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LibGuides: an easy-to-use repository of librarian-created content

January 31, 2023 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries provides nearly 100 research guides (LibGuides) in over 50 disciplines. These LibGuides connect Chapman University students, faculty, and staff with resources that support their research and scholarly activities. Whether conducting research in a specific subject area, preparing citations, or answering questions about publishing, the librarians have created at least one guide that

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

Temianka Archival Scholars Program 2.0 Chapman students are encouraged to apply for this opportunity with the Leatherby Libraries!

September 19, 2022 by | News

What is the Temianka Archival Scholars Program? The Temianka Archival Scholars Program* is an academic, student-employment opportunity designed to introduce students to conducting research with manuscripts and archival material during their enrollment at Chapman University. Students will work within the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives and be supervised by the Chair

Dive into Data by Becoming the Data Services Librarian Come join the Leatherby Libraries team!

April 7, 2022 by | News

Chapman University’s Leatherby Libraries seeks applicants for our new Data Services Librarian! Position Summary: The primary responsibility of the Data Services Librarian is to liaise with the university research community to identify, implement, and promote novel, sustainable data services throughout all stages of the research data lifecycle. For more information about the position or to

Celebrating Chapman’s First University Archivist and Mellon Fellowship Recipient, Annie Tang

April 5, 2022 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is proud to announce that Annie Tang, Chair of Special Collections and Archives, is a recipient of The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for Diversity, Inclusion, and Culture Heritage. The Mellon Fellowship is “a six-year program that aims to advance multicultural collections through innovation and inclusive curatorial practice and leadership.” One of the

New Database: Ethnic Diversity Source

November 10, 2021 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to announce that we now have subscription access to the Ethnic Diversity Source database, which has been on trial since late September. Ethnic Diversity Source provides rich access to a variety of materials dating back to 1923 that cover the cultures, traditions, social treatment, and lived experiences of different ethnic

The Library at Chapman University: A Historical Look A virtual exhibit from the Leatherby Libraries

October 5, 2021 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries is proud to announce the launch of its latest virtual exhibit, “The Library at Chapman University: A Historical Look.” This virtual exhibit is part of the yearlong celebration in 2021 of Chapman University’s 160th anniversary, and chronicles the story of the library at Chapman over the years, beginning with the Stauffer Memorial

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