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Homecoming 2020 and the Leatherby Libraries

September 16, 2020 by | Events

Like so much else this year, Chapman University Homecoming 2020 will look very different from its previous iterations. Instead of a short weekend of in-person activities, there’s an entire week of virtual activities planned, from October 5th through October 10th, meaning that Homecoming is coming home to each of you. Likewise, the Leatherby Libraries will

Streaming Video Services from the Leatherby Libraries

September 9, 2020 by | News

Along with our new Curbside Pick-Up and Document Delivery services, the Leatherby Libraries is proud to continue to offer service to streaming video resources like Kanopy and Swank Digital Campus to support instruction and research at Chapman University. Through Kanopy, Chapman students, faculty, and staff have access to films and documentaries from the Criterion Collection,

New Document Delivery Service from the Leatherby Libraries Service will mail materials to Chapman students and faculty far from campus

September 8, 2020 by | News

Along with the new “curbside” pick-up service, the Leatherby Libraries is proud to announce that we are now also offering a limited Document Delivery Service during the Fall 2020 semester to provide current Chapman University and Brandman University students and faculty residing outside of a 25-mile radius from campus with the ability to check out

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,

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

New Research Guide for the Center for American War Letters Archive

July 13, 2020 by | Resources

If you’re a seasoned user of the Leatherby Libraries, you’re probably quite familiar with our Research & Study Guides. Compiled by our wonderful subject liaison librarians, they contain links to searches, virtual resources, and lots of great advice on how to perform the best research in a given field. We also offer Research Guides to

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