The UCLA American Indian Studies Center is pleased to announce that Joy Holland will be joining UCLA as the AISC Librarian. She will be starting on April 1st. We are excited to have Joy on board and part of the AISC family. Please welcome her!
Joy Holland is the Executive Director of Kona Historical Society (KHS), A Smithsonian Affiliated Museum and Archive. She has an undergraduate and graduate background in Classics, and an MLIS from University of Hawai’i, where her course work and outreach work focused on archives, community information centers, and indigenous librarianship. Joy’s work has included collection management, curatorial, program, and operational oversight. She worked at Hamilton Library at University of Hawai’i in Special Research Collections, previously, and at UCLA and University of Virginia in special libraries and in reference. She has lecture experience in museology, library instruction, and languages, as well as community teaching on topics focused on public history.