New Materials for September

September 6, 2019 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

School is back in session, and the Leatherby Libraries added great new reads. Explore the history of Disney’s past female artists in  Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney’s Animation, and take a further look into art practices in Study On Chinese Traditional Theory Of Artistic Style. The New Materials display is located behind


Fashionables Terrace Now Open to Students Study in the sunshine!

August 30, 2019 by | News

Fabulous news, Panthers! In response to many requests for outdoor library studying space, we have opened up the Fashionables Terrace to students who want to enjoy the fresh air as they study. Located on the 4th floor of the Leatherby Libraries (when you come out of the elevators, make a hard left turn to find


Welcome to the New School Year, Panthers! 2019-2020 Begins

August 29, 2019 by | Events

This week marked the opening of a new academic year. Classes are back in session, friends are re-connecting across campus, and the Starbucks is busy again. The Leatherby Libraries helped welcome a whole new crop of Panthers to the Chapman University community last week as a part of Fall Orientation 2019. We connected with first


One More Year of Community of Readers is in the Books!

August 23, 2019 by | Events

Chapman’s summer reading program, Community of Readers (CoR), is twelve years strong and has reached a milestone of 1,720 titles reviewed since its initial program kickoff in 2007. Back then, 18 eager participants from across campus dove into 90 book titles, including some from President Emeritus Doti’s summer reading list. Concluding in August, CoR 2019


Kids of the Black Hole: The First Two Decades of Punk in Orange County New exhibit in Special Collections draws crowds

August 20, 2019 by | Exhibits and Displays

A somewhat unusual audience crowded the fourth floor lobby of the Leatherby Libraries Saturday evening, chatting, enjoying refreshments on the terrace, and, most importantly, taking turns making their way through the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections & Archives. The crowd, made up mostly of current and former “scenesters” (people associated with a particular


New Materials for August

August 19, 2019 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

The summer break is over, and students prepare to return or begin at Chapman! Why not catch up on some reading or check out a new DVD? Also take a look at The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds, which explores the workings of the human mind two fascinating individuals so fundamentally different

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