Library Resource Center, Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies

2645 Dole Street Honolulu, HI 96822

Internship Description

There are a number of projects available to interns. Priorities include assisting with inventory & weeding, collection assessment, archival processing. Other projects include assisting with digitization of special collections, instruction, and the development of public services (e.g. workshops, exhibits, promotion & marketing media).

Library/Collection Description

The Library Resource Center, Hālau o Laka me Lono, serves as a reference collection for the students, faculty, and staff at Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies. This collection also serves as the department repository. The collection is comprised of books, periodicals, newspapers, maps, theses, microfilms, VHSs, DVDs, cassettes, and some ephemeral material (e.g. brochures, handouts, flyers).

Required Qualifications

  • LIS 601 Introduction to Reference & Information Services

Desired Qualifications

  • LIS 615 Collection Management
  • Previous experience in a library setting

Weekly Schedule

Flexible – Kamakakūokalani is open M-F 7am-7pm (closed for school holidays)

Goals and Outcomes

Depending on the specific internship designed for the student, possible outcomes include:

  • Students will be able to evaluate collection based on recommended lists, bibliographies, library mission, and service community.
  • Students will develop library guides, print or web-based.
  • Student will assist patrons in the overall use of the library, including, but not limited to, the location of relevant resources and use of technology / equipment.

Evaluation Methods

LIS 690 Student Evaluation Form

Evaluation Schedule

Mid-semester & end-of-semester.

Contact Information

Keahiahi Long
(808) 956-0589
Last Updated: 2016July19