New Publication by Coordinator of Special Collections & Archives Annie Tang

January 15, 2021 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is always happy to celebrate the scholarly achievements of our librarians and staff, and we’re delighted to announce the latest of these: Coordinator of Special Collections & Archives Annie Tang has recently co-authored an essay, “Shared Service in the Archives: The Johns Hopkins University First-generation Students Oral History Project,” published in the


New Database: Optics InfoBase Premium

January 13, 2021 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to offer access to a new database of use to the science and engineering students and faculty on the Chapman University campus: Optics InfoBase Premium from the Optical Society of America (OSA). As with our recent subscription to the IEEE Electronic Library, the acquisition of Optics InfoBase Premium was a


New E-Books Available for January

January 11, 2021 by | Resources

Happy New Year! Whether you are taking a break from school or beginning the Interterm, take a look at the new e-books that are available at the Leatherby Libraries. Being Heumann : an unrepentant memoir of a disability rights activist How we fight for our lives : a memoir Lot : stories On Earth we’re


Winter Break Watching and Reading List Watch, read, and be cozy!

December 18, 2020 by | Resources

Back in June, the Leatherby Libraries published a Chapman-Themed Summer Reading List, comprised of books written by Chapman alumni, faculty, staff, and trustees. The post, which gave suggestions on things to read to fill up a summer that looked very different from summers past, was extremely popular, so now that Winter Break is just around


New E-Books Available for December

December 9, 2020 by Reference Librarian | News

The Leatherby Libraries recently added new e-books to its collection, including a book that includes a chapter written by Chapman Business Professor Noel Murray. In the book, Destination management and marketing : breakthroughs in research and practice,  Murray contributed Chapter 14, “GoT Belfast?: How a Television Epic about a War-Torn Land was Employed to Rebrand


New and Updated ProQuest Databases Make Research Easier for Social Science Students

December 7, 2020 by | News

Several new databases have been added to the Leatherby Libraries’ ongoing subscription to the ProQuest Social Science Premium Collection. These new databases are excellent resources for students and faculty doing research in the fields of government, political science, linguistics, and more. Read on for details about each: Policy File Index is a resource for U.S.


Orange County Japanese American Youths Scrapbooks New archive added to the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collection & Archives

December 1, 2020 by | News

One of the primary goals of the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections & Archives is to preserve materials related to the history of Orange County, which has been the home of Chapman University since 1954. The newest archive added to Special Collections and accessible to the public through the Chapman University Digital Commons,


Art Song Transpositions Database Added to Leatherby Libraries Offerings

November 16, 2020 by | News

As of October 2020, the Leatherby Libraries, in partnership with the College of Performing Arts, is happy to offer Chapman and Brandman University students and faculty access to the Art Song Transpositions Database. The database offers professionally crafted scores of art songs and arias as well as vocal repertoire from operas, choral works, and musical


New Business E-Books Available for November

November 13, 2020 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries recently added a wide range of business e-books as part of the library collection. Some of the topics include starting a small business, project management, leadership skills, social media engagement, marketing strategies, and more. For more information about our business resources, contact the business librarian, Essraa Nawar, at nawar@chapman.edu. Our newly acquired


Center for American War Letters Recently Profiled in Local and National Media

November 12, 2020 by | News

Friends of the Leatherby Libraries are well-acquainted with the Center for American War Letters, and the CAWL Archives housed on the lower level of the Leatherby Libraries, and we’re always delighted when even more people learn about this treasure trove of American history, which now includes more then 150,000 war-related correspondences from every conflict in

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