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Biography: Rebecca Hopman

Rebecca Hopman
Rebecca Hopman
Outreach Librarian

Rebecca Hopman joined the Rakow Research Library in 2013 as the Outreach Librarian. In this role, she leads and shapes the Library's outreach and oral history programs. Hopman provides leadership and expertise for library outreach to internal, local, regional, national, and international communities. She also provides reference and instruction services for both on- and off-site patrons, and conducts regular assessment of outreach activities.

Hopman earned a bachelor’s degree in history, English, and German from Augustana College and completed her master’s degree in Library Science – Archives & Records Management at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Most recently, Hopman served as the Special Collections Coordinator for the University of Maryland, College Park. She also worked as a Library Assistant at the Niels Bohr Library & Archives, American Institute of Physics. 


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