Achievement Scholarships for the spring 2010 term. The award is based on academic merit.

 

Erenst Anip

Molly Due

Kristina Giovanni

Peter Kanehiro

Jeannette Kent

Ryan Lammers

Rebecca Macomber

Heather Maggini-Mackay

Rebecca Marrall

Tara Otomo

Justin Rajkowski

Sean Thibadeaux

Jonathan Young

SLA-ASIST Student Chapter Poster Mini-Conference 2009.

November 18, 2009 on 2:19 pm | In Events | No Comments

SLA-ASIST Student Chapter Poster Mini-Conference 2009. 

Friday, December 11, 10 am - 2 pm; Heritage Reading Room, Sinclair Library.

Poster presentations by UHM LIS students.Opening ceremony December 11, 12:30 pm; posters will remain on display until December 18.

The Poster Mini-Conference 2009 is sponsored by the Special Libraries Association Hawaii-Pacific Chapter and by the Hawaii Library Association.

Poster

Essay Contest

Text Messaging in Libraries (Joseph Murphy, Yale University)

November 14, 2009 on 10:55 am | In Events | No Comments

Joseph Murphy from Yale University is giving an informal
presentation (via Skype) about his experiences with text messaging in libraries

Text Messaging in Libraries (Joseph Murphy, Yale University)
Wednesday November 18, 2009 3:00pm-3:40pm
POST 318B (during Dr. Quiroga’s LIS 672 class)

Joe is a graduate of the UH LIS program and is currently a General Science 
Librarian and Instruction Coordinator at Yale University. Joe has a vast amount 
of experience with incorporating Web 2.0 technologies into libraries and will 
share with us his personal experiences with text messaging at Yale.

This event is being sponsored by SLA-ASIST Student Chapter.

If you have any questions please contact Sara Ajifu <sarata@hawaii.edu>

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