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Leatherby Libraries Now Offering “Curbside” Pick-Up Limited service available for physical materials

September 2, 2020 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is excited to announce the beginning of a new limited “curbside” service during the Fall 2020 semester to provide current students, faculty, and staff with the ability to checkout circulating, physical items from the Leatherby Libraries. This service is only available to current students, faculty, and staff with permission from Chapman University

New E-Books Available at the Leatherby Libraries

August 31, 2020 by Reference Librarian | News

Welcome Panthers to the Fall semester! While the campus has had to adapt to operating remotely throughout this year, the Leatherby Libraries continues to purchase e-books for the collection to serve the Chapman University community during this period of online learning. In support of Chapman’s ongoing advocacy of the Black Lives Matter movement and racial

Archives of Chapman University Opening Convocation and Homecoming Added to Digital Commons

August 27, 2020 by | News

Earlier this week, we shared how happy the Leatherby Libraries is to be participating in Chapman University’s Orientation Fall 2020, even though Orientation looks very different this year. One key change to this year’s Orientation is that the Welcome Ceremony, this year’s version of the Opening Convocation, will be livestreamed this Saturday evening, August 29th,

FFC Library Information Literacy Instruction Now Better than Ever! Leatherby Libraries revamps curriculum for teaching through Canvas

August 25, 2020 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is excited to announce that a team of librarians has updated the materials used by librarians to teach information literacy in Chapman University’s First-Year Focus Courses (FFCs). These changes have been made with a focus on the fact that now, more than ever, students face a world of easy access to endless amounts

Leatherby Libraries Participates in Orientation in New Ways

August 24, 2020 by | News

Like so many other things this year, Fall Orientation 2020 at Chapman University looks very different from previous years. In other years, the Leatherby Libraries has participated in Orientation through leading students on group tours of the library, tabling at student resource fairs, and taking part in orientation panels. This year, as orientation becomes remote,

Information Overload: Seeking Truth and Authority in the Information Landscape New First-Year Focus Course offered by Leatherby Libraries librarian

July 23, 2020 by | News

Each first-year student at Chapman University completes their First-Year Focus Course during their first year on campus. Offered in a large range of topics, these courses are meant to introduce new students into university workload and practice “critical engagement, exploration and communication related to complex issues rather than on mastering a body of material.” The Leatherby Libraries is proud

The Quarantine Diaries: A Chapman University Archiving Project

July 14, 2020 by | News

Who tells your story?* You. Inspired by university archives across the country, the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives of the Leatherby Libraries invites contributions to The Quarantine Diaries: A Chapman University Archiving Project. The project aims to capture the experiences of the university community during the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders and the unrest our nation has faced during these

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