martha chantiny



Desktop Network Services
Hamilton Library
University of Hawaii at Manoa

I am currently Department Head of the Desktop Network Services unit in Hamilton Library, University of Hawaii at Manoa.


    education

    •   Telecomm. & Info. Resource Mgmt Certificate, 2001, UHM
        Advanced Certificate, Library Studies, 1987, UHM;
        M.S. Degree, Library Studies, 1981, UHM
        B.A. Degree, Anthropology, 1977, UH Hilo

    professional interests

    •   digitization
        digital collections
        open source
        organizational change

Vita

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Information Technology & Digital Projects Librarian, Department Head
June 1999 -- present -- Desktop Network Services unit, Hamilton Library, UH Manoa
Acting Division Head of Library Information Technology
September 2007 -- February 2010, Hamilton Library, UH Manoa
Information Technology & Networked Resources Librarian
November 1987 to June 1999 -- Systems Office, Hamilton Library, UH Manoa
Automation Librarian
January 1986 to October 1987 -- Kapiolani Community College Library
Cataloger
June 1984 to January 1986 -- UH Manoa - Hamilton Library
Science Reference Librarian and Tropical Soils Bibliographer
January 1983 to December 1983 -- UH Manoa - Hamilton Library

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GRANTS AND MAJOR FUNDING RECEIVED

Grants received (with various other faculty librarians):
$7,188.00 -- Student Equity, Excellence and Diversity (SEED) to digitize selected Hawaiian language newspaper articles, 1997
$2,270.00 -- Student Equity, Excellence and Diversity (SEED) to continue processing images previously scanned, 1998
$7,635.00 -- Student Equity, Excellence and Diversity (SEED) to purchase microcomputer equipment, 1999
$120,000 -- Institute for Museum & Library Services, National Leadership Grant Research and Demonstration Grant to begin building a digital library of Hawaiian and Pacific resources, 1998
$5,000 -- Hawaii Council for the Humanities for Digitization/Preservation of an Important Hawaiian Language Newspaper - Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, 1999
$3,500 -- Student Equity, Excellence and Diversity (SEED) to digitize reports on the overthrow of the Hawaiian kingdom and annexation of Hawaii, 2001
$2,070 -- Hawaii Council for the Humanities to complete and verify accuracy of digitizing and text conversion funded by SEED, to prepare a portion of the materials to distribute on CD-ROM, 2002
$808.00 -- Student Equity, Excellence and Diversity (SEED) to buy Glyphgate software to enable web pages with words containing Hawaiian diacritics to display correctly to viewers without Hawaiian word processing fonts or with older browsers, 2003
$1,522.00 – Women's Campus Club to buy Kurzweil scanning/reading software and flatbed scanner, 2003
$3,075 Diversity and Equity Initiative (DEI) grant for digitizing project "Save Our Surf", 2004
$20,000 -- Ifuku Foundation “matching funds” for digital newspapers grant applications, 2006 [committed but not yet used]
$16,666 – one third of $50,000 award to digitize items from libraries of University of Auckland, University of Hawaii at Manoa, and University of California, San Diego to collaboratively create the "Oceania Digital Library" (OdiL), 2007
$29,664 -- RTRF funding from Vice Chancellor for Research & Graduate Education to create and make available digital PDFs from 1,648 microfilmed dissertations on deposit with Proquest, 2008
$200,000 -- National Digital Newspaper Project, NEH "Digital Access to Hawai'i Newspapers 1880-1922", 2008
$140,920 -- National Digital Newspaper Project, NEH "Digital Access to Hawai'i Newspapers 1860-1922", 2009
$270,000 -- National Digital Newspaper Project, NEH "Digital Access to Hawai'i Newspapers 1836-1922", 2010

Grant applications written but not funded

Women's Campus Club for Endnote bibliographic software to install on the library classroom instructional PCs, 2004
National Digital Newspaper Project, NEH "Digital Access to Hawai'i Newspapers 1880-1910", 2006
Institute for Museum & Library Services (IMLS) National Leadership Grant for Building Digital Resources proposal to digitize approximately 1800 registered survey maps ,  2007
EMC Heritage Trust Project to fund process, preserve, protect and improve access to Hawaii Music Archive, 2007
Women's Campus Club for upgraded ADA software for public PCs, 2007
Humanities Collections and Reference Resources, National Endowment for the Humanities to describe, digitize primary source materials held in the Social Movements Collection

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PUBLICATIONS

"The Digital Landscape: The Hawaiian Newspapers and War Records and Trust Territory Image Repository of the University of Hawaii" by James Cartwright, Martha Chantiny, Joan Hori, and Karen Peacock. First Monday: a peer-reviewed journal on the Internet, volume 5, number 6 (June 2000), URL: http://firstmonday.org/issues/issue5_6/cartwright/index.html
"Development of the Windows-based CARL Cataloging Workstation at the University of Hawaii at Manoa Libraries", article in Library Software Review, v. 12, no. 1 (Spring 1993), pp. 12-21
"Incorporating Digitized Images in the UHCARL PAC Online Catalog", in Library Software Review, v. 12, no. 1 (Spring 1993), pp. 22-26
"PAC Usage Statistics at UHCARL" contributed to workbook prepared for the CARL Systems, Inc. Third Annual Users Group Meeting, September 1993, 23 p.
"Digitized Images from the Trust Territory of the Pacific in the UHCARL PAC Online Catalog at the University of Hawaii Libraries" contributed to Information Technology, IT's for Everyone! : Proceedings of the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) Third National Conference, September 1992, edited by Thomas W. Leonhardt, pp. 175-179
"Implementing a LANtastic CD ROM Network", chapter in Library LANs: case studies in practice and application, edited by Marshall Breeding, 1992, pp. 92-105
"Bibliography of Information Relevant to Library Computer Systems Administration", handout for Systems Administration Workshop, Hawaii Library Association Conference, 1988, 12 p.
Association of Hawaii Archivists (AHA) Annual Conference, February 2008 "Creating Digital Library & Archive Partnerships for Hawai'i"
1/2-day workshop for the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), June 2007 "Open Source Digital Library Systems: Streetprint & Greenstone"
Concurrent session at the 2007 LITA National Forum, October 2007 "Using the Streetprint Engine for Digital Image Collections at the University of Hawaii at Manoa"
UH-Manoa Faculty Mentoring Program Panel, June 2004 "Composing the Narrative - Approaches and Beginnings"
"ImageServer for a Visual Resources Library" co-presenter, material contributed to workbook prepared for the Voyager Users Group Meeting (VUGM), April 2001, 7 p.
"Sharing History: Digitizing a Micronesian Photograph Collection - a 2-day pre-conference workshop" co-presenter at the Pacific Islands Association of Libraries and Archives (PIALA) 10th annual conference, November 2000
"The Digital Landscape: The Hawaiian Newspapers and War Records and Trust Territory Image Repository of the University of Hawaii" co-presenter (with 2 others) at the IMLS Conference "Web-Wise: A Conference on Libraries and Museums in the Digital World", March 2000
"Digitized Hawaii/Pacific Archives via Electronic Databases" co-presenter (with 2 others) at the 15th annual meeting of the Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS), June 1998

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PRESENTATIONS

Presentations 2008-2012
"Effectiveness of Electronic Notices vs. Mailed Notices" co-presenter, contributed to workbook prepared for the CARL Systems, Inc. Annual Users Group Meeting, September 1997, 12 p.
"Use of Patron Placed Holds" co-presenter (with 2 others), contributed to workbook prepared for the CARL Systems, Inc. Annual Users Group Meeting, September 1997, 44 p.
"CARL Inventory Control" presentation at UHCARL Colloquium, 1996, 5 p.
"Creating the CARL Connection" session co-presenter , Hawaii Library Association (HLA) Conference, March 1994
"MultiPlatter Installation at the University of Hawaii", American Society for Information Science (ASIS) 1990 Mid-year meeting, 10p.
"A Database in Transition: the evolution of the Windward Community College Library Hawaii Pamphlet File Database" - co-author (50%) with DeEtta Wilson; in Proceedings of the Mid-Year Meeting, American Society for Information Science (ASIS), May 11-14, 1986

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UNIVERSITY SERVICE

Chair, Screening committees:
APT IT Specialist for Flood Recovery (temporary position), 2005 and 2007
Librarian for Flood Recovery/Library Web  Restoration (temporary position), 2005
APT Educational Specialist for Content Management/Institutional Repository Services (temporary position), 2006
APT Educational Specialist for Voyager Circulation Support, 2007
APT Educational Specialist for Voyager Acquisition Support, 2007
APT Educational Specialist for Institutional Repository Support (temporary position), 2007
Librarian/Head of Access Services, 2007-2008
Librarian/Web & IR Support, 2008
APT IT Specialist/Programmer for Institutional Repository Support, 2008
Member, Screening committee:
Librarian/Head of Access Services, 2005
APT Text Reserves and Digital Reformat Specialist, 2007
Map/GIS librarian, 2006
APT IT Specialist Systems Office Programmer, 2007
Member (adjunct), Voyager Circulation Steering Committee, 2000-Present
Member, Archives of the Future committee, 2004
Presenter, UH-Manoa Faculty Mentoring Program Panel, June 2004
Advisor to "Ground Floor Design Team" (planning committee for reconstruction), 2005
Member, Health & Safety Committee Hamilton Library, 2005
Partnership on UH Centennial/Hall of Names project with Faculty Retirees Association, University of Hawaii at Manoa (FRAUHM)/Fred Riggs, August 2004-November 2007
Researched and wrote a successful nomination of the Library Services Fiscal Department for the Governor's TEAM Excellence award, 2005
Participant:
IT@UH Day October 2004
Library Departmental Council Budget Planning, 2006
UH System Strategic Outcomes And Planning Measures meetings, 2008
Library Strategic Planning meetings, 2008

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Volunteer, Friends of Library Annual Book Sale
Volunteer, Honolulu Academy of Arts, World Art Bazaar

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