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Color Printer Arrives at the Leatherby Libraries!

June 30, 2016 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is happy to announce that we now own a color printer which is accessible to students. Previously, students who needed to print in color had to leave the library and trek over to Argyros Forum. Now, in order to better meet the needs of students, the printer in the 1st floor Rotunda

Exhibit Celebrates the Color and Vivacity of Female Mariachis

June 28, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

On Sunday, May 29, 2016, the Chapman community not only praised the festivities of the Musco World Cafe, “The Heartbeat of Mexico,” it also symbolized the opening of a brand new exhibit in the Leatherby Libraries. Located on the first and second floors of the library,  ¡Viva el Mariachi Femenil!   is presented by the Mariachi Women’s Foundation and depicts the history

Staff Art Exhibition Sparks with Creativity

June 27, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

One of the functions of the Leatherby Libraries is being an active participant in the Chapman University community. Hosting events, encouraging global learning and discussion, as well as promoting talented locals. The Leatherby Libraries Hall of Art, located on the first floor, hosts up to five exhibitions a year. This summer, the exhibition space is home to the

Madame Ping Sun’s Charitable Donation and Future Legacy

June 20, 2016 by | Community

On May 21, 2016, Madame Ping Sun, a world-class Peking Opera artist and recipient of the Doctor of the Arts honorary degree from Chapman University, attended the graduation ceremony of the Wilkinson College at Wilson Fields. To express her deep appreciation for Chapman University’s acknowledge of her artistic contributions, she donated the first five

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

Did You Know You Could Study Here? Little-known study locations in the Leatherby Libraries

May 6, 2016 by | Resources

With finals fast approaching, study spaces around campus are in high demand. According to a recent Panther article, students are always on the hunt for quiet study spaces where they can work in peace. The Leatherby Libraries has around 800 chairs, and has plans to continue to add more. (Of course, during the finals period, those seats are open 24 hours a day!)

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

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