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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

Leatherby Libraries Moving to an Extended Hybrid Reference Desk

August 24, 2021 by | Resources

A new hybrid Reference Desk service model has been implemented and is currently in place at the Leatherby Libraries.  Our reference services will be offered partially in-person at the Reference Desk and partially remotely. Beginning this Fall semester, we will continue with our hybrid reference schedule with set hours for in-person assistance and set hours

Check out the New Start Your Search Interface!

August 19, 2021 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries has switched to the new and upgraded interface of EBSCO Discovery Service, the technology that powers the Start Your Search tool that students, faculty, and staff can use to cross-search many of the library’s 300+ databases and journal packages to access full-text electronic content. On the library’s homepage, the Start Your Search

Temianka Archival Scholars Program Chapman University students encouraged to apply for this excellent opportunity with the Leatherby Libraries!

July 27, 2021 by | News

What is the Temianka Archival Scholars Program? The Temianka Archival Scholars Program* is an academic, student-employment opportunity designed to introduce students to conducting research with manuscripts and archival material during their enrollment at Chapman University. Students will work within the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, and be supervised by the Coordinator

New E-books Available for Summer Reading

July 20, 2021 by | Resources

It’s hard to believe it, but the 2021 Virtual Community of Readers is halfway over! Cheryl Baltes from the School of Education won a devilishly hard-looking puzzle featuring famous first lines of literature at our first meeting on July 1st, and the winner of the raffle at our July 29th meeting will take home a

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