Dr. Debbie Reese will be giving a lecture on March 4th (Wednesday) on the critical understanding of collection development. The lecture will take place in Hamilton Library Room 3F at 4:30p.m. The topic of the lecture is #WeNeedDiverseBooks, which will be about ways to help create interest in diverse books and authors.
All welcome!! Refreshments will be provided.
Health Sciences Librarianship – Guest Speaker Carolyn Dennison
Aloha everyone! ALA-sc celebrated Banned Books Week, celebrating the freedom to read.
Our agenda included:
The Bluest Eye blueberries and The Grapes of Wrath grapes were one of many toppings and snacks that went with our purple The Color Purple yogurt. Animal Farm animal crackers, The Chocolate War M&M’s, and author Joyce Carol Oates granola and oats were among our spread. Needless to say, these were pretty tasty!
For our activity, students were able to write down what titles they thought were underneath the wraps. We later revealed who got it correct and everyone was able to take home a book!
If anyone who had their picture taken would like a copy sent to them, please contact us!
We can all use a break sometimes! Join us for pupus and drinks at Manoa Gardens, which is a bar in Hemenway Hall on campus. We’ll start at 5:00 and the first round of appetizers are on us! We may venture to other bars in Pucks Alley but no promises yet …
Join us on Tuesday, September 2 at 4:00pm in the LIS Diner/Lounge to meet each other and catch up on ways to get involved with ALA Student Chapter. Everyone is welcome, and we’ll have snacks!
Saturday was a perfect day for a beach BBQ! We’re glad so many students and LIS professionals could make it, and it was great to meet your friends and families. Find more photos on the HLA page on Facebook.
(Photo credits: Brian Huffman)
The ALA Hawaii Student Chapter would like to congratulate our Library and Information Science graduates of Spring 2014! Good luck with your future endeavors and hope we meet again!
Our treasurer, Katelyn Yoxtheimer has graduated. Best wishes to her future plans! With that being said, we have a new treasurer in our ALA executive board. Please welcome Julia!
The ALAsc Executive Board is honored to present Dr. Loriene Roy with the 2014 Sarah K. Vann Award. This is the tenth year we have given the award, but will be the first time we have given it to someone who lives outside of Hawai‘i. The award is presented to people who advance librarianship in Hawai‘i within the areas of intellectual freedom and international issues. Dr. Roy was nominated for the Vann Award in recognition of her service to librarianship in Hawai‘i, especially from the perspective of international librarianship, as well as her encouragement of librarianship grounded in serving the indigenous peoples of Hawai‘i.
About the Sarah K. Vann Award
The Sarah K. Vann Professional Service Award was created in 2004 to recognize library and/or information specialists or educators who embody the ideals and goals of librarianship as codified by the Code of Ethics of the American Library Association, as demonstrated by their positive impact on the LIS profession in Hawaii. The award is named after late UH Manoa LIS Emeritus Professor Sarah K. Vann, who was an international leader on intellectual freedom, library history, international librarianship, and intellectual freedom.
Mahalo everyone for helping on April 26, and thank you especially to Jan Sung for helping us brush up on our sorting skills and then letting us loose in the Hamilton stacks for a few hours. The twelve of us fixed 108 shelves! Kimberly Jackson also has a really awesome post about what we did, with even more photos.