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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

New Access to Royal Society of Chemistry Journals

September 24, 2021 by | Resources

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

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 | Resources

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

Leatherby Libraries Included in Choice Case Study and Webinar Dean Kevin Ross and Development Librarian Essraa Nawar discuss best practices during COVID-19

September 3, 2021 by | News

Earlier this summer, the Leatherby Libraries was honored to be included in both a Choice case study and its companion webinar on “The Socially-Distanced Academic Library: A Case Study Series of Best Practices During COVID-19.” One of only five academic libraries across North America, and the only one on the West Coast, to be included

New E-Books Available for September

August 31, 2021 by Reference Librarian | News

Welcome back Panthers! The Leatherby Libraries added new e-book titles in the subjects of film and history. In Women in the Weimar Republic, explore the changes in the lives of German women and their new experiences in employment, education and political life in the early twentieth century. ReFocus. The films of Amy Heckerling is the

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