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Town & Gown Celebrates Gifts to the Leatherby Libraries

July 18, 2019 by | Events

Founded in 1968, Town & Gown at Chapman University is a group of community members, business leaders, alumni, parents and grandparents of Chapman students, Chapman faculty and staff, and other friends of the university, all committed to fostering a collegial spirit integrating the campus into the surrounding community, as well as providing scholarships for deserving

Summer in the Leatherby Libraries Keep cool with us!

July 3, 2019 by | Exhibits and Displays

Happy (almost) 4th of July, Panthers! The weather is heating up outside, but it’s nice and cool here inside the Leatherby Libraries. For those who are on campus this summer, whether for summer classes, research, or just visiting, the Leatherby Libraries is a fabulous place to stop by! Our summer hours are: Monday – Friday:

OC Archives Bazaar: A Success

November 26, 2018 by | Events

In early November, Chapman University’s Leatherby Libraries Special Collections and Archives division helped organize the first Orange County Archives Bazaar. The event was comprised of over 30 history organizations in the county including libraries, historical societies, and institutions coming together to share their collections. The Archives Bazaar was hosted by the Bowers Museum in Santa

Orange County Archives in Action A Showcase of Orange County’s Cultural Heritage

October 25, 2018 by | Events

This year, the Leatherby Libraries at Chapman University is hosting the Orange County Archives in Action where the Libraries, along with other institutions, will exhibit their collections, share stories, and answer questions about Orange County history. This countywide, daylong event will also include several presentations from community members dedicated to preserving and increasing awareness and access

Community of Readers by the Numbers CoR Boasts Best Year Yet

August 31, 2018 by | Events

Chapman’s summer reading program, Community of Readers (CoR), is eleven years strong and just reached a milestone of 1,550 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. This year’s CoR program reached record heights. Concluding in August, CoR 2018

CARL-DIAL Meeting Library professionals meet to discuss diversity

August 6, 2018 by | Exhibits and Displays

Last Thursday, the Leatherby Libraries welcomed members of CARL-DIAL to discuss diversity issues and explore some of the library’s exhibits and displays. CARL (California Academic & Research Libraries) is an organization founded in 1929 to provide professional growth opportunities and support a growing network of academic or research libraries in California. In the early 1980s,

Annual Literary Pub(lishing) Crawl Engages Students Across Campus Offering panels on translating, publishing, and landing a job

May 4, 2018 by | Events

This year’s Literary Pub(lishing) Crawl included three panels covering topics on translating, writing, publishing, and building a career, and was wrapped up by a very special keynote address by Chapman University Presidential Scholar, Rebecca Skloot. Translate Confidently: Writing Across Cultures Panelists: Allan MacVicar, Alison Williams*, Nachoem M. Wijnberg Work Courageously: Landing a Job, Building a

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