Thursday, September 30, 2010

HLA merchandise available now

Don't forget to check out the merchandise section of the HLA Web site for great deals on HLA logo gear. Support your local libraries with T-shirts and polo shirts in all sizes, bearing the HLA logo. As a bonus, if you make purchase before this year's HLA Conference on Nov. 5, you'll be entered into a drawing to win a free HLA beach towel.

For more information, including how to order, visit the HLA Web site.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Check out the new Gov Docs

Reference & User Services site visit:
UH Manoa Government Documents & Map Collection and MAGIS Lab

Wednesday, Sept. 29
5 - 6:30 p.m.
Government Documents & Maps
University of Hawai`i at Manoa
Hamilton Library

Join HLA's Reference & User Services Section for its next site visit, this time to the newly renovated Government Documents & Map Collection on the ground floor of Hamilton Library.

Hosted by Gwen Sinclair, this site visit will allow you to see how reference services are conducted by Gov Docs, followed by light refreshments.

Parking is $5 on campus. Metered parking is also available along Metcalf Street or University Avenue and is free after 6 p.m.

RSVP to Dainan Skeem.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

HLA 2010 just around the corner

Mark your calendars! The 2010 HLA Conference happens Friday, Nov. 5, at the historic Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Waikiki. The one-day conference opens with registration and breakfast starting at 7 a.m. with sessions running from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Featured speakers include Maria Bonn, Associate University Librarian for Publishing at the
University of Michigan, Michael Lascaride, Digital User Analyst for the New York Public Library, and John Gathegi, attorney, author and Director of the School of Library and Information Science at the University of South Florida. The full program will be available later this month with registration to begin in October.

Early registration cost for HLA members is $50 and includes continental breakfast, lunch and two snack breaks. Conference attendees may also reserve a room at the Royal Hawaiian for $235. For reservations, call the hotel at 921-4261.