3585

New Materials for August

August 6, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Trying to figure out something to do during these hot summer days? Stay in and enjoy the air conditioning while watching a classic (cartoon): Looney tunes platinum collection. Breeze through some light reading with one of our newly added graphic novels, Batman or Iron Fist. Anyone with an appreciation for art or Disney should check

3609

Elbow Grease and Pixie Dust: Memories of Disneyland Maintenance New Publication by Special Collections Librarian Rand Boyd

August 6, 2018 by | Meet the Librarians

Have you ever gone to Disneyland and found yourself wondering “How is everything here always so perfect?” Even the smallest details, from the precisely cut hedges to the expertly crafted ride decorations, are monumentally effective in fostering the sense of magical nostalgia that defines the Disney experience. In his book, Elbow Grease and Pixie Dust,

3586

CARL-DIAL Meeting Library professionals meet to discuss diversity

August 6, 2018 by | Exhibits and Displays

Last Thursday, the Leatherby Libraries welcomed members of CARL-DIAL to discuss diversity issues and explore some of the library’s exhibits and displays. CARL (California Academic & Research Libraries) is an organization founded in 1929 to provide professional growth opportunities and support a growing network of academic or research libraries in California. In the early 1980s,

3572

New Materials for July

July 3, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Happy 4th of July! Have a few extra days off? Why not catch up on some reading or check out a new DVD? Before telling ghost stories in front of a bonfire, see how the subject is tackled in film, photography and literature by reading Espectros : ghostly hauntings in contemporary transhispanic narratives. Curious about

3534

Summer Materials for June

June 11, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Summer is here! Take a look at some of the summer-themed books and media we have at Leatherby Libraries. Find out where the best beaches in Orange County are by checking out Sun, sand & surf : the ultimate guide to Orange County beaches. On your way to the beach (or class) listen to the

3482

New Materials for May

May 11, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Finals week is almost here! Time to check-out those last minute resources or celebrate the end of the semester with a relaxing read or fun DVD. In the mood for a classic 60’s horror film? Watch Night of the Living Dead. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and the Heartbeat of Mexico series by reading the bilingual folktale The

3466

Annual Literary Pub(lishing) Crawl Engages Students Across Campus Offering panels on translating, publishing, and landing a job

May 4, 2018 by | Events

This year’s Literary Pub(lishing) Crawl included three panels covering topics on translating, writing, publishing, and building a career, and was wrapped up by a very special keynote address by Chapman University Presidential Scholar, Rebecca Skloot. Translate Confidently: Writing Across Cultures Panelists: Allan MacVicar, Alison Williams*, Nachoem M. Wijnberg Work Courageously: Landing a Job, Building a