Along with Chapman University, the Leatherby Libraries stands united with all those fighting against social injustice, particularly in the wake of the recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. We know that many of our students, faculty, staff, and community members are currently looking for ways to learn more about issues of
Guest post by Health Sciences Librarian Ivan Portillo. At the end of May, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) officially replaced the old PubMed interface with a newly re-designed version. PubMed is the popular abstract database that contains more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. What
This summer is already looking very different from the summers of other years. Whether you’re missing a great vacation adventure that’s been cancelled due to the pandemic, or missing participating in the Leatherby Libraries Community of Readers, diving into some summer reading can be a great way to go on an adventure of the mind,
The Leatherby Libraries has updated its Interlibrary Loan program to a single sign-on system. ILL accounts will be tied to current Chapman or Brandman user credentials, and patrons will no longer need a separate login to access ILL. Previous ILL history will be saved, and the only change will be the username and password for
It is with great sadness that we share the news about the passing of Slater Barron, also known as the Lint Lady. She is one of the most often mentioned personalities that Huell Howser fans talk about when discussing their favorite episodes. Below is the media release from her family and friends. Long Beach artist
Ordinarily at this time in the semester, we’d be opening up the Leatherby Libraries for 24-hour services for students studying for finals, and there would be tables with cookies on each floor. Because we’re all still studying and working from home right now, we’ve found a different way to show how much the Leatherby Libraries
The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to announce that Chapman University Digital Commons has just achieved its latest milestone: one million downloads! What is Chapman University Digital Commons? Launched in Fall 2014, Chapman University Digital Commons is Chapman University’s institutional repository. In simpler terms, it is an open access platform for the scholarship, publications, archives, and
Guest post by Oskar Schindler Archive archivist Tiana Taliep. The Leatherby Libraries and Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library are pleased to announce that it has recently become an access site for the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale University. The Archive, begun in 1979 as the Holocaust Survivors Film Project, was
To fulfill the need for streaming access to documentaries and feature films from major studios, the Leatherby Libraries has acquired a subscription to a new database, Swank Digital Campus. Swank Digital Campus includes films from over 30 major studios, including Walt Disney, Warner Bros., Paramount, NBC Universal, Columbia Pictures, Lions Gate, MGM, Miramax, and more.
Charlene Baldwin, Dean of the Leatherby Libraries, shares a message for all Chapman University students, faculty, and staff. While many things are temporarily different, there are some things about the Leatherby Libraries that always stay the same, like our dedication to assisting and enhancing the research of the Chapman University community.