Dr. Rich Gazan quoted in the Maui News

Stop the presses – our own Program Chair, Dr. Rich Gazan, was recently interviewed by the Maui News for library-related insight on the revitalization of print media and the importance of brick-and-mortar bookstores: Rich Gazan, professor and chair of University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Library and Information Science program, said people need to take breaks from […]

Dr. Asato Wins Archives Award

Dr. Noriko Asato was awarded the 2018 Lei Lau Kukui Mentor & Educator Award by the SAA-Student Chapter for her supporting excellence in archival internships. The award was also given to Leilani Dawson and Helen Wong Smith of the UH Mānoa Archives. Previous recipients include archival faculty and adjuncts Deborah Dunn, Nicolita Garces, and Andrew […]

Retirees Publish Book on Hawaii’s Internees

Claire Sato, a retired school librarian and LIS alumnus, and Violet Harada, LIS professor emeritus, have edited A Resilient Spirit: The Voice of Hawaii’s Internees. The book includes excerpts from various men and women, who were incarcerated at internment camps and detention centers in Hawaii. Claire and Violet spent three years combing through archival records […]

Tonia Sutherland Appointed as LIS Assistant Professor

The LIS Program is happy to announce the appointment of Dr. Tonia Sutherland as Assistant Professor, starting Fall 2018. Tonia comes to us from the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Alabama, where she is currently an Assistant Professor. Tonia’s research and teaching interests include Digital Culture and Communication, Critical Studies […]

Meera Garud Appointed as LIS Instructor

The LIS Program is happy to announce the appointment of Meera Garud as a full-time Instructor. Meera will be focusing on children and youth services and digital instruction, as well as coordinating activities for the school library media specialization. During the 2018-19 academic year, she will be jointly teaching courses with Dr. Violet Harada, before […]

Dr. Irvin’s IMLS Grant

The Library and Information Science Program at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa has been awarded a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The $249,330 grant award will fund a 3-year professional development program involving collaborative projects with LIS (part of the Department of Information and Computer […]