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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 | News

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

New Access to Royal Society of Chemistry Journals

September 24, 2021 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to announce that we now have access to the Core Chemistry package of journals from the Royal Society of Chemistry. Founded in 1841, the Royal Society of Chemistry is a learned society “concerned with advancing chemistry as a science, developing its applications, and disseminating chemical knowledge”. Its journals are highly

New EBSCO Mobile App Makes It Easier to Do Research from Anywhere

September 15, 2021 by | News

EBSCO has launched an upgraded version of its mobile app, making it easier than ever to access research and scholarship from the library’s Start Your Search platform or our individual EBSCO databases. The app allows users to read and listen to articles from EBSCO databases, quickly conduct searches and save articles for later reference, pull

Charlene Baldwin Library Star Award Given to Archivist Andy Harman

September 14, 2021 by | News

Twice a year, the Leatherby Libraries staff gather to mark the end of a semester, celebrate together, and recognize each other’s dedication and hard work. At each of these gatherings, one or more Leatherby Libraries employees are honored with a Star Award. As of this year, the Star Award has been re-named the Charlene Baldwin

New Database on Human Rights and Justice Issues

September 13, 2021 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to announce that we now have access to a new, free database from HeinOnline that focus on human rights and justice issues: Open Society Justice Initiative. The Open Society Justice Initiative database provides access to briefing papers, publications, reports, handbooks, legal and policy submissions, and fact sheets by the Justice

Founding Director of the “Center for American War Letters” Andrew Carroll Partners with the “9:57 Project” to Honor the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

September 10, 2021 by | News

This weekend marks twenty years since the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Although the date still stands out starkly to those who remember the attacks, it has become a part of history class for high school students who have been born since. The 9:57 Project, which began in 2014, aims to make that history

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