Chapman University Digital Commons celebrated its first anniversary on August 13th, and the number of visitors and downloads it has received continue to climb as it enters its second year. In its first year of operation, the 8,500+ articles, chapters, images, and other files in Digital Commons received over 70,000 page views and over 25,000 downloads!
Welcome back, Panthers! And congratulations to all the new Chapman University students of the 2015-2016 school year. Incoming freshmen will find that the Leatherby Libraries has hundreds of different services and types of aid we offer to all our students. For those wanting to learn more about Chapman University’s prestigious library, we will be hosting
Calling all participants in the Community of Readers program! Community of Readers now has a presence Goodreads – a social media platform designed for readers and book recommendations. Goodreads can help you track what you’re reading, find books you’ll love, and share your book reviews with friends. If you’re new to Goodreads and are interested in learning
The end of the semester is fast approaching—and the Leatherby Libraries is springing into gear for finals week. We are continuing our tradition of being open 24-hours during the last two weeks of the semester. From Sunday, May 10, 2015 through Friday, May 22, 2015, library facilities will stay awake with students as you finish projects
Do you have an artistic side that you’d like to share with your fellow Chapman community members? You can apply to be in the Leatherby Libraries’ Third Staff Art Exhibition from June 1 to August 25, 2015. The application deadline is Friday, May 8th , so get those creative juices flowing! We welcome both
April is Campus Pride Month, and here at the Leatherby Libraries we are showing our pride! National Pride Month takes place in June, but since most colleges and universities are done for the school year by June, April was selected specifically for Campus Pride Month. The goal of Campus Pride Month is to show support
Last month, at noon on Friday, March 13, the harmonious sounds of nylon strings resounded through the Leatherby Libraries, signaling the re-launch of the Music at the Malloy concert series. The concert featured performances by seven talented guitar students of Professor Jeff Cogan, Director of Guitar Studies and Music Technology at the Hall-Musco
Whether you’re working on group projects or cramming together for a final exam, the Leatherby Libraries group study rooms can be an excellent resource. Starting in Spring 2015, they will be even more helpful. Chapman University users will login to the room booking system with their Chapman username and password instead of registering for room booking accounts.
Do you have an impressive comic collection? The complete works of a beloved author? Maybe a whole shelf of illustrated children’s books that you’ve been hanging onto for years? You might be a book collector without even knowing it. The Leatherby Libraries encourages you to take a look at your bookshelves and enter any collections
The Leatherby Libraries is proud to present its annual report, “Leatherby Libraries: A Year in Review 2013-2014.” This report tells the story of the Leatherby Libraries throughout the past academic year. Some highlights include: The launch of Chapman’s digital repository, the Digital Commons The official opening of the California’s Gold exhibit and the Huell Howser Archive A