Rachel Karas

Rachel Karas

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Leatherby Libraries Participates in Orientation in New Ways

August 24, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

Like so many other things this year, Fall Orientation 2020 at Chapman University looks very different from previous years. In other years, the Leatherby Libraries has participated in Orientation through leading students on group tours of the library, tabling at student resource fairs, and taking part in orientation panels. This year, as orientation becomes remote,

Celebrities of the Digital Commons: Dr. Daniel Alpay

August 19, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

Our conversations celebrating the milestone of the Chapman University Digital Commons reaching one million downloads continues today with Dr. Daniel Alpay, the Foster G. and Mary McGaw Professor in Mathematical Sciences, whose 141 articles and book chapters make him the second most prolific scholarly author in the Digital Commons. How did your first piece make

Celebrities of the Digital Commons: Dr. Shira Klein

August 12, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

Since May, we’ve chatted with five different Chapman University professors about their contributions to the Chapman University Digital Commons as a way of celebrating the Digital Commons reaching the wonderful milestone of one million downloads at the end of April. This week, we sat down with Dr. Shira Klein, professor of History, to discuss her

Celebrities of the Digital Commons: Professor Eric Chimenti

August 5, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

In our earlier posts celebrating the one million downloads milestone reached by the Chapman University Digital Commons earlier this year, we’ve spoken with professors and staff whose work in the Digital Commons typically takes the form of traditional scholarly research articles. Today, we’re speaking with Professor Eric Chimenti of the Art Department, who, at 336

International Holocaust Remembrance Day and Holocaust Research Resources From Tiana Taliep, Archivist for the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education

January 27, 2020 by | Leatherby Libraries

Seventy-five years have passed since the Soviet Army liberated the Auschwitz concentration camp, a place where more than one million innocent people were killed, including Jews, Roma, Jehovah’s Witnesses, the disabled, and others targeted by the Nazi regime. On January 27, the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we commemorate the victims of persecution whose lives were

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