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Beyond the Visual Spectrum: A Photography Exhibit by Jeremiah McKibbins Exploring the Infrared Light Beyond our Eyes

April 12, 2024 by | Exhibits and Displays

As part of our Spring Exhibition Series, the Leatherby Libraries proudly welcomed Chapman alum Jeremiah McKibbins ’15 to showcase his remarkable photography exhibition, “Beyond the Visible Spectrum.” McKibbins curated a collection of infrared photographs of buildings around the Chapman University campus, providing a fresh and captivating new way to see the campus’ iconic locations. McKibbins’

Championing Voices Honoring Alumnae Authors During Women's History Month Display

April 2, 2024 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries proudly celebrates Women’s History Month by spotlighting the literary achievements of Chapman alumnae authors through our “Championing Voices” reference desk display. This curated collection encompasses a diverse array of genres, from scholarly works to children’s literature, showcasing the breadth of talent among our Chapman University alumnae. In collaboration with the Department of

Connect to Knowledge: A New Collection of Short eBooks from Lived Places Publishing Reap the Rewards with these Resources

March 29, 2024 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to offer access to the Lived Places Publishing collection of short ebooks.  Each title is around 150 pages long and explores the intersection of identity and place, focusing on topics such as gender, disability, LGBT+, queer, and ethnic studies, in addition to education and more. For more information, please contact Chair of

Saris and Stories Women's Fashion from India Come to Life through a Collaborative Library Display

March 26, 2024 by | Exhibits and Displays

This Women’s History Month, the Leatherby Libraries is excited to showcase a display celebrating the stunning beauty and history of Women’s Fashion from India. Indian fashion is known for its rich colors, intricate designs, and traditional garments like the sari. Through a mix of books from the Library’s collection and items on loan from Dr.

Autism Acceptance Panel Discussion – Promoting the Creation of an Inclusive Environment Supporting Autistic Persons As They Unlock Their Gifts, Talents, and Strengths

March 18, 2024 by | Exhibits and Displays

On February 28, 2024, the Leatherby Libraries hosted the opening reception of the Acceptance photo exhibition curated by Chapman University lecturer Bernie Dickson. The profoundly moving exhibit offers a glimpse into the Dickson family’s journey through social isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic, highlighting its impact on her two autistic sons. Deprived of their usual support network, the family

Connect to Knowledge: Two New Primary Source Collections on Decolonization and Forced Migration Following World War II Reap the Rewards with these Resources

February 29, 2024 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries has added two new primary source collections from Gale to our collection of digital databases. Decolonization: Politics and Independence in Former Colonial and Commonwealth Territories includes primary source perspectives from over 70 previously colonized countries, including those colonized by the British, French, and Portuguese in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Australasia, and the Americas.

Connect to Knowledge: Exploring Race in Society Database Reap the Rewards with these Resources

February 27, 2024 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to offer access to Exploring Race in Society Database from EBSCO. This database contains full-text articles about race-related issues from academic journals, primary source documents, government agency reports, speeches, and essays written and reviewed by writers in academia, journalism, medicine, and other disciplines. Topics include: Affirmative Action Black Lives Matter Movement

“First Gen: A Memoir” A Campus-Wide Book Club Initiative Celebrating First-Gen Panthers

February 22, 2024 by | Events

Calling all readers across campus! Faculty, staff, and students, are you interested in learning about and engaging with the perspectives of first-generation college students? Are you a first-generation student or graduate who would like to share your experiences with others? If so, you may be interested in a new campus-wide book club celebrating First-Gen Panthers

Celebrating Vietnamese Culture A Display Honoring the Rich Traditions and Timeless Heritage of Vietnam

February 16, 2024 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to present a new semester-long display celebrating Vietnamese culture and tradition. Vietnamese Lunar New Year, known as Tết (short for Tết Nguyên Đán) was February 10th, 2024. Tết is the most important celebration in Vietnamese culture, as it introduces the arrival of spring and encourages families to come together and

Autism Acceptance: A Photographic Exhibition Opening Reception and Panel Discussion Fostering a Conversation from Awareness to Acceptance

February 14, 2024 by | Exhibits and Displays

Join us on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, to celebrate the grand opening of the Acceptance photographic exhibit by Chapman University lecturer Bernie Dickson. This event will be in the Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room on the second floor of the Leatherby Libraries. Dickson curated Acceptance: A Step to Promote Awareness and Understanding of Autism after being inspired by her family’s

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