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Music Comes to Life at the Malloy Performance Portico Library hosts guitar recital for students and faculty

May 25, 2023 by | Events

Twice a year, Professor Daniel De Arakal’s guitar students perform at the Malloy Performance Portico in the Leatherby Libraries. This musical tradition started back in 2015 and gives students the opportunity to practice their music performance skills for a live audience. The Chair of Research and Instructional Services and Performing Arts Librarian, Taylor Greene, helps

The Black Book Nook Fostering education and community engagement with Black history, thought, literature, and culture

December 15, 2022 by | Exhibits and Displays

On Friday, November 4, 2022, the Leatherby Libraries and Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion celebrated the launch of the Black Book Nook on the first floor of the library. The Black Book Nook Collection fosters education and community engagement with Black history, thought, literature, and culture. The Black Book Nook currently has over 250

Leatherby Libraries hosts a Research Data Management Online Workshop An ACRL Virtual Off-RoadShow sponsored by the Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC)

October 3, 2022 by | News

Research data management has emerged as a need among academic researchers, and liaison librarians are building skills in response. This fall, the Leatherby Libraries will be hosting a workshop – funded through the SCELC Project Initiatives Fund (SPIF)- from the ACRL’s Virtual Roadshow series, “Building Your Research Data Management Toolkit: Integrating RDM into Your Liaison

Leatherby Libraries Librarians Lead Series of Open Educational Resources Workshops

October 19, 2021 by | Events

Beginning Friday, October 22nd, at 3:00 p.m., Leatherby Libraries librarians Doug Dechow and Kristin Laughtin-Dunker will be leading a series of five webinar workshops on Open Educational Resources (OER). This series, aimed at Chapman University faculty, will explore the pedagogical possibilities and cost-saving potential of OER, a topic that Doug and Kristin have presented on

New E-books Available for Summer Reading

July 20, 2021 by | Resources

It’s hard to believe it, but the 2021 Virtual Community of Readers is halfway over! Cheryl Baltes from the School of Education won a devilishly hard-looking puzzle featuring famous first lines of literature at our first meeting on July 1st, and the winner of the raffle at our July 29th meeting will take home a

Archives, Rockets, and Leadership Lessons: Leatherby Libraries’ First Virtual Event Researching a Disaster Through the Making of "Challenger: The Final Flight"

April 27, 2021 by | News

On Wednesday, April 7th, the Leatherby Libraries held its first virtual event, “Researching a Disaster Through the Making of Challenger: The Final Flight.” Two of the producers (an archival producer and a post-production producer) of the recent Netflix documentary series, along with a Mission Operations Engineer from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Chapman University Leadership Professor

Researching a Disaster Through the Making of Challenger: The Final Flight Mark your calendar for the Leatherby Libraries' first virtual event on April 7th

March 9, 2021 by | Events

Join librarians Doug Dechow, Ph.D., and Annie Tang, MLIS, as they moderate a discussion with a panel of researchers about the legacy of the 1986 space shuttle Challenger disaster and the behind-the-scenes research process involved in the production of the Netflix documentary series Challenger: The Final Flight. Researchers from the film project will share their

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