The Oxford English Dictionary is Back!

November 20, 2019 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to reinstate access to the Oxford English Dictionary after receiving many requests and a lot of feedback from passionate Chapman faculty and students. Unlike many other dictionaries, which only provide current definitions of words, the Oxford English Dictionary is an important tool for tracing the origin and history of words


Book Club Discussion Centers on Border Issues Community conversation part of year-long series

November 12, 2019 by | Events

As followers of the Leatherby Libraries blog are almost certainly aware, we’ve been eager sponsors, co-organizers and participants in the year-long campus-wide series La Frontera – The Border: An Interdisciplinary Examination. From art exhibits to book displays to the upcoming conference,that will be held on campus November 14-16, 2019, the Leatherby Libraries has enjoyed taking


New Materials for November

November 9, 2019 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: The New Materials display is located behind the Reference Desk and everything is available for check-out. Featured DVDs     Featured Books Humanities Hunger in War and Peace: Women and Children


Demystifying Academic Librarianship: Instruction Interview with Taylor Greene, Chair of Instructional Services

November 7, 2019 by | Demystifying Academic Librarianship

For many Chapman University students, the first interaction with a librarian from the Leatherby Libraries is in the classroom. One of the four key components of academic librarianship, which are being explored in this blog series, is instruction, which is carried out in a number of ways, including a day of library instruction for every


Please join us for the conference of La Frontera/The Border: An Interdisciplinary Examination Thursday, November 14 through Saturday, November 16

November 7, 2019 by | Events

Please join us for the conference of La Frontera/The Border: An Interdisciplinary Examination Thursday November 14 through Saturday November 16. This free and public Chapman University conference is the culmination of the series of events, art exhibits, and courses focused on La Frontera. During Fall 2019, Chapman University embarked on a campus-wide interrogation of border

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