Are you a student who spends hours on end studying in the library? Are you a pro at checking out study rooms and know everything about the library? Apart from requesting books and being a spot to check out reserved items, the circulation desk at the Leatherby Libraries has special items on reserve for community
The director of Chapman University’s Center for American War Letters, Andrew Carroll, was recently featured on “Where We Live,” a radio show from the Connecticut public radio station WNPR. Carroll’s interview was part of a larger segment focusing on letter writing in general, the history of letters and the practice of letter writing in contemporary culture.
Chapman University Digital Commons celebrated its first anniversary on August 13th, and the number of visitors and downloads it has received continue to climb as it enters its second year. In its first year of operation, the 8,500+ articles, chapters, images, and other files in Digital Commons received over 70,000 page views and over 25,000 downloads!
Calling all participants in the Community of Readers program! Community of Readers now has a presence Goodreads – a social media platform designed for readers and book recommendations. Goodreads can help you track what you’re reading, find books you’ll love, and share your book reviews with friends. If you’re new to Goodreads and are interested in learning
Whether you’re working on group projects or cramming together for a final exam, the Leatherby Libraries group study rooms can be an excellent resource. Starting in Spring 2015, they will be even more helpful. Chapman University users will login to the room booking system with their Chapman username and password instead of registering for room booking accounts.
The Leatherby Libraries is proud to present its annual report, “Leatherby Libraries: A Year in Review 2013-2014.” This report tells the story of the Leatherby Libraries throughout the past academic year. Some highlights include: The launch of Chapman’s digital repository, the Digital Commons The official opening of the California’s Gold exhibit and the Huell Howser Archive A
Last week, around 150 new students participated in the Leatherby Libraries’ second annual scavenger hunt – The Amazing Panther Race. This activity, part of new student orientation for the spring semester, provided a creative way to explore the library and learn about its resources. Clues were hidden on each floor of the building. Students visited
As Chapman University Digital Commons nears its six-month anniversary, we’ve got a new way to celebrate its over 5,000 faculty papers, student posters, and Special Collections images and files: with the new readership map! At the bottom of the Digital Commons homepage, there’s now a live map of the Earth that tracks and displays what
Are you having trouble staying awake to finish your final papers? Are you tired of jockeying with your roommate for the best study space at home? Or do you just need a minute to relax and take a break during these last few weeks of the term? If any of these finals week problems sound familiar,
October 20th marked the start of the eighth annual Open Access Week, a time when librarians and academics come together to promote and celebrate the idea of free access to information. It’s a chance to learn about Open Access’ potential to facilitate research across the globe, increase exposure to scholarship, and influence scholars’ ability to