SCI Inaugural Open House

LIS Students, Faculty, Alumni and other stakeholders are invited to attend the SCI Inaugural Open House In order to help our community to get to know our new school, SCI Chair Hye-Ryeon Lee is inviting LIS students, alumni, and other stakeholders to come to our first open house. It will be a chance to get […]

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UHM LIS Program Receives Full Accreditation from the American Library Association

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Library and Information Science (LIS) Program received full continued accreditation from the American Library Association (ALA) for the maximum seven years. It’s the only accredited professional school for librarians and archivists in the state. This is the Program’s first accreditation since it merged into the new School of Communication […]

LIS Archival Studies Students and Faculty Participate in InterPARES AI Trust Conference

LIS Adjunct Professor Dr. Adam Jansen, our State Archivist, organized a fascinating international conference on AI and digital archives in February 2024. Our SAA-SC was a co-sponsor. The photo shows SAAsc board members Morgan Schmidt, Jasmine Malone, Kelli Wong, and Ani Kawada volunteering at the event. LIS Student Kevin Houck represented ARMA Hawai‘i, which was another co-sponsor. Archival faculty Stanislava Gardasevic, Janel […]

Jonathan Young and Sarah Nakashima Present “Developing Library Instruction: Learning as We Go”

The LIS Research Forum continues with a presentation by Jonathan Young, a Hamilton Library Natural Science Librarian, and Sarah Nakashima, a Hamilton Library Humanities Librarian, titled “Developing Library Instruction: Learning as We Go”. Hamilton Library traditionally offers library instruction in one-shot format. Which is to say, classes may request library instruction in support of specific […]

Kevin Houck elected Vice President of ARMA Hawaiʻi

Plant Records Manager and LIS student Kevin Houck (top right in image) has been elected to the board of directors of the Hawaiʻi branch of the non-profit professional Association of Records Management and Administrators — ARMA Hawaiʻi. Kevin humbly joins the ARMA Hawaiʻi board as a volunteer and representative of the National Tropical Botanical Garden […]

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LIS Student Jones and Alumna Kakimoto Take Lead in Celebrating Love My Library Day

LIS Student Brooke Jones and alumna Krystal Kakimoto co-chaired Hawaii’s first-ever “Love My Library Day” on Saturday. They were joined by LIS students Rachel Jacobson, Brianne Imada, Serina Kerbaugh, and Jade Sunouchi. Faculty at the event included Meera Garud (who co-chairs HLA’s Advocacy Committee) and Professors Asato and Wertheimer, along with several adjunct faculty members. […]