Connect to Knowledge: Health Poll Database

January 24, 2023 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to offer access to the Health Poll Database from the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at Cornell University. This comprehensive database for health-related U.S. survey questions covers over eighty years of national polling from 1935 to the present day. Searchable questions and results, demographic crosstabs, and trends are available


Martin Luther King Jr. Display

January 19, 2023 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries presents a display on Martin Luther King Jr. to start the new year! This display honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his nonviolent efforts to resist racial segregation in the United States. The display includes books such as I Have A Dream by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Dear Dr. King: Letters


Faculty and Staff now have access to the New York Times

January 11, 2023 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to offer faculty and staff access to the New York Times website. The Student Government Association has provided access to the New York Times for students for several years, so with this new addition, we are finally able to offer access to all users at Chapman University. To gain access,


The Black Book Nook

December 15, 2022 by | Exhibits and Displays

On Friday, November 4, 2022, the Leatherby Libraries and Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion celebrated the launch of the Black Book Nook on the first floor of the library. The Black Book Nook Collection fosters education and community engagement with Black history, thought, literature, and culture. The Black Book Nook currently has over 250


Celebrating the 77th Anniversary of the United Nations

December 2, 2022 by | Exhibits and Displays

October 24, 2022, marked the 77th anniversary of the United Nations. The Leatherby Libraries honored this day with a book display. The Leatherby Libraries’ United Nations Book Display draws attention to the significance of the United Nations’ history. With over 30 books on display, we inspire students to learn more about the history of the


The Life and Art of Charlotte Salomon

November 18, 2022 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries, in collaboration with the Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library and the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education, created a display to highlight German-Jewish artist Charlotte Salomon. With the Holocaust progressing and belonging to a family with a long history of suicide, Charlotte expressed her grief, fear, and love through paintings and


Connect to Knowledge: Water Rights and Resources

November 4, 2022 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries has gained perpetual access to a new collection from HeinOnline: Water Rights & Resources. It can be accessed either through the hyperlink or via our default link to HeinOnline (provided by the Law Library). This database contains “Congressional documents, books, Supreme Court briefs, and legislative histories on major legislation at the state


Connect to Knowledge: OAPEN Library

October 20, 2022 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is participating in a pilot project to make open-access, peer-reviewed ebooks easier to find and use by adding nearly 20,000 ebooks from the OAPEN Library to the library catalog! Students, faculty, and staff may find these books by searching for “Open Access eBooks from OAPEN library” as a keyword in the library


Connect to Knowledge: Constellate Text and Data Mining Tool

October 17, 2022 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to offer a new subscription to a text and data mining tool called Constellate. In addition to our recent subscription to TDM Studio, this is the second text and data mining tool acquired to support research, learning, and teaching at Chapman University. Constellate was created by the non-profit ITHAKA to support

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