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Karen Thornton

Department: Academic Engagement Services > Research Services

Title: Research Services Librarian

Email: karen.thornton@case.edu

Phone: 216-368-6511


Karen started her career in 1986 at the Brooklyn Public Library after graduating from the Pratt Institute. Upon moving to Cleveland to be closer to her family, she started work at CWRU as a part-time reference librarian there she remained until 1997 when she started work at Kelvin Smith Library as head of Governent Documents.  She now is a member of the Research Services Librarian team covering the areas of social science and science. 

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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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