Dr. Harada receives award

April 27, 2011 on 6:01 pm | In Congratulations | No Comments

Dr. Violet H. Harada is the 2011 recipient of the American Association of School Librarian’s Distinguished Service Award. Established in 1978, the award, sponsored by Baker and Taylor, recognizes an individual member of the library profession who has, over a significant period of time, made an outstanding national contribution to school librarianship and school library development.

For more information, please read the ALA news release.

Research grant award won by Peter Jacso

April 14, 2011 on 4:25 pm | In Congratulations | No Comments

LIS faculty member Peter Jacso has been awarded a research grant from the Business Reference and Services Section of the Reference and User Services Association of the American Library Association (ALA). The award, sponsored by Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., will allow Dr. Jacso to create an open access resource for dynamic comparison and analysis of peer ratings of prominent marketing and marketing-related journals by members of various business associations and schools, as well as their ranking by bibliometric/scientometric indicators generated from the Web of Science, Scopus and Google Scholar databases. This resource also will support collection development of scholarly journals in marketing and related fields.

NEW EXHIBIT: IT CAME FROM THE STACKS!!! OPENS AT HAMILTON LIBRARY, APRIL 24th

April 12, 2011 on 8:14 pm | In Events | No Comments

WHAT: An exhibit in celebration of National Preservation Week
WHEN: April 24th-May 21st
WHERE: Hamilton Library, University of Hawai‘i Mānoa, 2550 McCarthy Mall, by the 1st floor elevators
HOW MUCH: Free, open to the public during normal library hours

HONOLULU, HAWAI‘I - An exhibit kicks off at Hamilton Library at UH about preventable damage to library collections entitled It Came from the Stacks!!! The purpose of this exhibit is to raise awareness among all library users and staff about the value of library materials, show what the consequences are of mistreating materials, and demonstrate how we can work together as a community to care for and preserve them.

This exhibit is a part of a larger national preservation week campaign spearheaded by the American Library Association, Pass It On, happening April 24 through April 30, 2011. During this campaign, libraries across the country will be participating and holding their own events to help connect library users with preservation tools and strategies.

For more information on Preservation Week please visit our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/It-Came-From-The-Stacks/193557607348541

LIS Student Josh Mika awarded 2011-2012 FLAS fellowship

April 11, 2011 on 7:48 pm | In Congratulations | No Comments

Josh Mika was awarded the 2011-2012 FLAS fellowship for the study of the Khmer language by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies. Aside from including a full tuition waiver, he will receive a $1500 a month stipend for 10 months. Congratulations Josh!

2011 LIS Career Symposium

April 8, 2011 on 5:18 am | In Uncategorized | No Comments

The 2011 LIS Career Symposium is an opportunity for LIS graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni to engage in dialogue about career challenges and opportunities.

Sinclair Library’s Heritage Reading Room
2425 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822

Friday, April 15, 2011

9:15 AM to 12:30 PM

http://www.hawaii.edu/calendar/uh/2011/04/15/15151.html

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