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 […]

Love My Library Day participants waiving library support signs on the roadside

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. […]

Kimo Nichols completes American Archive of Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowship

LIS student Kimo Nichols completed a year-long audiovisual preservation fellowship at ‘Ulu‘ulu: The Henry Ku‘ualoha Giugni Moving Image Archive of Hawai‘i (“‘Ulu‘ulu”) at the University of Hawai‘i – West O‘ahu, in partnership with the Biographical Research Center at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, where he digitized and described 128 videotapes from the PBS Hawai‘i […]

Jason Ford Featured in UH Foundations Magazine

LIS Program alumnus Jason Ford’s work at the Kauaʻi Community College’s Kikuchi Center is featured in this summer’s UH Foundations Magazine. William Kenji “Pila” Kikuchi was a Hawaiʻi archeologist and anthropologist who left a wealth of knowledge to Kauaʻi Community College, with the intent of his and other’s work being preserved and available to the […]

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Wertheimer Honored by Library Historians

Our very own Associate Professor Andrew Wertheimer was recognized by the American Library Association (ALA) Library History Round Table (LHRT) as the inaugural winner of their Distinguished Service in Library History Award. For the past three decades Wertheimer has tried to advance research that explore transnational aspects of Asian American library history and build bridges […]