A Library Display Celebrating Interstices 2018 Literature, television, and films on emotion and artificial intelligence

January 26, 2018 by | Exhibits and Displays

Are you ready for Interstices 2018? The library is! This year’s panel event presented by Wilkinson College, Beyond Human: Emotion and AI, will take place on Tuesday, February 13 at 7 p.m. and will explore how we are coming to terms with AI, the possibilities of this technology, how humans are being changed by the presence


New Materials for January

January 6, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Happy 2018! Welcome in the new year with a new read or DVD. Watch a foreign film en francais (English subtitles included) or find out what Harry Potter has been up to since his days at Hogwarts. Into theater but don’t have time to commit to a full-length play? Chose one (or more) from 105


Reading Revamp Exhibition at the Leatherby Libraries By Chapman University Graphic Design Students

December 19, 2017 by | Exhibits and Displays

We’re often told that we “cannot judge a book by its cover”, but that’s not always true. Especially not when it comes to the elaborate book jackets created by Professor Rachelle W. Chuang’s graphic design students. These students participated in a rigorous process to research, redesign, and physically produce two conceptually different book jackets for


Interstices 2018 Book Club Hosted by the Leatherby Libraries The Positronic Man by Isaac Asimov and Robert Silverberg

December 12, 2017 by | Events

In collaboration with Wilkinson College’s Interdisciplinary Series, Interstices 2018: Beyond Human, the Leatherby Libraries invites you to participate in a book club on The Positronic Man by Isaac Asimov and Robert Silverberg. Join us as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of this novel by discussing the work of these seminal science fiction writers to examine


New Materials for December

December 11, 2017 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Looking for that last resource to complete your research paper? Or want to take a break from studying and enjoy a movie? Check out the New Materials display for this month! You can read the science fiction novel Ready Player One before it hits theaters or read a short story or poem about your current


Student Research Day 2017 The Leatherby Libraries participates in another successful research fair!

December 8, 2017 by | Events

Chapman University’s Student Research Day (CUSRD) is a semiannual event celebrating the scope and depth of scholarly research and creative activity conducted by Chapman undergraduate and graduate students. This semester’s research fair, held in Sandhu Conference Center on Wednesday, December 6th, featured a wide range of research subjects, from art and music to biological science and


Enter to Win the 2018 Kevin and Tam Ross Undergraduate Research Prize Cash prizes awarded to students who make good use of library resources in their research

December 6, 2017 by | News

Are you hard at work on your thesis or spending long hours in the lab? Here’s one way you could get recognized for your many hours of study – enter to win the annual Leatherby Libraries Undergraduate Research Prize. The Kevin and Tam Ross Undergraduate Research Prize recognizes excellent research and effective use of library resources


New Materials at the Leatherby Libraries!

November 27, 2017 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Did you know that the Leatherby Libraries acquires hundreds of new books each month? Our subject librarians are diligently working to maintain a collection that reflects the diverse needs of our students and faculty. Some of these new acquisitions are now featured on display behind the reference desk. Come see what new findings the library