Legislative Reference Bureau Library, Hawaii Legislature ▶️

State Capitol, Room 005, 415 South Beretania St., Honolulu, HI 96813

Internship Description

Assisting with updating migrated bibliographic records to full MARC cataloging using AACR2. Introduction to reference and information resources.


Library/Collection Description

The Legislative Reference Bureau (LRB) is a non-partisan legislative service agency that provides a wide variety of services to Hawaii legislators, legislative staff, other government agencies and members of the public. LRB Library is a specialized legislative library, its primary purpose is to provide research, reference and information services to the Legislature and legislative staff. It is a repository of state legislative documents.

Required Qualifications

LIS 601: Introduction to Reference & Information Services

Desired Qualifications

LIS 605: Metadata Creation for Information Organization

Weekly Schedule

We are flexible to accommodate work between the hours of 7:45-4:30 Monday-Friday.

Goals and Outcomes

Practical knowledge of MARC cataloging; use of Library of Congress Subject Headings; learn use of open-source Integrated Library system – Koha; learn the legislative process and the information resources available.

Evaluation Methods

Interns will be supervised by a librarian and be expected to progress in knowledge and skills throughout the semester. Evaluations will be based on factors such as reliability, ability to communicate effectively, ability to follow through on assignments, and professional attitude.

Evaluation Schedule

The supervising librarian will complete the LIS 690 Evaluation Form at the end of the semester.

Contact Information

Karen Mau
(808) 587-0690
Last Updated: 2019April02