Home | Resume | Courses | Projects | Contact




University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii
MLISc, 2014

University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii
M.A., Physical Anthropology, anticipated 2015

University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii
B.A., Anthropology, 2001


Temporary, Part-Time South Asia Librarian, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hamilton Library, Asia Department, Honolulu, Hawaii. (February 2015 - Present)
Worked & discussed with a team of librarians in the Asia Department on library projects and issues. Assist University faculty, students, and community members with reference questions & acquisition requests in person and via e-mail. Responsible for: 1) the acquisition of materials relating to South Asia using GOBI and MOSS, and through correspondence with librarians from the Library of Congress (LOC) in New Delhi; 2) decisions on the de-selection or replacement of damaged or lost books; and 3) decisions on LOC call numbers. Provided a tour and instruction of the library online catalog for researcher of South Asian Studies.

Office Assistant, Law Office of Eric M. K. Wong, Honolulu, Hawaii. (May 2008 - Present)
Assist estate planning lawyer draft legal documents & letters to clients and financial and government offices. Interact with clients in the office and over the telephone.

Intern, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hamilton Library, Science & Technology Department, Honolulu, Hawaii. (August 2014 - December 2014)
Assist library patrons at the Science & Technology reference desk. Create & edit LibGuides for microbiology students and databases, Biological Abstracts and Aquatic Science and Fisheries Abstract and a bibliography for Hawaiian botany articles using EndNote Basic. Assist and observe librarians in classroom and with the de-selection of books.

Student Assistant, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hamilton Library, Archives & Manuscripts Department, Honolulu, Hawaii. (December 2013 - December 2014)
Provide administrative support in archives by creating inventory of shelves and re-organizing cabinets and files. Transfer data from Archivist Toolkit to ArchiveSpace. Create accession records in ArchiveSpace and process new collections by rehousing materials, removing metal fasteners, and creating series and subseries for the collections. Assist library patrons at reference desk of the archives reading room.

Part-Time Teacher, McKinley High School, Honolulu, Hawaii. (August 2012 - June 2014)
Administer and proctor Hawaii State Assessment, End of Course, Accelerated Reading, STAR, and iReady exams to high school students in iMac and PC laptop computer labs.

Graduate Assistant, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Anthropology, Honolulu, Hawaii. (August 2010 - December 2012)
Assist Professors in an Introduction to Physical Anthropology lecture and lab with various classroom duties such as grading, proctoring exams, and setting up and running labs.

Osteology Assistant, International Archaeological Research Institute, Inc., Guam and Honolulu, Hawaii. (June 2009 - April 2011)
Clean, restore, and inventory skeletal remains from Guam. Assist in data entry for use in statistical analysis and tables for osteological reports.

Lab Assistant, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Anthropology, Honolulu, Hawaii. (June 2010 - August 2010)
Cleaned, restored, and took inventory of skeletal remains from Saipan. Prepared charts and tables for the presentation of data using Excel and Word.

Student, University of Hawaii & University of Guam Archaeological Field School, Ritidian, Guam. (June 2008 - July 2008)
Received training in archaeological site excavation, mapping and cataloging of artifacts. Presented a preliminary inventory and analysis of skeletal remains recovered from an area near field school excavation site.

Office Assistant, Chanel, Ala Moana, Honolulu, Hawaii. (April 2003 - June 2008)
Responsible for various office tasks including cash deposits, ordering supplies, invoices, receiving purchase orders and filing paperwork. Assisted with sending out shipments, checking in new merchandise, and taking inventory of stock. Presented company and competitors' corporate and fashion updates in meetings.

Intern, JPAC-CIL, Hickam Air Force Base, Honolulu, Hawaii. (March 2007 - August 2007)
Observed & met with Forensic Anthropologists involved in the recovery & identification of the remains of missing servicemen. Worked on mending & preserving study skeletal material. Collected and recorded data used to assist in the identification of missing servicemen from the Korean War using CARIS and Excel.

Home | Resume | Courses | Projects | Contact

Copyright © Karen K. Lauer 2014 | Spring 2014 | Last Modified: 1 April 2015