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New Database: Optics InfoBase Premium

January 13, 2021 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to offer access to a new database of use to the science and engineering students and faculty on the Chapman University campus: Optics InfoBase Premium from the Optical Society of America (OSA). As with our recent subscription to the IEEE Electronic Library, the acquisition of Optics InfoBase Premium was a

New E-Books Available for January

January 11, 2021 by | Resources

Happy New Year! Whether you are taking a break from school or beginning the Interterm, take a look at the new e-books that are available at the Leatherby Libraries. Being Heumann : an unrepentant memoir of a disability rights activist How we fight for our lives : a memoir Lot : stories On Earth we’re

Winter Break Watching and Reading List Watch, read, and be cozy!

December 18, 2020 by | Resources

Back in June, the Leatherby Libraries published a Chapman-Themed Summer Reading List, comprised of books written by Chapman alumni, faculty, staff, and trustees. The post, which gave suggestions on things to read to fill up a summer that looked very different from summers past, was extremely popular, so now that Winter Break is just around

New and Updated ProQuest Databases Make Research Easier for Social Science Students

December 7, 2020 by | News

Several new databases have been added to the Leatherby Libraries’ ongoing subscription to the ProQuest Social Science Premium Collection. These new databases are excellent resources for students and faculty doing research in the fields of government, political science, linguistics, and more. Read on for details about each: Policy File Index is a resource for U.S.

Art Song Transpositions Database Added to Leatherby Libraries Offerings

November 16, 2020 by | News

As of October 2020, the Leatherby Libraries, in partnership with the College of Performing Arts, is happy to offer Chapman and Brandman University students and faculty access to the Art Song Transpositions Database. The database offers professionally crafted scores of art songs and arias as well as vocal repertoire from operas, choral works, and musical

New Business E-Books Available for November

November 13, 2020 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries recently added a wide range of business e-books as part of the library collection. Some of the topics include starting a small business, project management, leadership skills, social media engagement, marketing strategies, and more. For more information about our business resources, contact the business librarian, Essraa Nawar, at nawar@chapman.edu. Our newly acquired

New and Upgraded Database: IEEE Electronic Library

November 9, 2020 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to announce that, in collaboration with the Dale E. and Sarah Ann Fowler School of Engineering, we have upgraded our existing subscriptions to materials from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) to a larger, more comprehensive database: the IEEE Electronic Library. This new database replaces, supplements, and expands

Leatherby Libraries Re-Opens for Returning Students Learn about our new policies and procedures for using the library safely

October 19, 2020 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is happy to welcome those students who are returning to the Chapman University campus beginning Monday, October 19, 2020. The Leatherby Libraries has re-opened to welcome students back to campus, but our policies and procedures are new. Please read below to learn how you can use the library safely. Prior to entering

New MyLibrary! App Available for Leatherby Libraries Users

October 14, 2020 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries now has the MyLibrary! application which is available on all iOS or Android mobile devices. Some of the key features of the application include: Display your digital library barcode in place of your University ID. Renew items. Search for items on the Leatherby Libraries catalog and check for up-to-date availability. Place a

Leatherby Libraries TRAAP Method Helps Students Find Reliable Information

October 12, 2020 by | Resources

In a world over-saturated with easily accessible information, information literacy, as defined by Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) as “The set of integrated abilities encompassing the reflective discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued, and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities

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