Growing up on the East Coast, I had never heard of Huell Howser. It wasn’t until I began school at Chapman that I became familiar with his extensive amount of work. I remember the first day I arrived and I was walking around the library with my first-year roommate and our families. He had grown
The Leatherby Libraries’ Coordinator of Scholarly Communications & Electronic Resources, Kristin Laughtin-Dunker, recently co-hosted a webinar titled “Defining Plan S and Transformative Agreements” with DeDe Leshy, the Senior Medical Library for Electronic Resources at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. The webinar was hosted by the Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC) Scholarly Communication Committee, of which both
Chapman students, faculty, and staff can check out more than just books at the Leatherby Libraries! They have access to checkout: – Calculators: – Graphing – TI 84 Plus – Financial – HP 10bII & HP 10bII+ – Scientific – TI-30Xa & TI 30X IIS – Cassette Players – CD/DVD External Drive – ASUS LITE
The court case of Mendez v. Westminster was a federal case that several bold Orange County parents fought against the segregated schooling system in Orange County that forced Mexican Americans to attend “Mexican Schools.” This 1947 case predates the historic case of Brown v. Board of Education, which eradicated racial segregation in public schools. Five
There’s a new exhibit up in the Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room on the second floor of the Leatherby Libraries, and it’s full of faces – faces of influential women from the 18th century to today, that is! Artist Allison Adams’ exhibit, titled “Groundbreaking Girls,” honors women in a wide range of careers and
Why do people go to war? Why do countries sacrifice their men and women? Why are countries never held responsible for the many civilian lives that are lost? These are questions that I wonder about, especially with the recent talk of a potential “World War III.” When I think of war, I don’t think of
In 2000, Chapman University Professor James P. Blaylock, author and winner of the Nebula & World Fantasy Awards, and his long-time writing colleague Tim Powers founded the Creative Writing Conservatory at Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA). This exhibit, which is part of the 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Creative Writing Conservatory, features artwork
‘Tis the season of love…at the Leatherby Libraries! In honor of Valentine’s Day this year, the Leatherby Libraries has fun decorations and goodies for Chapman students! The reference desk is adorned with rose petals and items you can checkout!
We’ve all been children before. We’ve all had toys that we loved when we were little. I know I did and I still have many of my favorite toys in storage in my childhood bedroom. What if you never stopped loving toys? What if collecting toys became a passion of yours well into your adulthood?
The new display in the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections & Archives is called “Can You Judge a Book by Its Cover?: Examples of the Bookbinder’s Art.” This display contains a wide variety of bindings that showcases the craftsmanship and beauty that is inherent in wrapping a book to protect it. Examples include