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Quartetto di Cremona visit to the Temianka Archives

November 7, 2018 by | Uncategorized

  On Sunday, November 4th, Chapman hosted the Quartetto di Cremona, a quartet of musicians from Italy. Since its formation in 2000, the quartet has grown to be one of the most exciting chamber ensembles on the international stage. Quartetto di Cremona is an ambassador for the international “Friends of Stradivari” project. Regularly, the quartet

A Month at the Leatherby Libraries

November 7, 2018 by | Uncategorized

Before I started working at the Leatherby Libraries as a student assistant, my concept of libraries was quite simple. I looked at libraries as institutes that circulate books, articles, journals, and any other form of educational documents. That was it. That’s all that I thought libraries did. I was exponentially mistaken. While at its core,

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

Literary PUB(lishing) CRAWL

April 4, 2017 by | Events

Hear about how five writers came to do what they do. These writers offer advice about developing a career as a writer, words that are often, in turns, encouraging, philosophical, and sensible. Tuesday, April 11, 2017 • 3:00 p.m. Bush Conference Center, Beckman 404 Writers: Michael Connelly is the author of twenty-nine novels and one