William S. Richardson School of Law Library Display in Lobby
"The Nuremberg Trials" with Catherine Bye, Oct. 2017, HI.
Presentation for the Assoc. of Tribal Archives, Libraries, & Museums (ATALM) Conference in Oct. 2017: "Fake News: Responses and Responsibilities of Tribal Libraries." NM.
Presentation for the Assoc. of Tribal Archives, Libraries, & Museums (ATALM) Conference in Oct. 2016: "Adding Context to Historical Sites: There's An App for That." AZ.
Presentation for the HI Pacific Chapter of the Special Library Assoc. (SLA) at the Hawai‘i Library Association's Conference in Nov. 2016:
"Small Resources, Big Impact: Maximizing the impact of Outreach and Collaboration." Hilo, Hawaii.
Presentation for Hawaii Museum Association Conference in April 2015:
"Augmented Reality: A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words" Honolulu, Hawaii
Augmented Reality PPT
Augmented Reality PDF
Poster for ALA 2014 Conference:
From the Vault to the Street: Outreach Using Augmented Reality Honolulu, Hawaii
Poster for SLA-SC 2013 and AHA 2014 Conference:
Dating Old Photographs Honolulu, Hawaii
Became a Digital Archives Specialist January, 2016
Workshops completed for the Digital Archives Specialist Certificate from the SAA
Basics of Managing Electronic Records: Getting You Started
A Beginners Guide to Metadata
Using and Understanding PDF/A as a Preservation Format
Preserving Digital Archives: Concepts and Competencies
Managing Electronic Records in Archives and Special Collections
Standards for Digiatl Archives
Became Certified through the Academy of Certified Archivists, October 2015
Providing Access to Born-Digital Archives
User Experience Design and Digital Archives
LIS 615: Collection Management
Principles and issues of collection management and care. Criteria and tools for selecting and deselecting materials. Relationships with publishers/producers.
Sample work: Collection Management Proposal- UHWO Forensic Science Project
LIS 618: Government Documents
Survey of government documents at the federal, state/local and international levels in all formats. Covers methods of their acquisition and organization, including depository.
Sample Work: Libguide, MAGIS Tutorial
LIS 619: Preservation Management
Introduction to preservation management. Focuses on management strategies for preservation of materials in libraries and archives. Covers preservation planning, condition surveys, disaster planning, grantsmanship, and basic issues relating to deterioration.
Sample Work: Building Survey- The Congressional Archives
Guide to Visiting the Archives for College Students
LIS 620: Conservation of Library and Archival Material
In-depth exploration of the nature of library and archival materials and factors that cause deterioration. Hands-on approach provides practical experience testing and analyzing basic conservation treatments and understanding the role of conservation in preservation planning.
Sample Work: Practicum Report
Presentation- Illuminated Manuscripts
Disaster Management Plan
LIS 652: Introduction to Archival Management Study of archival principles and management theories applicable to all types of repositories. Includes policy, appraisal, and digital applications, as well as ethical and legal issues. Sample Work: Paper: Government Secrecy vs. WikiLeaks, Recommendations for Archivists Project: Finding Aid
LIS 693: Special Topics- Rare Book LibrarianshipRare book librarianship is an object-based discipline and relies upon keen observational skills, as well as historical knowledge. By carefully examining physical aspects of a book (paper, typography-printer, illustration, binding, provenance, etc.) you can understand aspects of its history in addition to the text. The UHM Library’s Rare Book collection will be the primary class resource for examining aspects of the printed book in the West from the 15th century through the 20th century. The fundamentals of defining and developing rare book collection policy will be considered as well as creating a place for rare book collections in today’s landscape of knowledge and information literacy.
Sample Work: Book Descriptions- 16th Century, Arts & Crafts, Book Arts, Geographical, Poetry Mystery, Greville Shakespeare Mystery,Illustrations, Science Manuscript, Travel, Victorian
LIS 693: Special Topics- Indigenous Librarianship
The course provides a forum for introducing and discussing issues, activities, philosophies and orientation to working with and for indigenous populations in providing library services. Students will discuss protocol, policies, issues, communities, key organizations and events, library services, resources/reference titles, and setings. Along the way, students will prepare and deliver presentations on tribal settings and issues, abstracts of prospective research papers, abstracts of fundable services, and mini-pathfinders of resources on selected topic.
Sample Work: Mini Pathfinder- Resources about the Impactof Hansen’s Diseases on Hawaiian Populations
Paper: Report on The Society of American Archivists Task Force to Review the Protocols for Native AmericanArchival Materials
LIS 693: Genealogical Resources in Libraries
This course is a research-intensive seminar that explores various methods and resources that can be used for genealogical research, particularly in library and online settings. This course focuses on engaging in bibliographical discovery of genealogical resources to share those findings within a collaborative community of practice. This course may be particularly useful for those interested in public, school, and academic librarianship.
Paper: Alice Frost, Midwife and First American Feminist Movement
Paper: Where is John T. Hoover Buried?
Paper: Evaluating Web-Based Platforms for Family Research
LIS 601: Introduction to Reference & Information Services
Philosophy, principles and practice of reference services in libraries, information centers and information literacy. Bibliographic control, reference research, reference interview, online searching, evaluation of bibliographic and Webliographic material.
Sample Work: Bibliographic Plan
LIS 610: The Information Environment
Lecture/discussion course on role of libraries, their social utility in information societies. History and future of libraries in changing technological world. Information professions, information ethics, intellectual freedom, intellectual property, information access, national/international library developments.
Sample Work: Paper: Women's Lib: Vera Douie, the Unquiet Librarian, Presentation
Project: In Praise of Appraisal: Paper, Presentation
LIS 611: Intellectual Freedom
Seminar course surveying the core philosophical principles of intellectual freedom with special application to librarianship and information science. Covers key areas of controversy, patron rights, and ALA resources.
Sample Work: Paper: US and Library Intellectual Freedom Issues
Paper: Privacy Policies
Paper: Dirty Pictures
Presentation: Andrea Dworkin PorNOgraphy
LIS 650: Management of Libraries and Information Centers
Basic theories and principles of administration for effective management of public, academic, and special libraries and information centers, with emphasis on planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and control. Administrative aspects of public and technical services, facilities, planning, evaluation, public relations, interagency cooperation, and the management of change in bureaucratic organizations.
Sample Work: Presentation: Folger Presentation
Handout: Management Handout
Paper: Final Group Paper
Presentation: Final Group Presentation and Bibliography
LIS 693: Special Topics in Librarianship (V): Serving Diverse Communities and Disciplines
Library users are often members of different formal and informal communities, related to their cultural heritage, their careers or professions, or even their leisure interests. This course will investigate strategies and resources for serving users in different types of communities, including: diverse cultural and linguistic groups and nationalities; varied affinity groups like weaving clubs or online cancer support forums; users from many type of institutions including schools, hospitals, and prisons; and scholars and researchers in various subject areas. Issues in information seeking behaviors, promotion and advocacy, policy, and library resources will be discussed.
Sample Work: Paper: Grant Proposal #1
Paper: Grant Proposal #2
LIS 605: Basic Cataloging & Classification
Introductory cataloging and classification covering AACR2, Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal classification systems, LC Subject Headings, use of OCLC.
Sample Work: Paper: Name Searches
Paper: LOC Subject Headings
LIS 663: Database Searching
Introduces use of commercial online databases for interactive retrieval of bibliographic, full-text and directory information, the development of search strategies using controlled subject vocabularies and free text searching.
Sample Work-Group: Searching EBSCO, ProQuest and Gale Virtual Reference Library Databases
Presentation: EBSCO, ProQuest and Gale
Sample Work-Group: Evaluating EBSCOhost and ProQuest Midterm
Presentation: Eval EBSCOhost and ProQuest
Sample Work: Searching PsycINFO
Presentation: Searching PsycINFO
LIS 694: Special Topics in Information Technology: Mobile Library Services
The mobile platform is the new platform for library services in the twenty-first century. It is crucial that libraries be prepared to provide services on mobile devices as usage is going to continue to increase. This course provides an overview of mobile applications and services currently being provided by libraries and also some services libraries will want to consider that are not widely available yet.
Sample Work: Final Paper on Augmented Reality: A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words