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Leatherby Libraries Re-Opens for Returning Students Learn about our new policies and procedures for using the library safely

October 19, 2020 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is happy to welcome those students who are returning to the Chapman University campus beginning Monday, October 19, 2020. The Leatherby Libraries has re-opened to welcome students back to campus, but our policies and procedures are new. Please read below to learn how you can use the library safely. Prior to entering

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New MyLibrary! App Available for Leatherby Libraries Users

October 14, 2020 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries now has the MyLibrary! application which is available on all iOS or Android mobile devices. Some of the key features of the application include: Display your digital library barcode in place of your University ID. Renew items. Search for items on the Leatherby Libraries catalog and check for up-to-date availability. Place a

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Leatherby Libraries TRAAP Method Helps Students Find Reliable Information

October 12, 2020 by | Resources

In a world over-saturated with easily accessible information, information literacy, as defined by Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) as “The set of integrated abilities encompassing the reflective discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued, and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities

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Two New Databases Supporting Social Justice and Legal Issues Research

October 9, 2020 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to announce that we now have access to two new free databases from HeinOnline that focus on social justice and legal issues, Civil Rights and Social Justice and Gun Regulation and Legislation in America. Civil Rights and Social Justice contains hearings and committee prints, legislative histories, Congressional Research Service (CRS)

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New E-Books Available at the Leatherby Libraries

October 8, 2020 by Reference Librarian | News

As some Chapman University graduate students begin to return to campus, the Leatherby Libraries has added new e-books that focus on professors and college education. Take a look at how professors plan their semester courses, rubrics, and assignments to provide students with the best learning experience. These e-books are also a great insight for those

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Leatherby Libraries and SGA Partner on Digital Access to USA Today

October 7, 2020 by | News

So much has quickly become virtual in 2020, giving everyone studying and working from home ways to connect with the world. Meetings happen over Teams or Zoom, movies are released to streaming services instead of theaters, and librarians offer virtual assistance with research questions. The Leatherby Libraries and the Chapman University Student Government Association (SGA)

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Leatherby Libraries Involved in New Netflix Documentary Series Challenger: The Final Flight uses materials from the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections & Archives

October 6, 2020 by | News

In early September, Netflix released a new documentary series, “Challenger: The Final Flight,” which chronicles the buildup and aftermath of the devastating Space Shuttle Challenger disaster on Jan. 28, 1986. The series has already received a great deal of praise from critics and space program experts alike. Emily Carney, founder of the Facebook group Space

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Leatherby Libraries Services for Graduate Students Returning to Campus

October 5, 2020 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is happy to welcome those graduate students who are returning back to the Chapman University campus. For the time being, the Leatherby Libraries building is still physically unavailable for browsing, studying, and classwork. We have been working hard to offer remote resources for all Chapman University students and faculty, and we are

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Google Doodle Uses Leatherby Libraries Materials Doodle honoring Felicitas Mendez uses images from the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections & Archives as resource

September 30, 2020 by | News

Many of us who spend a great deal of time on the internet – and who doesn’t, these days? – are familiar with Google Doodles, those pictures that take the place of the Google logo in honor of particular holidays, anniversaries, or just in celebration of specific individuals, places, or moments. On September 15, 2020,

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Homecoming 2020 and the Leatherby Libraries

September 16, 2020 by | Events

Like so much else this year, Chapman University Homecoming 2020 will look very different from its previous iterations. Instead of a short weekend of in-person activities, there’s an entire week of virtual activities planned, from October 5th through October 10th, meaning that Homecoming is coming home to each of you. Likewise, the Leatherby Libraries will

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