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Projects and service

Reviewer for:
  • National Science Foundation; Science, Technology and Society Program
  • National Science Foundation; Office of Cyberinfrastructure, Strategic Technologies for Cyberinfrastructure
  • ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI)
  • ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW)
  • ACM iConference
  • ACM Australasian Computer-Human Interaction Conference (OZCHI)
  • Americas’ Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS)
  • Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS)
  • Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology
  • Journal of Academic Librarianship
  • Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication
  • Journal of Digital Information
  • Journal of Information Science
  • Library Trends
  • Journal of Education for Library & Information Science

Advisory Boards
  • Encyclopedia of Library & Information Science, 2012-present
  • Cyber Synergy, a research project funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2012-present
  • Collaborative Digitization Program (now Lyrasis), 2005-2007

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • NASA Astrobiology Institute (NAI) Strategic Science Initiative Workshop, 13-15 May 2009, Tempe, AZ. The goal of the workshop is to coordinate national research efforts across 14 NAI teams in the search for life in the universe.

Library of Congress, Continuing Education Implementation Group

  • Developed (2004-2006) and taught (2-3 May 2006) Principles of Controlled Vocabulary and Thesaurus Design, a Cataloging for the 21st Century workshop sponsored by the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services and the Library of Congress

University of Hawaii
  • Graduate Council (2012-present)
  • Tenure and Promotion Review Committee, College of Natural Sciences (2013-present)
  • Tenure and Promotion Review Committee, College of Social Sciences (2012-2013)

University of Hawaii Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Communication & Information Sciences
  • Chair (2011-present)
  • Admissions Committee (2008-present)
  • Social Informatics Exam Committee (2010-present)
  • Human-Computer Interaction Exam Committee (2008-2010)
  • Communication Policy & Planning Exam Committee (2007-present)

University of Hawaii Department of Information & Computer Sciences
  • ASIS&T Student Chapter co-advisor (2007-present)
  • Co-Chair, LIS Curriculum Committee (2007-present)
  • ICS Assessment Committee (2009-present)
  • ICS Curriculum Committee (2007-2008)
  • LIS Personnel Committee (2013-present)
  • Working Committee on Accreditation (1999 and 2008)
  • Faculty sponsor, Google Online Marketing Challenge (Spring 2009-present)
  • Faculty sponsor, Research Experiences for Undergraduates (Summer 2010)
  • Presenter, The Manoa Experience campus-wide open house (Fall 2008)

University of Denver College of Education

  • ASIS&T Student Chapter advisor, 2006-2007
  • Educational technology needs assessment, 2006-2007
  • Faculty Courseware Advisory Board, University of Denver, 2006-2007
  • Internship advisor, Answerbag, 2005-2012
  • Independent study advisor, Long-Term Digital Preservation, 2007
  • Independent study advisor, Information Needs of Denver GLBTI community, 2007
  • LIS curriculum review, 2005-2007
  • Research & Scholarship Committee, 2006-2007
  • University of Denver / University of Hawaii LIS student exchange program, 2006-2012
  • Appointment, Promotion & Tenure Committee, 2005-2006

UCLA Department of Information Studies
  • Internship advisor, Answerbag, 2005
  • Independent study advisor, Taxonomy of Nonprofit Management, Center for Nonprofit Management, 2004
  • Doctoral Program Committee, 2000-2001, 2002-2003
  • Instructional Services Committee, 2000-2002
  • Research and planning for undergraduate Information Studies program, 2001-2002
  • Fowler Museum of Cultural History, UCLA, 2001. Evaluated The Digital Imprint, a set of standards for digital publication of multimedia archaeological field reports
  • World Garden Network, a wireless service to support community gardeners

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne
  • Space Shuttle Student Involvement Project, Canoga Park, CA, 1982-1983
    • Cataloged Space Shuttle Main Engine design blueprints