MLIS Graduates and Students Play Large Role in Inaugural Hawai’i Digital Resources Symposium August 2014

imageOn 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 and Annemarie Aweau (Archivist & MLIS Graduate) for the Hula Preservation Society, Shavonn Matsuda (Assistant Archivist & MLIS Graduate)  for the ʻUluʻulu: The Henry Kuʻualoha Giugni Moving Image Archive of Hawaiʻi, and Martha Chantiny (Librarian & Head UHM, DNS), Jennifer Beamer (current MLIS Student & former Project Manager HDNP)  and Alice Kim (Graduate Student and MLIS Graduate) for the HDNP.

The event was well attended with approximately 60 participants and sponsored by the Hawai’i Digital Newspaper Project (HDNP).