Virtual Reality Takes Center Stage at Rinker Library Services

March 18, 2024 by | Events

On Friday, February 23, 2024, the Leatherby Libraries held its inaugural VR Showcase at the Rinker Campus to celebrate the launch of the newest resource addition to the Rinker Campus Library Services, 4 Meta Quest Pro Virtual Reality Headsets. Rinker faculty were invited to explore this cutting-edge technology firsthand, evaluating how the headsets could enhance, complement,


Thesis & Dissertation Submission Made Easy

March 11, 2024 by | Workshops

Are you in the process of writing your thesis or dissertation? The Leatherby Libraries is excited to announce the dates for our workshop, “Submitting Your Thesis or Dissertation to the Library,” and a process flowchart to help make completing the final step of the thesis or dissertation journey easier: submitting it to the library. Submitting


Librarian Interviews: Elaine Yeung

March 8, 2024 by | Meet the Librarians

The Leatherby Libraries’ Meet the Librarian interview series highlights our amazing librarians and the incredible work that they accomplish each day. These interviews inform the community about different areas in the Library and our services! Elaine Yeung, our new Sciences Librarian, was kind enough to answer some questions! What is your name and title? My


Everything You Need to Know About the NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy Update

March 1, 2024 by | Workshops

The Leatherby Libraries presents “The NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy at 1 Year,” an online workshop on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, from 1:00 – 1:45 p.m.  Hosted by the Library’s Data Services Librarian, Andrew Greenman, and the Office of Research & Graduate Education’s Senior Research Administrator, Megan Faulkner, this workshop will outline updates to the NIH


Connect to Knowledge: Two New Primary Source Collections on Decolonization and Forced Migration Following World War II

February 29, 2024 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries has added two new primary source collections from Gale to our collection of digital databases. Decolonization: Politics and Independence in Former Colonial and Commonwealth Territories includes primary source perspectives from over 70 previously colonized countries, including those colonized by the British, French, and Portuguese in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Australasia, and the Americas.


Connect to Knowledge: Exploring Race in Society Database

February 27, 2024 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to offer access to Exploring Race in Society Database from EBSCO. This database contains full-text articles about race-related issues from academic journals, primary source documents, government agency reports, speeches, and essays written and reviewed by writers in academia, journalism, medicine, and other disciplines. Topics include: Affirmative Action Black Lives Matter Movement


"First Gen: A Memoir"

February 22, 2024 by | Events

Calling all readers across campus! Faculty, staff, and students, are you interested in learning about and engaging with the perspectives of first-generation college students? Are you a first-generation student or graduate who would like to share your experiences with others? If so, you may be interested in a new campus-wide book club celebrating First-Gen Panthers


Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez '82 Room and Archives Come to Life!

February 21, 2024 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries recently dedicated our newest group study room, the Loretta Sanchez ’82 Multi-Media Preview Room. This room is dedicated to the Honorable (Hon.) Loretta Sanchez ’82, a Chapman alumna, trustee, and university donor who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1997 to 2017. In 2017, Sanchez gave the Leatherby Libraries her congressional papers

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