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New EBSCO Mobile App Makes It Easier to Do Research from Anywhere

September 15, 2021 by | News

EBSCO has launched an upgraded version of its mobile app, making it easier than ever to access research and scholarship from the library’s Start Your Search platform or our individual EBSCO databases. The app allows users to read and listen to articles from EBSCO databases, quickly conduct searches and save articles for later reference, pull

New Database on Human Rights and Justice Issues

September 13, 2021 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to announce that we now have access to a new, free database from HeinOnline that focus on human rights and justice issues: Open Society Justice Initiative. The Open Society Justice Initiative database provides access to briefing papers, publications, reports, handbooks, legal and policy submissions, and fact sheets by the Justice

Leatherby Libraries Moving to an Extended Hybrid Reference Desk

August 24, 2021 by | News

A new hybrid Reference Desk service model has been implemented and is currently in place at the Leatherby Libraries.  Our reference services will be offered partially in-person at the Reference Desk and partially remotely. Beginning this Fall semester, we will continue with our hybrid reference schedule with set hours for in-person assistance and set hours

Check out the New Start Your Search Interface!

August 19, 2021 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries has switched to the new and upgraded interface of EBSCO Discovery Service, the technology that powers the Start Your Search tool that students, faculty, and staff can use to cross-search many of the library’s 300+ databases and journal packages to access full-text electronic content. On the library’s homepage, the Start Your Search

New E-books Available for Summer Reading

July 20, 2021 by | News

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

Swank Updates for July 2021

July 1, 2021 by | News

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.

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,

My Librarian’s Favorite Resource(s): Film & Media Arts and Art

May 27, 2021 by | Resources

With Spring semester wrapped up and the 2020-2021 academic year in the books, it’s also time to finish our My Librarian’s Favorite Resource(s) series, and there’s no-one better to finish it with than Annie Tang, Coordinator of Special Collections & Archives and subject liaison librarian for Film & Media Arts and Art. Annie writes, “There

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