What You Don't Know About R

June 21, 2024 by | Resources

Are you tired of repetitive computing tasks and manual data crunching? Processing values with standard statistical data processing software can take hours and often requires utilizing separate  software to graph data points. R Programming can save time and effort by running complex statistical analyses while producing engaging data visualizations. The Leatherby Libraries is excited to


Searching for Paradise

June 17, 2024 by | Exhibits and Displays

On Monday, April 22, 2024, acclaimed writer Pico Iyer returned to Chapman University for Searching for Paradise: Pico Iyer in Conversation with Jim Doti. This event inspired the Leatherby Libraries to curate a bibliography and display of books authored by Iyer to celebrate the legacy of his written works.  Iyer is a notable essayist and


Congratulations to the 2023-2024 Recipients of the Inaugural SOARS Faculty Research Award

June 6, 2024 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to announce the first-ever recipients of the Supporting Open Access Research and Scholarship (SOARS) Faculty Research Award. This award was created to help financially support Chapman University faculty publishing their research, scholarship, or creative activities in Open Access (OA) journals. The SOARS award is a collaboration between the Leatherby Libraries, Office


In Honor of D-Day: American War Letters

June 5, 2024 by | Resources

The Center for American War Letters Archives announces the inclusion of archival correspondence in our Digital Commons platform in honor of D-Day, June 6th, commemorating the Allied invasion of Normandy, France, during World War II in 1944. This collection contains three correspondences written by service members about the invasion. These service members either directly served on


Congratulations to the Inaugural Eric M. Scandrett Graduate Research Prize 2024 Winners

May 31, 2024 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is thrilled to announce the 2024 winners of the first-ever Eric M. Scandrett Graduate Research Prize. For the inaugural year of this award, we received applications across various fields, including film and media studies, leadership development, communication sciences and disorders, and pharmaceutical sciences. Our winners were honored at the Leatherby Libraries’ student


Join the Leatherby Libraries Community of Readers Program

May 24, 2024 by | Events

The Leatherby Libraries is thrilled to announce the 16th Annual Community of Readers (CoR) beginning on June 3, 2024, and ending on August 22, 2024. CoR is a summer reading program encouraging Chapman students, staff, faculty, and alums to explore the Leatherby Libraries catalog. The Leatherby Libraries created this program to promote reading across all genres


Announcing the 2024 Kevin and Tam Ross Undergraduate Research Prize Winners

May 24, 2024 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is proud to announce the winners of the 2024 Kevin and Tam Ross Undergraduate Research Prize. For the 16th year of this award, we received numerous applications in various disciplines, including the biological sciences, health sciences, integrated educational studies, music, and psychology. We honored our students at the Student Research Awards Ceremony on


Connect to Knowledge: Asian Life in America

May 15, 2024 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to now offer access to the Asian Life in America database from Newsbank and Readex. This database documents the experience and impact of Asian Americans as recorded by the news media from 1704 to 2017. The primary sources in this collection offer an expansive window into centuries of Asian American


Leatherby Libraries Resources for Students at Finals Week

May 9, 2024 by | Resources

Finals Week is almost here again, Panthers! The Leatherby Libraries, in collaboration with the Chapman University Student Government Association, are thrilled to announce the return of coffee and snacks at the Library for Finals Week! Rotunda After-Hours Study Commons Open 24/7 for Finals Week We are pleased to announce that the After-Hours Study Commons in


World Autism Awareness Month

April 30, 2024 by | Exhibits and Displays

World Autism Awareness Month is celebrated annually in April. In honor of this, the Leatherby Libraries proudly present “World Autism Month: A Digital Display,” curated by our Health Sciences Librarians David Carson and Ivan Portillo. The virtual exhibit was curated to inspire a deeper appreciation for neurodiversity in society and to educate the Chapman Community

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