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Dr. Sarah K. Vann Tribute Page

Dr. Sarah K. Vann, professor emerita in the University of Hawaii’s Library and Information Science Program, passed away at the age of 96 on May 25, 2012, at Hi‘olani Care Center of Kahala Nui. To read more about her passing, please see the announcement on the UH LIS program blog. The LIS program has also […]

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Burning Books and Dr. Knuth

Dr. Rebecca Knuth was recently interviewed by CBC News Online about the announcement to burn the Koran on September 11. She will be on BBC Radio World Service the evening of September 10. http://www.cbc.ca/world/story/2010/09/10/f-book-burning-timeline.html

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Dr. Rebecca Knuth receives the 2009 Library Journal Teaching Award

Dr. Rebecca Knuth is the recipient of the 2009 Library Journal Teaching Award! The award comes with $5000 from ProQuest, which sponsors the award, along with an article in LJ (in the November 15 issue) and a party at Midwinter ALA in Boston. We all know how important your work is, how students in the […]

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Dr. Miles Jackson, former Dean of the UH Library School, working on film project

Dr. Jackson, in 2001, published a book entitled “And They Came: A Brief History of Blacks in Hawaii”. This book is currently being made into a film documentary entitled “Holding Fast the Dream: Hawaii’s African American Experience”. An Advertiser article can be found at http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/2007/Jun/13/il/FP706130323.htm . More information can be found at their project website, […]

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