New Materials for March

March 12, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Take advantage of the rainy season by staying in with a new book or media. Have you browsed through the new Theatre Scripts collection? Take a look at our newest acquisition: Off off Broadway festival plays. In the mood for the Beatles? The music library has a selection of CD’s to choose from. If you


New Database: Kanopy Access to 30,000+ films and documentaries!

March 12, 2018 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is excited to announce access to a new database, Kanopy. Film students and film enthusiasts alike will delight in knowing that, through this database, they now have access to over 30,000 films and documentaries from top producers such as Criterion Collection, Media Education Foundation, The Great Courses, New Day Films, PBS, and


Artiscopic Cellular Art Exhibition Opening Rinker Campus celebrates scientific art!

March 5, 2018 by | Exhibits and Displays

On Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Chapman University’s Harry and Diane Rinker Health Science Campus in Irvine welcomed its first art exhibition. This exhibition, which merges visual art with microscopic cellular science, marks the first public exhibit for pathologist-turned-artist Dr. Mohommad Kamal, a.k.a. KIMʘ. The event began with an introduction by the Leatherby Libraries’ Dean Charlene


Got Books? Leatherby Libraries Hosts 12th Annual Book Sale

February 26, 2018 by | Events

Looking to expand your personal library? This year’s Annual Book Sale, hosted on the first floor of the Leatherby Libraries, is the perfect opportunity to explore books and other materials to add to your collection. The book sale includes more than just academic works – you’ll have plenty of subjects to explore, including history, politics,


New Materials for February

February 7, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Start off the spring semester right with some new books. Celebrate Chinese New Year by reading up on the Film history of Chinese minorities. Need some sheet music? Try Quartet in one movement.  Did you know that we have a selection of children’s books in the education library? Check out two of our newest acquisitions:


Spring Orientation 2018 The Leatherby Libraries welcomes new students!

February 5, 2018 by | Events

The Leatherby Libraries is excited to welcome new students this spring semester! Throughout Spring Orientation 2018 students learned more about upcoming library events, explored library resources, and joined us for an afternoon tour. At the Resource Fair, students and parents stopped by the library table to learn about events and opportunities such as our Annual


“The Bard on Campus” A new display highlighting Othello folios loaned to the library from Professor Tom Bradac

February 2, 2018 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Bard on Campus is a new display in the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives that commemorates the long history of Shakespeare on the Chapman University campus. On display are photographs and programs highlighting the work of Henry Kemp-Blair, who started the Henry Kemp-Blair Shakespeare Festival in the 1960s and Tom