Establishing a Cultural Connection and a Sense of Place – Virtual Tour

scholarspace logoCheck out the new addition to the Department of Learning Design and Technology (LTEC) student project collection in the library repository Scholarspace (http://hdl.handle.net/10125/55886) A usability study for a “means to establish an enrollment pathway to Honolulu Community College for Native Hawaiian students and create a sense of place at the college for Native Hawaiians that is culturally significant and relevant.”

Open Access Week @UHM

UHM celebrated International Open Access Week, October 24 – 28, 2016 with a week full  of presentations and events. Such topics included Open Access & social justice, copyright, OER, Open Data, and editing Wikipedia. You can find many of the recordings and slides from these presentations on ScholarSpace: https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.
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Ke Kukini: UH Manoa Library’s Newsletter

A well-known cartoonist in Hawaii, Jon Murakami draws people of various ethnicities and animals with a local flair and incorporates pidgin (Hawaiian Creole English). His works have appeared in comic books, his comic strip in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, local children’s books, t-shirts, and greeting cards.

Jon started drawing for publication when he attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa during the early 1990s. When he wasn’t studying or working as a UH Manoa Library student assistant, Jon drew for the campus newspaper Ka Leo O Hawaii and Ke Kukini, UH Manoa’s library’s newsletter. Ke Kukini ran his illustrations and comic strip, “Library Use Only,” and even predicted his future fame: Click Here to Read the Article...

DHGetDown: A Digital Humanities Mini-Conference

logoHeld on August 18, 2016 in Hamilton Library. DHGetDown was a one-day conference highlighting local digital humanities work and resources and featuring an interactive digital mapping workshop. This event was co-hosted by the UHM Library and the Digital Arts and Humanities Initiative in the College of Arts & Humanities. Check out the video, slides, and handouts on ScholarSpace: https://scholarspace.manoa.
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