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Community of Readers by the Numbers CoR Boasts Best Year Yet

August 31, 2018 by | Events

Chapman’s summer reading program, Community of Readers (CoR), is eleven years strong and just reached a milestone of 1,550 titles reviewed since its initial program kickoff in 2007. Back then, 18 eager participants from across campus dove into 90 book titles, including some from President Emeritus Doti’s summer reading list. This year’s CoR program reached record heights. Concluding in August, CoR 2018

New features in Cabell’s New tool can help authors identify potentially problematic publishers

August 20, 2018 by | News

For many years, Cabell’s Directory of Publishing Opportunities has been one of the top tools for researchers to identify journals and publishers to showcase their work. Its Whitelist provides a wealth of information on each journal, allowing potential authors to evaluate the journal’s acceptance rates, peer-review process, length of review, time to publication, impact, and

Annual Literary Pub(lishing) Crawl Engages Students Across Campus Offering panels on translating, publishing, and landing a job

May 4, 2018 by | Events

This year’s Literary Pub(lishing) Crawl included three panels covering topics on translating, writing, publishing, and building a career, and was wrapped up by a very special keynote address by Chapman University Presidential Scholar, Rebecca Skloot. Translate Confidently: Writing Across Cultures Panelists: Allan MacVicar, Alison Williams*, Nachoem M. Wijnberg Work Courageously: Landing a Job, Building a

Half a Million Downloads for Digital Commons! Chapman University's growing institutional repository

April 23, 2018 by Kristin Laughtin-Dunker | News

Continuing its trend of exponential growth, Chapman University Digital Commons has reached its biggest milestone to date, surpassing 500,000 cumulative downloads! Launched in August 2014, the Digital Commons is home to over 18,000 pieces of faculty and student scholarship, archives, and other creative materials developed by the Chapman community. This repository provides authors with a

New Database: Kanopy Access to 30,000+ films and documentaries!

March 12, 2018 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is excited to announce access to a new database, Kanopy. Film students and film enthusiasts alike will delight in knowing that, through this database, they now have access to over 30,000 films and documentaries from top producers such as Criterion Collection, Media Education Foundation, The Great Courses, New Day Films, PBS, and