Rachel Karas

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Leatherby Students from Home: Hakeem Wakil

June 1, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

For the last installment of the Leatherby Students from Home blog series for this academic year, Hakeem Wakil talks to us about missing putting together his fantastic book displays, and what he’s reading and working on right now. 1. What has been the most challenging aspect for you of studying from home so far, and

Leatherby Librarians at Home: Ivan Portillo

May 28, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

This week in the Leatherby Librarians at Home blog series, we’re finishing out our blog’s visit to the Rinker Health Sciences Study Commons with a conversation with health sciences librarian Ivan Portillo. 1. What has been the most challenging aspect for you of working from home so far, and how did you overcome it? Currently

Leatherby Students from Home: Aneli Whitford

May 26, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

Last week in the Leatherby Students from Home series, we spoke with Lillian Phan. This week we’re talking with Aneli Whitford, another student assistant who works with Health Sciences Librarian Ivan Portillo in the Rinker Health Sciences Study Commons. 1. What has been the most challenging aspect for you of studying from home so far,

Leatherby Libraries Staff at Home: Andrew Valbuena

May 22, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

Last week, we kicked off the Leatherby Libraries Staff at Home series with a conversation with our Administrative Coordinator Laurie Gates Cussalli. This week, Head of Serials Andrew Valbuena talks to us about re-learning his native tongue, and his latest fantasy and sci-fi reads. 1. What has been the most challenging aspect for you of

Leatherby Librarians at Home: Rand Boyd

May 21, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

This week in the Leatherby Librarians at Home blog series, Special Collections and Archives Librarian Rand Boyd talks about his favorite online resources for both his own work and students, and catches us up on his newly-rekindled love for Dashiell Hammett. 1. What has been the most challenging aspect for you of working from home

Celebrities of the Digital Commons: Dr. Laura Tsu

May 20, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

We’re still celebrating the fact that Chapman University Digital Commons reached the fantastic milestone of over one million downloads a few weeks ago. Last week, we spoke with Dr. Jared Rubin. This week, we’re interviewing Dr. Laura Tsu, whose article, “A Pharmacist’s Role in the Prevention and Management of Perioperative Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter,” has

Leatherby Students from Home: Lillian Phan

May 18, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

The Leatherby Libraries building on the Orange campus isn’t the only place where student employees help with the work of running Chapman University libraries. This week’s installment in the Leatherby Students from Home series talks with Lillian Phan, who works with Health Sciences Librarian Ivan Portillo in the Rinker Health Sciences Study Commons. 1. What

Leatherby Libraries Staff at Home: Laurie Gates Cussalli

May 15, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

Over the past few months, we’ve been interviewing Leatherby Libraries librarians about their experiences working from home, and their recommendations for students and faculty. In the past few weeks, we’ve added conversations with Leatherby Libraries student employees to the blog as well. In our newest series, “Leatherby Libraries Staff at Home,” we’re talking to some

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

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.

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