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Streaming Video Subscriptions – Kanopy

February 20, 2019 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries has licensed several databases that provide streaming video, including Kanopy. Kanopy employs a demand-driven model whereby we normally grant access to the entire catalog of films, but only pay for high-usage content. This high-usage content, once acquired, makes these films available for one year. Because of Kanopy’s popularity, our current funding model

New Study Carrels in the Rinker Campus Study Commons

February 14, 2019 by | News

When people think of the Leatherby Libraries, they typically think only of the building on the Orange campus. But did you know that Leatherby Libraries services extend to the Rinker campus as well? Over at Rinker, Health Sciences Librarian Ivan Portillo provides services for students in the Communication Sciences, PA Studies, Physical Therapy, and Pharmaceutical

New Materials for February

February 5, 2019 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Happy February! Celebrate Valentine’s Day by expanding your knowledge of some of the different types of love: It was once illegal to marry someone of a different race. Learn about the couple who took their case to the Supreme Court and succeeded in ending all state laws which banned interracial marriage in The case for Loving.

Library Open During Interterm Welcome to 2019, Panthers!

January 7, 2019 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to welcome all members of the Chapman community back for the interterm course session. Hopefully, this winter break has rejuvenated and re-energized everyone. Getting back to the swing of things, the library is open and ready to help you with all your studying needs. During interterm, we will be running

New Materials for January

January 3, 2019 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Happy New Year! Whether you are on break or taking an Interterm class, stop by the library to see what’s new. January is National Hobby Month. Learn a new skill by picking up Progressive drumming essentials. Interested in comics? Read up on some little known creators with Your brain on Latino comics. Always wanted to

New Materials for December

December 4, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Finals week is upon us! Grab some last minute guides to help get you through the end of the semester. A student’s guide to history will help you in more than just history class with sections on how to work with all types of sources and how to avoid plagiarism. Need some background on music

New Materials for November

November 7, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

While stopping by the library for research materials, be sure to check out some of the newest books we have added to the collection: Sure to be a good read, The hate u give is a young adult best seller, among the top 10 most challenged books of last year, and was recently released as

New database alert: Ancestry Library Edition

September 12, 2018 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries have acquired a new subscription for all Chapman users: Ancestry Library Edition! Powered by Ancestry.com, the world’s most popular genealogy resource, Ancestry Library Edition provides access to billions of census, vital, church, court, military, and immigration records dating back to 1521, as well as family histories, photos, directories, maps and more. Records

New Materials for September

September 4, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Welcome back! The new school year is underway. Why not do some exploring in the library and see all that it has to offer? Theatre majors may be interested in The book of Will, a play about two actors determined to compile (and preserve) Shakespeare’s works. Both Humanities and Art majors will want to take

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