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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 | News

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

Library Student Employees Make a Difference

July 30, 2014 by | Community

Chapman University student assistants are very important members of the Leatherby Libraries staff. The tasks they perform are critical to the efficient and successful operation of the libraries. Whether at a service desk, on the phone, or performing other tasks or projects, student employees are very important and appreciated. Meet our talented library student assistants and

New Student Assistant’s Experience With Leatherby Libraries

April 4, 2014 by | Community

Before starting my position as a student assistant here at the Leatherby Libraries, I was obsessively and frequently searching the Chapman job portal for any on-campus jobs that had openings. I have had the good fortune to have a position so local to housing my freshman year, and I enjoy my work days as well!

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