Last summer I conducted a
series of in
with all the student workers around
. These interviews helped inform the community about all the different areas of the library and all the services we have! Now, we’re doing the same with all our hard-working librarians. Brett Fisher, our Chair of the Library Systems & Technology Division, was kind enough to answer ten questions for us.
What is your name and title?
Brett Fisher, Chair of the Library Systems & Technology Division / Religious Studies & Philosophy Librarian
In what department of the Leatherby Libraries do you work?
Library Systems & Technology
How long have you been at Chapman University?
Worked as a temp in 2004 and have worked full time since May 2007
What is your job in a nutshell?
Provide support for hardware / software / library applications to faculty / staff / students and other patrons. Act as Chair of the division, and librarian liaison to Philosophy and Religious Studies.
Have you held any jobs at other universities or libraries?
Yes, I have— at the Pollak Library, Cal State Fullerton and the Fullerton Public Library.
What are your passions/interests outside of work?
Freemasonry and collecting old video game systems. I have also recently started collecting animated shorts from the 1900s to the 1950s.
Where did you get your degree?
San Jose State University
Where is your hometown?
No hometown per se, but Anaheim and Fullerton were mostly where I grew up.
What is the last book you read, or the last book you loved?
Favorites: Stephen King’s
. John J. Robinson’s
Born in Blood
. Anything from C. S. Lewis.
Any fun facts about yourself?
I have watched approximately 25 performances of Mozart’s Magic Flute including 3 from Chapman University. I keep detailed notes about scenes that have been cut or done particularly well.