Preparing for Finals Week

December 7, 2023 by | News

Finals week is upon us, Panthers! We are happy to announce the return of coffee at the Library for Finals Week, sponsored by Chapman University Student Government Association and the Leatherby Libraries! This is the 15th Year Anniversary of the partnership between the library and SGA. We are committed to helping you sail smoothly through


Connect to Knowledge: Rock’s Backpages

December 6, 2023 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to offer access to Rock’s Backpages. This resource is an online database of popular music writing and journalism that contains primary-source full-text articles from the music and mainstream press from the 1950s to the present day, along with a collection of exclusive audio interviews. For more information, please contact Chair


Leatherby Libraries and Student Government Association:

December 5, 2023 by | Community

The Leatherby Libraries is proud to have a continuous, working relationship with Chapman University’s Student Government Association (SGA). Dean Kevin Ross of the Leatherby Libraries meets with members of the SGA once a semester to discuss potential collaborations and areas where the Leatherby Libraries can better support the Chapman student community. SGA members use this


Connect to Knowledge: Voting Rights & Election Law

December 1, 2023 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to offer access to Voting Rights & Election Law from Hein Online. This database includes thousands of titles on the electoral process dating back to the late seventeenth century: how elections are conducted, how votes are counted, how political campaigns are run and funded, and who is allowed to vote.


Presentation Studio:

November 27, 2023 by | Resources

Introducing Presentation Studio, the newest technology upgrade at the Leatherby Libraries! Our Presentation Studio is a state-of-the-art room, custom-designed to provide a private area to record high-quality presentations. This room has been created to include acoustic wall panels, blackout shades, and dimmable lighting to give presenters control over how they want their presentation recording to


Writing Data Management Plans for Grant Proposals Using DMPTool

November 22, 2023 by | Workshops

The Leatherby Libraries presents “Writing Data Management Plans for Grant Proposals Using DMPTool” an online workshop on Wednesday, December 6, 2023, from 2:00 – 2:45 p.m. Hosted by the Library’s Data Services Librarian, Andrew Greenman, this virtual workshop will cover the basics of writing Data Management Plans (DMPs) as well as how to use DMPTool as a resource


Leatherby Libraries' New Native American Heritage Month Display

November 22, 2023 by | Exhibits and Displays

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, we created a display to celebrate Native American traditions and culture. Native American Heritage Month is celebrated annually in November. This display was inspired by the invaluable contributions that indigenous people have made to American culture. We curated a collection of books highlighting indigenous identities and values to


The Art of Japneet Kaur

November 15, 2023 by | Exhibits and Displays

Thanks to the Sikhlens Foundation, the Leatherby Libraries is proud to host the landmark exhibition The Art of Japneet Kaur. Currently on view through January 2024 in the Leatherby Libraries’ Hall of Art on the first floor. The pieces in this exhibition were created by Japneet Kaur, a Sikh woman raised in Punjab. The art in


Data Literacy 101

November 13, 2023 by | Workshops

The Leatherby Libraries presents “Introduction to Data Literacy,” an online workshop on Thursday, November 16, 2023, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Hosted by the Library’s Assistant Dean, Doug Dechow, and our Data Services Librarian, Andrew Greenman, this workshop will explore the emerging topic of Data Literacy, which is the ability to read, understand, create, and communicate data as


Connect to Knowledge: CQ Voting and Elections Collection

November 10, 2023 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to offer access to the CQ Voting and Elections Collection. This database contains data, authoritative analyses, concise explanations, and historical material relating to major and minor political parties, campaigns and elections, and historical and modern races for Congress, the presidency, and governorships dating back to 1789. With the Compare Data

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