If your image of an elementary school librarian is someone who just reads stories to children, you haven’t met Michelle Colte, School Library Journal’s 2014 School Librarian of the Year. Michelle, a 2006 alumnus, spoke to LIS students and faculty on Saturday, September 27, and shared her excitement and achievements as a next generation librarian […]
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Michelle Colte, 2004 LIS alumni, has been selected 2014 School Librarian of the Year by School Library Journal. Michelle is school librarian at Hale Kula Elementary in Wahiawa. This prestigious award honors K-12 school library professionals for outstanding achievement and exemplary use of 21st-century tools and services. Michelle received a $2,500 cash award and another […]
On August 1, 2014 at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa – Hamilton Library, the first ever Hawaii Digital Resources Symposium was held. Many of the presenters were our own UH LIS graduates and current students! The presenters were Keikilani Meyer (current MLIS Student) and Loko’olu Quintero for the Ulukau Hawaiian Electronic Library, Keau George […]
In Fall 2013, the new UHM LIS Web Team captain, Kimberly Jackson assessed how her fellow LIS students were being offered information and decided to create an official Web Team YouTube channel in order to reach students more effectively. With busy schedules, varying class times and families, it was difficult to set up dates for face-to-face workshops. As a result, […]
Congratulations to Susan Davidson, Danielle Todd, and Katelyn Yoxtheimer, who are the spring 2014 recipients of the Robert and Rita Blair Memorial Award. This coveted award is presented to graduating students who show special promise in providing library services to children and youth. The LIS faculty select the awardees based on their high academic standing […]