UHM LIS ALA-SC wins Student Chapter of the Year 2020-2021

Out of 64 student chapters nationwide, the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa American Library Association Student Chapter (ALA-SC) was named the ALA New Members Round Table (NMRT) Student Chapter of the Year 2020-2021. Previously, ALA-SC was Student Chapter of the Year in 2006 and runner-up in 2004. The NMRT Student Chapter of the Year Award […]

Hui Dui Launches Newsletter, The Hui Dui Bulletin

Hui Dui has officially launched their first newsletter! This newsletter was created to keep everyone up to date by creating a space where information can be shared amongst the whole LIS student body. In the newsletter, you will find upcoming events and announcements from our LIS student organizations, announcements from our Program Coordinator, some fun […]

Diane Mokuau Named One of SLJ’s 2021 School Librarians of the Year

Diane Mokuau, librarian at Molokai High and Intermediate since 2002, has been selected as a 2021 School Librarian of the Year along with Amanda Jones, teacher librarian at Live Oak Middle School in Louisiana. This is the sixth year that School Library Journal has presented this award that is sponsored by Scholastic Book Fairs. The […]

The Imperative of Practicing Care in the LIS Program

Life continues to be full of changes and adjustments for us all during the COVID-19 pandemic. The LIS Program Chair, Dr. Rich Gazan, took to the Hawai’i Library Association’s newsletter, Kolekole, to discuss the Program’s newly added program goal: Take care of each other, and take care of ourselves. You can read more about how this […]