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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.

“Exploring the Magic of the Leatherby Libraries” Blog Series Wins Gold Award

June 14, 2021 by | News

Fans of the Leatherby Libraries will be well-acquainted with (now-graduated) student employee Jimmy Elinski’s (’21) excellent series, “Exploring the Magic of the Leatherby Libraries.” Jimmy’s series was well-liked both on and off the Chapman University campus, and we are delighted to announce that the series is the recent recipient of a Gold level award from

Celebrating LGBTQIA+ Pride Month at the Leatherby Libraries A virtual book display

June 3, 2021 by | Exhibits and Displays

In honor of National Pride Month, this June the Leatherby Libraries is happy to present a virtual display of titles that honor and provide understanding and education about the LGBTQIA+ community,* especially here at Chapman University. In previous years, the Leatherby Libraries has celebrated Pride Month with in-person book displays, as in 2015 and 2016. To celebrate this year,

Congratulations to the 2021 Winners of the Kevin and Tam Ross Undergraduate Research Prize Chapman University students continue to impress with their research and writing skills

May 21, 2021 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Kevin and Tam Ross Undergraduate Research Prize. This year was a groundbreaking one for the contest: we received a total of nineteen applications, more than in most previous years; additionally, we opened up the prize to groups, as group research is of increasing

New E-Books Available for May

May 18, 2021 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is highlighting new e-books added to the collection, including titles that are published by Chapman faculty. Professor Nam Lee of the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts published the book The films of Bong Joon Ho. Professor Luke Nichter of the Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is the

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