The Leatherby Libraries is excited to announce that a long-beloved tradition is returning in person and virtually this summer! The 14th annual Community of Readers (CoR) starts June 6, 2022, and ends August 25, 2022. Not only will this program help you complete your reading challenge on Goodreads, but you can also earn book-themed prizes!
This weekend marks twenty years since the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Although the date still stands out starkly to those who remember the attacks, it has become a part of history class for high school students who have been born since. The 9:57 Project, which began in 2014, aims to make that history
National Hispanic American Heritage Month is celebrated each year from September 15th to October 15th. In celebration of the month, our Sociology and Latin American Studies librarian has curated a book display, accessible in the Leatherby Libraries lobby in front of the elevators, on Chicano Art. The description of the display reads, “Chicano art began
Who tells your story?* You. Inspired by university archives across the country, the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives of the Leatherby Libraries invites contributions to The Quarantine Diaries: A Chapman University Archiving Project. The project aims to capture the experiences of the university community during the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders and the unrest our nation has faced during these
Many information providers have added or expanded access to content for current Chapman students, faculty, and staff in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic. However, many of them have also begun openly sharing their scholarly content on at least a temporary basis, meaning these resources are freely available to our alumni, parents, or any other
This past Sunday, March 8th, was International Women’s Day, a part of Women’s History Month. A number of events in celebration of the day took place on campus the week before, including the International Women’s Day Resource Fair, held on Thursday the 5th, in which the Leatherby Libraries was a proud participant. Librarian Shahrzad Khosrowpour,
Since 2013, the Leatherby Libraries has enjoyed collaborating with Sikhlens, The World’s Premier Sikh Film Festival, an organization based in Orange County focused on showcasing talent from the Sikh community and educating the community at large about Sikhs and Sikhism. From showcasing some of the festival’s excellent art exhibits to helping kick off each November’s
Earlier this week, the Leatherby Libraries had a group of visitors slightly younger than our usual users – high school students! Student from Ms. Rockwell’s AP Research capstone class at Villa Park High School came to the Leatherby Libraries to learn about academic research and the ins and outs of a university library. The students
Last year, the Leatherby Libraries helped organize the first ever Orange County Archives Bazaar, which was a smashing success. This year, we are happy to be participating again in this excellent cultural heritage event, which will take place on Saturday, October 26th, from 11 AM to 5 PM at the Hilbert Museum of California Art.
Chapman’s summer reading program, Community of Readers (CoR), is twelve years strong and has reached a milestone of 1,720 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. Concluding in August, CoR 2019