Reaching Those Who Served

The UH Mānoa LIS Program is one of three Library & Information Science graduate programs participating in the Reaching Those Who Served research project. Reaching Those Who Served is a 3-year Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant-funded research project recruitment of military veterans to library and information science graduate programs. The grant enables […]

Dr. Jacsó Named Professor Emeritus

We are happy to announce that Dr. Péter Jacsó, author of over 800 papers in LIS research areas such as bibliometrics and database content evaluation, has been named Professor Emeritus. From the UH System policy page: “The emeritus/emerita title is an honor bestowed by the Board of Regents, upon recommendation of the President, to UH […]

LTEC Award for MB Ogawa

Congratulations to Dr. Michael-Brian Ogawa, ICS associate faculty specialist, who was honored as one of 50 distinguished alumni by the College of Education’s Department of Learning Design and Technology. The special recognition ceremony that was held on August 5, 2017, was part of the LTEC Department’s 50th anniversary in which they honored “50 distinguished alumni […]

LIS Alumni at SAA 2017

LIS Archives Program Coordinator Dr. Wertheimer joined a number of UHM LIS alumni and colleagues from Hawaiʻi at the Society of American Archivists 2017 Annual Meeting in Portland, OR. The conference featured several sessions dealing with diversity, immigration, technology, and indigenous collections. (A few other alumni who missed the Hawaiʻi informal dinner were not pictured)

Preview of new LIS curriculum

Thanks to all the students, alumni and professionals who have participated in our ongoing curriculum review process! In Spring 2017, the LIS faculty approved the following framework for a revised curriculum, which we hope to have officially approved in time for the Fall 2018 semester. Highlights: Instead of a single list of core courses, students will be […]

Promotion for Dr. Gazan

Congratulations to our own Dr. Rich Gazan on his recent promotion from Associate Professor to full Professor! A list of recent UH promotion and tenure recipients is available online at: