Jennifer Losalio Receives Kona Friends Scholarship

Jennifer Losalio has received a $2,000 scholarship from the Friends of the Libraries, Kona, to continue her LIS education. Jennifer just completed her second year in the MLISc program. She was recently hired as a Library Technician V at Kailua-Kona Public Library. In her new position, she says she is “enjoying familiarizing patrons with our […]

Carolyn Kirio Receives AASL Information Tech Pathfinder Award

Carolyn Kirio (1994 alumna) has garnered the 2015 Information Technology Pathfinder Award for Kapolei Middle School Library. This coveted award is presented by the American Association of School Librarians and sponsored by Follett. Carolyn also received a proclamation from Governor David Ige for her award.

Community Libraries Day @ UH-Manoa

Community Libraries Day kicks off National Library Week on Sunday, April 12 (10 AM-3 PM) with twenty libraries, archives, educational institutions, and professional organizations showcasing their innovative programs, digital initiatives, and outreach activities on McCarthy Mall, near Hamilton library at UH-Manoa. Learn how libraries promote information and technology literacy in their communities and discover how […]

Garud and Mukai Win 2015 HASL Scholarships

Meera Garud and Tariya Mukai, both students specializing in school librarianship, received $500 scholarships from the Hawaii Association of School Librarians (HASL) to continue their graduate studies in LIS. The official announcements were made at the HASL conference on March 7, 2015, by scholarship chair Imelda Corpuz Amano.

Library Services for Youth in Custody

The University of Hawaiʻi LIS Program is pleased to offer a new online course in summer 2015, LIS 693: Library Services for Youth in Custody. Students in this course will: Understand the information needs of youth in custody Understand current trends in Juvenile Detention Center (JDC) librarianship Contextualize services to youth in custody within frameworks of juvenile […]

Dr. Irvin Fellowship

The Center for the Study of Libraries, Information & Society (CSLIS) has voted to appoint Vanessa Irvin, Ed.D., as a CSLIS Fellow for 2015-2016. She is being awarded this honor in appreciation for her tireless work in helping to define the CSLIS as a founding member of its Steering Committee. Irvin’s contributions helped to make […]