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The Leatherby Libraries Supports Chapman’s Graduate and Professional Students Appreciation Week April 1 - April 5, 2019

March 20, 2019 by | Exhibits and Displays

Did you know that nearly 25% of Chapman’s student body is graduate and professional students? Between the Orange and Rinker campuses, Chapman offers 70 different graduate and professional programs and degrees, covering everything from a Master of Science in Accounting to a Master of Arts in War and Society, along with many others. With such

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Kishi Bashi and Dr. Stephanie Takaragawa Musician and Chapman sociology professor discuss Japanese-American incarceration and music

March 13, 2019 by | Events

On Wednesday, February 27th, the Center for American War Letters Archives on the lower level of the Leatherby Libraries transformed from a well-lit study and event space into a cozy, jazzy salon. Between portions of his conversation with Chapman sociology professor Dr. Stephanie Takaragawa, musician Kishi Bashi played songs from his latest album and film,

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New Materials for March

March 5, 2019 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Spend these last cold days of winter curled up with novel written by a popular author, such as Someday by David Levithan or Norse mythology by Neil Gaiman. March is Women’s History Month. Read up on women in leadership roles in Women’s leadership journeys. Zombies and the apocalypse seem to be a recurring theme in

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Donna Ford Attallah ’61 Angels Room Dedication The Leatherby Libraries Celebrates Our Newest Story Room

February 26, 2019 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries recently dedicated our newest group study room, the Donna Ford Attallah ’61 Angels Room. Donna Ford Attallah, Chapman alumna, Trustee, and university donor gave the Leatherby Libraries an extremely generous gift towards one of our group study rooms, as well as a selection from her impressive collection of angels to permanently decorate

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Streaming Video Subscriptions – Kanopy

February 20, 2019 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries has licensed several databases that provide streaming video, including Kanopy. Kanopy employs a demand-driven model whereby we normally grant access to the entire catalog of films, but only pay for high-usage content. This high-usage content, once acquired, makes these films available for one year. Because of Kanopy’s popularity, our current funding model

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New Study Carrels in the Rinker Campus Study Commons

February 14, 2019 by | News

When people think of the Leatherby Libraries, they typically think only of the building on the Orange campus. But did you know that Leatherby Libraries services extend to the Rinker campus as well? Over at Rinker, Health Sciences Librarian Ivan Portillo provides services for students in the Communication Sciences, PA Studies, Physical Therapy, and Pharmaceutical