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Leatherby Libraries Recognizes Outstanding Students

May 13, 2016 by | News

This past Wednesday on May 4th, the Leatherb y Libraries hosted their annual Student Awards Ceremony, held in the Center for American War Letters Archives. Among its programming, the event featured the winners of the Kevin and Tam Ross Leatherby Libraries Undergraduate Research Prize, John and Margaret Class Student Book Collection Contest, as well as

White Boards Introduced to Library’s First Floor

April 26, 2016 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries have introduced two new moveable whiteboards into the study spaces on the first floor, located on the 1 st floor between the Reference Desk and Serials. They are available for use on a first come, first served basis – there is no need to ask the Circulation or Reference desks for permission

Celebrating Pride Month at the Leatherby Libraries

April 4, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries are celebrating Campus Pride Month through a new display case in the lobby! Highlighting novels that cover the LGBTQ community and decorated with flags for the different communities, the new display honors the community at Chapman. This year’s case includes a rainbow pride flag, as well as several other less well-known flags. these

Magic, Witchcraft, and Prophecies . . . Antiquarian-Style New Exhibit in the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library

March 10, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

400 Years of Mysticism: Selections from the Merle Bobzien Collection is one of the newest displays housed in the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library in Leatherby Libraries. This collection of sixteenth through nineteenth century books explores the topics of magic, sorcery, prophecies, witchcraft, apparitions, spirits, astrology, and physiognomy. Curated by Merle Bobzien, a private Southern California

Welcome Back Panthers

January 6, 2016 by | Community

The Leatherby Libraries welcomes back all members of the Chapman University community during the interterm course session.  Hopefully everyone is refreshed after the winter break! Many of the buildings, restaurants and facilities have adjusted hours for the month of January. Like these, the library will also be changing its normal operating schedule. Interterm 2016 Library and

Daniel Friederich, Luthier d’Art Film Screening

November 3, 2015 by | Events

Join us for a film screening of Prof. Jeff Cogan’s new film, Daniel Friederich, Luthier d’Art. The film profiles one of the world’s most renowned guitar builders. Daniel Friederich is considered by many to be the very best classical guitar luthier. His instruments are played by Pepe Romero, Scott Tennant, and many more world-class guitarists.

Leatherby Librarians Participate in the Faculty Research Expo

December 5, 2014 by | Events

Last month on Wednesday, November 12th, Doug Dechow, Jessica Bower and Lugene Rosen participated in the Faculty Research Expo on campus. Every department of Chapman University was represented at the event, faculty sharing their current projects to any inquiring students. Set up in the Bush Conference Center, Beckman 404, the trio set up their tables.

Leatherby Libraries Homecoming Weekend a Success!

October 23, 2014 by | Events

Reflecting on Chapman’s Homecoming Weekend 2014, the Leatherby Libraries would like to thank all who attended our wonderful events and the families that visited Chapman University! The Leatherby Libraries was well-represented this year with several compelling talks and entertaining celebrations. Friday Both of our Friday lectures were well-attended and very successful. Most

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