Rachel Karas

Rachel Karas

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New Publication by Coordinator of Special Collections & Archives Annie Tang

January 15, 2021 by | Leatherby Libraries

The Leatherby Libraries is always happy to celebrate the scholarly achievements of our librarians and staff, and we’re delighted to announce the latest of these: Coordinator of Special Collections & Archives Annie Tang has recently co-authored an essay, “Shared Service in the Archives: The Johns Hopkins University First-generation Students Oral History Project,” published in the

Leatherby Librarians at Home: Tiana Taliep

May 14, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

For this week’s installment of the Leatherby Librarians at Home blog series, Archivist for the Oskar Schindler Archives Tiana Taliep shares pointers on an excellent genealogy resource, and catches us up on her quarantine reading. 1. What has been the most challenging aspect for you of working from home so far, and how did you

No Cookies, No Worries The Leatherby Libraries Guide to De-Stressing for Finals

May 12, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

Ordinarily at this time in the semester, we’d be opening up the Leatherby Libraries for 24-hour services for students studying for finals, and there would be tables with cookies on each floor. Because we’re all still studying and working from home right now, we’ve found a different way to show how much the Leatherby Libraries

Leatherby Students from Home: Jimmy Elinski

May 11, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

We know you’ve been missing his “Exploring the Magic of the Leatherby Libraries” blog series, because we have, too. Sharing this week what he’s missing most about working in the Leatherby Libraries as part of our Leatherby Students from Home series is Jimmy Elinski. Since the transition to online-only instruction in mid-March, our student employees

Leatherby Librarians at Home: Margaret Puentes

May 7, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

In this week’s installment of the Leatherby Librarians at Home blog series, Coordinator of Brandman University Library Services Margaret Puentes shares her tips for staying connected, and giving yourself a break while working and studying from home. 1. What has been the most challenging aspect for you of working from home so far, and how

New LibGuide for Teams and Zoom Instruction

May 6, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

The Leatherby Libraries is happy to share that we have a new research guide available to aid professors, especially as we approach finals, with Teams and Zoom for Virtual Instruction and Communication. This guide, created by Reference Librarians Ana Munandar and Catalina Lopez, gathers resources on Microsoft Teams and Zoom, which are web conferencing tools

Leatherby Students from Home: Ruby Blakesleay

May 4, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been giving you some insight into how different librarians from the Leatherby Libraries have shifted to working from home. In this new blog series, we’re talking to a different group of people, a group that makes up the youthful core of the Leatherby Libraries: our student employees! Since the

Leatherby Librarians at Home: Shahrzad Khosrowpour

April 30, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

This week in the Leatherby Librarians at Home blog series, Coordinator of Cataloging and Gifts Shahrzad Khosrowpour shares the fantastic things she’s been reading, along with tips for making the most of studying from home. 1. What has been the most challenging aspect for you of working from home so far, and how did you

Leatherby Librarians at Home: Lauren Dubell

April 23, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

This week in the Leatherby Librarians at Home blog series, Assessment Librarian Lauren Dubell fills us in on her remote work, her pets, and her advice for students. 1. What has been the most challenging aspect for you of working from home so far, and how did you overcome it? One of the challenging aspects

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