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New Materials for July

July 3, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Happy 4th of July! Have a few extra days off? Why not catch up on some reading or check out a new DVD? Before telling ghost stories in front of a bonfire, see how the subject is tackled in film, photography and literature by reading Espectros : ghostly hauntings in contemporary transhispanic narratives. Curious about

Summer Materials for June

June 11, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Summer is here! Take a look at some of the summer-themed books and media we have at Leatherby Libraries. Find out where the best beaches in Orange County are by checking out Sun, sand & surf : the ultimate guide to Orange County beaches. On your way to the beach (or class) listen to the

New Materials for May

May 11, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Finals week is almost here! Time to check-out those last minute resources or celebrate the end of the semester with a relaxing read or fun DVD. In the mood for a classic 60’s horror film? Watch Night of the Living Dead. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and the Heartbeat of Mexico series by reading the bilingual folktale The

Half a Million Downloads for Digital Commons! Chapman University's growing institutional repository

April 23, 2018 by Kristin Laughtin-Dunker | News

Continuing its trend of exponential growth, Chapman University Digital Commons has reached its biggest milestone to date, surpassing 500,000 cumulative downloads! Launched in August 2014, the Digital Commons is home to over 18,000 pieces of faculty and student scholarship, archives, and other creative materials developed by the Chapman community. This repository provides authors with a

New Materials for April

April 1, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

April is National Poetry Month. Celebrate by checking out one of our many poetry books, such as Like a fat gold watch: meditations on Sylvia Plath and living or Martin rising: requiem for a King. Excited for baseball season AND interested in science? Try picking up The physics of baseball. Film students: would you like advice from a successful

New Materials for March

March 12, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Take advantage of the rainy season by staying in with a new book or media. Have you browsed through the new Theatre Scripts collection? Take a look at our newest acquisition: Off off Broadway festival plays. In the mood for the Beatles? The music library has a selection of CD’s to choose from. If you

New Database: Kanopy Access to 30,000+ films and documentaries!

March 12, 2018 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is excited to announce access to a new database, Kanopy. Film students and film enthusiasts alike will delight in knowing that, through this database, they now have access to over 30,000 films and documentaries from top producers such as Criterion Collection, Media Education Foundation, The Great Courses, New Day Films, PBS, and

New Materials for February

February 7, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Start off the spring semester right with some new books. Celebrate Chinese New Year by reading up on the Film history of Chinese minorities. Need some sheet music? Try Quartet in one movement.  Did you know that we have a selection of children’s books in the education library? Check out two of our newest acquisitions: