Win Prizes for Your Research

March 1, 2021 by | News

Are you hard at work on your research project or spending long hours poring over your literature review? 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


Leatherby Libraries Wins Award for Diversity Initiative

February 23, 2021 by | News

Earlier this month, the Council for Advancement & Support of Education (CASE) announced their District VII Circle of Excellence Awards, and the Leatherby Libraries is delighted to share that we are a silver medalist for our project, Sikh Initiatives at Chapman University. Development Coordinator and librarian Essraa Nawar submitted information about the project, one of


My Librarian's Favorite Resource(s): Psychology

February 18, 2021 by | Resources

Our journey through the “My Librarian’s Favorite Resource(s)” blog series continues this week with David Carson, who serves as our Brandman University Distance Education Librarian and subject liaison librarian for Psychology. In addition to his librarian duties, David is a member of the LGBTQIA+ Staff & Faculty Forum at Chapman University. David wrote to us


A Parent's Guide to the Leatherby Libraries

February 15, 2021 by | Resources

Parent Spring Summit 2021 will be held virtually, giving all of the colleges and departments at Chapman University the chance to show parents all of the remarkable remote resources that are available for their students. Here at the Leatherby Libraries, we’re especially excited to offer Chapman University parents some special insight into how they can


My Librarian's Favorite Resource(s): History

February 11, 2021 by | Resources

In the first episode of our new blog series, “My Librarian’s Favorite Resource(s),” we’re chatting with Rand Boyd, who in addition to being the Special Collections Librarian, also serves as the subject liaison librarian for History and Holocaust Studies. Rand shares with us his favorite resources for helping students studying History: “I have had the


New E-Books Available for Februrary

February 8, 2021 by | News

Welcome to the spring semester! One of the new e-books available at the Leatherby Libraries includes the title Introduction to Positive Media Psychology. Chapman University Communication Studies professor Dr. Sophie Janicke-Bowles is co-author of this book, which “summarizes and synthesizes the key concepts, theories, and empirical findings on the positive emotional, cognitive, and behavioral effects


New Database: ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspapers

February 5, 2021 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is thrilled to offer ongoing access to the ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspapers database, to which we offered trial access in Fall 2020. With this acquisition, which represents a major campus-wide collaboration, we now have permanent access to the archives of ten historical black newspapers that provide first-hand accounts and coverage of


My Librarian's Favorite Resource(s)

February 4, 2021 by | Resources

Welcome to the Spring 2021 semester, Panthers! The Leatherby Libraries is here to help you get the most out of your time at Chapman University, and we have a wide array of resources to help you do just that! In fact, we’ve got so many resources that this semester we’ll be running a blog series


Chapman Authors Can Now Publish Open Access Research for Free in Cambridge University Press Journals

February 2, 2021 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to announce that Chapman University has joined a three-year read-and-publish agreement with Cambridge University Press. In addition to providing Chapman University access to over 300 additional Cambridge journals, this agreement allows Chapman-affiliated authors to publish their articles Open Access in many Cambridge journals at no cost to themselves. This agreement

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