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Buddhist Display Celebrates Wallace All Faiths Chapel Event

November 12, 2014 by | Exhibits and Displays

This past Monday, the Wallace All Faiths Chapel hosted a lecture by the Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi. Director of The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he also serves as the Buddhist Chaplain at MIT. The event was titled “Transforming the Inner and the Outer: Conversations on Sustainable

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Leatherby Libraries Homecoming Weekend a Success!

October 23, 2014 by | Events

Reflecting on Chapman’s Homecoming Weekend 2014, the Leatherby Libraries would like to thank all who attended our wonderful events and the families that visited Chapman University! The Leatherby Libraries was well-represented this year with several compelling talks and entertaining celebrations. Friday Both of our Friday lectures were well-attended and very successful. Most

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Open Access Week and the Digital Commons

October 23, 2014 by | Resources

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

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Halloween Has Arrived At The Leatherby Libraries!

October 16, 2014 by | Exhibits and Displays

Though Southern California is just now getting the weather memo, the time of year has returned where both sugar-high trick-or-treaters and pumpkin spice lattes run wild along sidewalks. Which of course means its Halloween time! The Leatherby Libraries is celebrating the holiday with a new display created by our very own Kerry Ortloff, Brandman Library

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Explore Texts and Treasures at the Leatherby Libraries this Homecoming Weekend

September 30, 2014 by | Exhibits and Displays

This year’s Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration promises to be an action-packed weekend, full of activities that help connect the entire Chapman community—and the Leatherby Libraries are no exception to that rule. The library is hosting several educational and entertaining events this year. Whatever your place in the Chapman Family—students, alumni, friends or community members—we encourage you

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Celebrate 10 Years of Scholarship at the Leatherby Libraries

August 25, 2014 by | Events

At the beginning of the 2004-2005 academic year, the Leatherby Libraries opened its doors for the first time. Ten years and 8 million visitors later, the library has established itself as a center for academic and cultural life on campus. To celebrate this anniversary, the library has planned an exciting series of events. “Collaboration” is

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Library Student Employees Make a Difference

July 30, 2014 by | Community

Chapman University student assistants are very important members of the Leatherby Libraries staff. The tasks they perform are critical to the efficient and successful operation of the libraries. Whether at a service desk, on the phone, or performing other tasks or projects, student employees are very important and appreciated. Meet our talented library student assistants and