Rachel Karas

Rachel Karas

Posts by Rachel Karas

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

Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies Now Accessible through Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library and Leatherby Libraries

April 27, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

Guest post by Oskar Schindler Archive archivist Tiana Taliep. The Leatherby Libraries and Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library are pleased to announce that it has recently become an access site for the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale University. The Archive, begun in 1979 as the Holocaust Survivors Film Project, was

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

A Video Message from Dean Charlene Baldwin

April 20, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

Charlene Baldwin, Dean of the Leatherby Libraries, shares a message for all Chapman University students, faculty, and staff. While many things are temporarily different, there are some things about the Leatherby Libraries that always stay the same, like our dedication to assisting and enhancing the research of the Chapman University community.

Leatherby Libraries Staff Art Exhibit Postponed

April 16, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

In light of current circumstances, and the decision to postpone Staff Summit, the Leatherby Libraries has decided to postpone our 7th Annual Staff Art Exhibit as well. As soon as the new date of Staff Summit has been determined, we will make an announcement regarding the Staff Art Exhibit. We look forward to receiving submissions

Leatherby Librarians at Home: David Carson

April 15, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

In this second installment of the Leatherby Librarians at Home blog series, we’re catching up with Brandman University Distance Education Librarian David Carson. 1. What has been the most challenging aspect for you of working from home so far, and how did you overcome it? The most challenging aspect of working from home has been

Leatherby Librarians at Home: Annie Tang Tips, resources, and a book recommendation!

April 6, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

Studying from home, teaching from home, and working from home are all offering a unique set of challenges these days. In this new blog series, Leatherby Libraries librarians offer their advice on overcoming obstacles while working from home, their favorite online resources, and their current reads. In this first installment, we’re chatting with Coordinator of

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