- 16-719 Volcano Rd., Kea'au, HI 96749
Internship will provide intern with field experience in the following areas: collection development, information literacy instruction, and curation of Hawaiian online resources. Internship will introduce intern to two library tracks which are: School Library Track due to school setting and Special Library Track due to extensive Hawaiian Collection offered in support of ‘Ōiwi Edge (Hawaiian culture-based curriculum).
Keku’iapoiwa Learning Center’s collection includes General, Fiction, and Hawaiian books. Our Hawaiian collection is quite extensive due to Kamehameha Schools Hawai’i Campus’ focus on ‘Ōiwi Edge (Hawaiian culture-based curriculum).
Completion of LIS 601 Introduction to Reference & Information Services
Prior knowledge of Hawaiian language, history, and culture
Prior knowledge of Hawaiian resource databases
Open to learning about serving Young Adults (Gr. 9-12)
Prior knowledge of Native Hawaiian community
10 hours weekly over a span of 15 weeks = 150 hours total
Weekly schedule TBA between Supervising Librarian (SL) and Intern (I) upon approval of internship.
Goals and Outcomes
Expected work outcomes:
- Collection development: Develop collection of print and online resources to support ‘Ōiwi Edge (Hawaiian culture-based curriculum).
- Information literacy instruction: Develop tutorials for online databases to support distance learning.
- Curation of Hawaiian online resources: Create list of Hawaiian online resources to support ‘Ōiwi Edge (Hawaiian culture-based curriculum).
Midterm evaluation: SL and Intern will meet to assess progress of work outcomes.
Final evaluation: SL and Intern will meet to assess final completion of work outcomes.
Midterm evaluation: 8th week
Final evaluation: 15th week
- Keikilani Meyer
- (808) 982-0643