Book Club Discussion Centers on Border Issues Community conversation part of year-long series

November 12, 2019 by | Events

As followers of the Leatherby Libraries blog are almost certainly aware, we’ve been eager sponsors, co-organizers and participants in the year-long campus-wide series La Frontera – The Border: An Interdisciplinary Examination. From art exhibits to book displays to the upcoming conference,that will be held on campus November 14-16, 2019, the Leatherby Libraries has enjoyed taking


New Materials for November

November 9, 2019 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

While stopping by the library for research materials, be sure to check out some of the newest books we have added to the collection: The New Materials display is located behind the Reference Desk and everything is available for check-out. Featured DVDs     Featured Books Humanities Hunger in War and Peace: Women and Children


Demystifying Academic Librarianship: Instruction Interview with Taylor Greene, Chair of Instructional Services

November 7, 2019 by | Demystifying Academic Librarianship

For many Chapman University students, the first interaction with a librarian from the Leatherby Libraries is in the classroom. One of the four key components of academic librarianship, which are being explored in this blog series, is instruction, which is carried out in a number of ways, including a day of library instruction for every


Please join us for the conference of La Frontera/The Border: An Interdisciplinary Examination Thursday, November 14 through Saturday, November 16

November 7, 2019 by | Events

Please join us for the conference of La Frontera/The Border: An Interdisciplinary Examination Thursday November 14 through Saturday November 16. This free and public Chapman University conference is the culmination of the series of events, art exhibits, and courses focused on La Frontera. During Fall 2019, Chapman University embarked on a campus-wide interrogation of border


Leatherby Libraries Gets into the Halloween Spirit Costumes and pumpkins!

November 6, 2019 by | Events

Halloween festivities started early this October, with a spooky book display put together by student employee Ruby Blakesleay, and a candy dish out on the Reference Desk. Leatherby Libraries staff really came together for the day itself, though, with costumes and an entry into the campus-wide Panther Pumpkin Pageant. Our entry into the contest was


Librarian Interviews: Wendy Gonaver

November 4, 2019 by | Special Collections & Archives

At the Leatherby Libraries, we have an interview series highlighting the work our amazing librarians/archivists accomplish each day. These interviews help inform the community about all the different areas of the library and all the services we have! Wendy Gonaver, our Special Collections & Archives Assistant, was kind enough to answer some questions for us!

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