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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

Leatherby Libraries Moving Full STEM Ahead in New Librarian Search Come join the Leatherby Libraries team!

July 8, 2021 by | News

Chapman University’s Leatherby Libraries are seeking applicants for a newly created STEM Librarian position. Position Summary: The STEM Librarian will provide leadership and guidance within the Leatherby Libraries and in partnership with faculty and other library subject specialists to integrate information resources, research methodologies, software tools, and data services in the STEM disciplines within the

Swank Updates for July 2021

July 1, 2021 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries’ subscription to Swank Digital Campus provides us access to the platform’s top 1,000 most-requested videos from the prior year from studios such as Warner Bros., Paramount, NBC Universal, Columbia Pictures, Lionsgate, MGM, Miramax, and more. As new films are added to Swank Digital Campus, this top 1,000 list changes slightly over time.

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