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Leatherby Libraries Reopening for Returning Students and Researchers

March 25, 2021 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is happy to welcome those of you who are returning to the Chapman University campus beginning Monday, March 29, 2021. The Leatherby Libraries will re-open to welcome students, faculty, and staff back to campus, but our policies and procedures are new. Please read below to learn how you can use the library

New E-Books Available for March

March 15, 2021 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries continues to purchase e-books to support Chapman’s ongoing commitment to enriching diversity and inclusion to cultivate a welcoming campus climate for all members of the Chapman community. One of our new titles, Prejudice, Stigma, Privilege, and Oppression, includes a chapter by Dr. Richard Redding, who is the Ronald D. Rotunda Distinguished Professor

Win Prizes for Your Research The Kevin and Tam Ross Undergraduate Research Prize Application Deadline April 30, 2021

March 1, 2021 by | News

Are you hard at work on your research project or spending long hours poring over your literature review? Here’s one way you could get recognized for your many hours of study – enter to win the annual Leatherby Libraries Undergraduate Research Prize. The Kevin and Tam Ross Undergraduate Research Prize recognizes excellent research and effective

Leatherby Libraries Wins Award for Diversity Initiative Sikh Initiatives at Chapman University bring critical acclaim

February 23, 2021 by | News

Earlier this month, the Council for Advancement & Support of Education (CASE) announced their District VII Circle of Excellence Awards, and the Leatherby Libraries is delighted to share that we are a silver medalist for our project, Sikh Initiatives at Chapman University. Development Coordinator and librarian Essraa Nawar submitted information about the project, one of

New E-Books Available for Februrary

February 8, 2021 by | News

Welcome to the spring semester! One of the new e-books available at the Leatherby Libraries includes the title Introduction to Positive Media Psychology. Chapman University Communication Studies professor Dr. Sophie Janicke-Bowles is co-author of this book, which “summarizes and synthesizes the key concepts, theories, and empirical findings on the positive emotional, cognitive, and behavioral effects

New Database: ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspapers

February 5, 2021 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is thrilled to offer ongoing access to the ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspapers database, to which we offered trial access in Fall 2020. With this acquisition, which represents a major campus-wide collaboration, we now have permanent access to the archives of ten historical black newspapers that provide first-hand accounts and coverage of

Chapman Authors Can Now Publish Open Access Research for Free in Cambridge University Press Journals

February 2, 2021 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to announce that Chapman University has joined a three-year read-and-publish agreement with Cambridge University Press. In addition to providing Chapman University access to over 300 additional Cambridge journals, this agreement allows Chapman-affiliated authors to publish their articles Open Access in many Cambridge journals at no cost to themselves. This agreement

Leatherby Libraries Interim Dean Dr. Kevin Ross and Collaborators Win Diversity and Inclusion Award

January 29, 2021 by | News

In September of 2020, the Chapman University Office of Research announced a new funding opportunity, the Innovation in Diversity and Inclusion Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity program, designed to support critical gaps in knowledge related to equity, diversity and inclusion or to benefit impacted communities. In mid-December, it was announced that, among a number of

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