Leatherby Libraries Remote Resources Working remotely? Here are some remote resources to help you.

March 18, 2020 by | Resources

Leatherby Libraries Remote Resources Working remotely? Here are some remote resources to help you. Information is changing from moment to moment; this blog post is being updated regularly with new information. The Leatherby Libraries building is closed until further notice. Latest information about Chapman University and COVID-19 Online and Phone Help Librarians are trained professionals


Show Us Your Art!

March 11, 2020 by | Exhibits and Displays

Show off your talents at the Leatherby Libraries! It’s time for the 7th Annual Staff Art Exhibition. The deadline to submit your applications is Friday, April 17, 2020, so, get out your art supplies and cameras. We welcome both two- and three-dimensional artworks, such as paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, mixed media, and crafts. Installation will take place


Leatherby Libraries Celebrates International Women’s Day Librarian Shahrzad Khosrowpour shares her thoughts as a member of the Advisory Group on the Status of Women

March 10, 2020 by | Events

This past Sunday, March 8th, was International Women’s Day, a part of Women’s History Month. A number of events in celebration of the day took place on campus the week before, including the International Women’s Day Resource Fair, held on Thursday the 5th, in which the Leatherby Libraries was a proud participant. Librarian Shahrzad Khosrowpour,


Documenting History Through Art: The Work of David Labkovski (1906-1991) New exhibit in partnership with the Holocaust Art & Writing Contest

March 9, 2020 by | Exhibits and Displays

So far this academic year, we’ve seen some fabulous exhibits on the walls of the Leatherby Libraries Hall of Art on the first floor, behind the Reference Desk, celebrating Chapman’s history through blueprints and honoring award-winning authors with creative book covers. The Hall of Art now has another excellent exhibit up, one that showcases the


New Materials for February

March 7, 2020 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

This month, the library celebrates Women’s History Month with a display of books highlighting women who have made an impact on women’s rights. A new addition to the library’s collection is the book No vote for women: the denial of suffrage in reconstruction America, detailing the challenges of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s


Exploring the Library: Fred Kakis Group Study Room

March 6, 2020 by | Exhibits and Displays

Fred Kakis was a professor of chemistry at Chapman University for twenty-five years starting in 1964 and retiring in 1989. Most importantly, Kakis was a Holocaust survivor who was a part of the 2% of Greek Jews to survive the Holocaust. During WWII, Kakis was a member of the resistance movement, fighting against the Nazi


Leatherby Libraries Librarian Leads Webinar

February 25, 2020 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries’ Coordinator of Scholarly Communications & Electronic Resources, Kristin Laughtin-Dunker, recently co-hosted a webinar titled “Defining Plan S and Transformative Agreements” with DeDe Leshy, the Senior Medical Library for Electronic Resources at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. The webinar was hosted by the Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC) Scholarly Communication Committee, of which both

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