Jessica Bocinski

Jessica Bocinski

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Chapman University’s Collection of Russian Icons Gets a Digital Makeover

August 27, 2018 by | Leatherby Libraries

A Virtual Exhibition for Chapman University’s Collection of Russian Icons Patrons will now be able to explore Chapman University’s extraordinary collection of Russian Icons and learn more about the Russian icon tradition through a new, virtual exhibition created by Jessica Bocinski ’18 and Dr. Wendy Salmond. This website, powered by Omeka.net (a digital collections open

New Acquisition and Exhibition! Orange Dream: California’s Citriculture Through Advertising

August 27, 2018 by | Leatherby Libraries

Have you ever heard the phrase “an orange a day keeps the doctor away”? The health benefits commonly associated with oranges today became widely known as a direct result of the booming citrus industries in California. Before then, oranges were considered a luxury item only available to the wealthy. The unlikely story behind the orange’s

Elbow Grease and Pixie Dust: Memories of Disneyland Maintenance New Publication by Special Collections Librarian Rand Boyd

August 6, 2018 by | Leatherby Libraries

Have you ever gone to Disneyland and found yourself wondering “How is everything here always so perfect?” Even the smallest details, from the precisely cut hedges to the expertly crafted ride decorations, are monumentally effective in fostering the sense of magical nostalgia that defines the Disney experience. In his book, Elbow Grease and Pixie Dust,

CARL-DIAL Meeting Library professionals meet to discuss diversity

August 6, 2018 by | Leatherby Libraries

Last Thursday, the Leatherby Libraries welcomed members of CARL-DIAL to discuss diversity issues and explore some of the library’s exhibits and displays. CARL (California Academic & Research Libraries) is an organization founded in 1929 to provide professional growth opportunities and support a growing network of academic or research libraries in California. In the early 1980s,

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