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Connect to Knowledge: LGBTQ+ Rights

September 23, 2022 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to announce access to a new database called LGBTQ+ Rights from HeinOnline that is part of the Social Justice Suite. This database “charts the gay rights movement in America, showing the civil rights codified into law in the 20th and 21st centuries as well as the inequalities that still exist

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Temianka Archival Scholars Program 2.0

September 19, 2022 by | News

What is the Temianka Archival Scholars Program? The Temianka Archival Scholars Program* is an academic, student-employment opportunity designed to introduce students to conducting research with manuscripts and archival material during their enrollment at Chapman University. Students will work within the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives and be supervised by the Chair

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Constitution Day at the Leatherby Libraries

September 15, 2022 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries highlights the importance of the 1787 signing of the United States Constitution. We celebrate this historic day by learning and sharing some of our collection’s many educational books on the Constitution. Titles such as The Development of the American Constitution, which focuses on the various phases of the Constitution’s progression, and The

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Connect to Knowledge: Digital National Security Archive

September 2, 2022 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to offer access to many new primary source collections through our subscription to the Digital National Security Archive. This database contains more than 140,000 important, declassified U.S. government documents, providing vital primary source material to advance research relating to 20th and 21st-century history, politics, and international relations. The digitized documents

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Leatherby Libraries Participates in the

August 19, 2022 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries is participating in the I AM CHAPMAN campaign by featuring a rotating photography collection of Chapman students located in the Leatherby Libraries Hall of Art. According to the campaign’s website, I AM CHAPMAN is designed to explore and affirm the different identities reflected in the Chapman University student population. By participating in

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Connect to Knowledge: Bloomsbury Food Library

August 2, 2022 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to offer a new subscription to Bloomsbury Food Library. This database brings together many resources related to food science and includes: Encyclopedias and reference works; Over 100 e-books; Image collections from the Culinary Arts Museum at Johnson & Wales University, The National Archives of the UK, and the Metropolitan Museum

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Connect to Knowledge: Bloomsbury BFI Classics

July 29, 2022 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to offer access to Bloomsbury BFI Classics. This database contains 160 ebooks from the British Film Institute. This collection from the Film Classics series introduces, interprets, and celebrates landmarks of world cinema from the silent era to the 21st century. Each title includes an argument for the film’s ‘classic’ status,

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Connect to Knowledge: U.S. Declassified Documents Online

June 21, 2022 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to offer access to U.S. Declassified Documents Online. This database includes previously classified federal records from every presidential library and many executive agencies spanning the 20th and 21st centuries. It includes intelligence studies, policy papers, diplomatic correspondence, cabinet meeting minutes, briefing materials, and domestic surveillance and military reports. It covers

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Understanding Disabilities: A Summer Long Book Display

June 15, 2022 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries is hosting a summer-long display honoring inclusion in disabilities. Featuring over 50 books, you can find everything from information on disability rights to personal stories and thought-provoking biographies. We hope this display raises awareness and provides a greater understanding and insight. The complete bibliography for the display can be viewed on Chapman

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