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Jose Diaz

Department: Academic Engagement Services

Title: Academic Engagement Services Associate Director

Email: jose.diaz2@case.edu

Phone: (216) 368-6508


The Associate Director for Academic Engagement in Kelvin Smith Library is responsible for many of the operational aspects of the library that you may encounter at KSL, including the Access and Delivery Team, who handle circulation, interlibrary loan, OhioLINK, and reference questions; the Research Services Team, who work with faculty and students on in-depth research questions. They also select the books, journals and electronic resources that the library acquires and licenses for CWRU use. The Acquisitions and Metadata Team acquires new materials for the library, catalogs those new materials that are selected. They also keep track of our thousands of periodical subscriptions, both electronic journals and journals published in paper format. They also manage our online library catalog.

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What and Where is Siegal?

The notation "Siegal" in the online catalog refers to the Aaron Garber Library of the Siegal College of Judaic Studies at 26500 Shaker Blvd. Cleveland OH 44122. The Aaron Garber Library is the academic library of the College and the central library of the Cleveland Jewish community. It includes 30,000 volumes, plus periodicals, language tapes, music and text CDs in English, Hebrew and Yiddish. The Library's electronic catalog is part of the online library system managed by Case Western Reserve University, and is included in OhioLINK, the statewide electronic academic catalog system. Online borrowing privileges are reserved for students registered at Siegal College. Community members are welcome to browse the catalog, visit the Garber Library and borrow materials.

For further information, contact by email, or call 216-464-4050 x131 or 132.

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