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New database alert: Ancestry Library Edition

September 12, 2018 by | Uncategorized

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

Community of Readers by the Numbers CoR Boasts Best Year Yet

August 31, 2018 by | Events

Chapman’s summer reading program, Community of Readers (CoR), is eleven years strong and just reached a milestone of 1,550 titles reviewed since its initial program kickoff in 2007. Back then, 18 eager participants from across campus dove into 90 book titles, including some from President Emeritus Doti’s summer reading list. This year’s CoR program reached record heights. Concluding in August, CoR 2018

Half a Million Downloads for Digital Commons! Chapman University's growing institutional repository

April 23, 2018 by Kristin Laughtin-Dunker | News

Continuing its trend of exponential growth, Chapman University Digital Commons has reached its biggest milestone to date, surpassing 500,000 cumulative downloads! Launched in August 2014, the Digital Commons is home to over 18,000 pieces of faculty and student scholarship, archives, and other creative materials developed by the Chapman community. This repository provides authors with a

Expanding Imagination: The Art of Pop-up and Movable Books Latest Exhibition at the Leatherby Libraries!

April 2, 2018 by | Uncategorized

Expanding Imagination: The Art of Pop-up and Movable Books A selection of pop-up and movable books from the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives curated by Rand Boyd and Briana Bohn. This exhibition highlights pieces by Robert Sabuda and Vojtěch Kubašta, and includes an early piece by Lothar Meggendorfer! Exhibition Dates: April

New Electronic Resources! UpToDate and AccessMedicine

November 20, 2017 by | News

Thanks to the generous support of the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences and the School of Pharmacy, the Leatherby Libraries can now offer students, faculty, and staff in the health sciences access to one new database and upgraded access to an existing and valuable resource. UpToDate is a clinical support tool that synthesizes

Librarian Interviews: Lauren Dubell

November 9, 2017 by | Uncategorized

At the Leatherby Libraries, we have an interview series highlighting the work our amazing librarians accomplish each day. These interviews help inform the community about all the different areas of the library and all the services we have! Lauren Dubell, our coordinator of Brandman University Library Services, was kind enough to answer a few questions