Understanding Disabilities: A Summer Long Book Display

June 15, 2022 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries is hosting a summer-long display honoring inclusion in disabilities. Featuring over 50 books, you can find everything from information on disability rights to personal stories and thought-provoking biographies. We hope this display raises awareness and provides a greater understanding and insight. The complete bibliography for the display can be viewed on Chapman


Join the Leatherby Libraries 2022 Community of Readers Program

May 31, 2022 by | Community

The Leatherby Libraries is excited to announce that a long-beloved tradition is returning in person and virtually this summer! The 14th annual Community of Readers (CoR) starts June 6, 2022, and ends August 25, 2022. Not only will this program help you complete your reading challenge on Goodreads, but you can also earn book-themed prizes!


Short Stories on the Go!

May 19, 2022 by | News

You might have noticed new equipment in the lobby of the library! Please welcome the library’s Short Story Dispenser! At the closing ceremony of The American Short Story Conference, the Leatherby Libraries dedicated the new Short Story Dispenser produced by Short Edition. Our Short Story Dispenser is a stand-alone kiosk delivering fiction to the Chapman


Connect to Knowledge: Drama Online: National Theatre Library Collections 1 and 2

May 13, 2022 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is now offering access to Drama Online: National Theatre Library Collections 1 and 2.* This database contains videos and images of contemporary plays from National Theatre Live Broadcasts. The first collection includes 30 filmed performances, including A Streetcar Named Desire with Gillian Anderson, Frankenstein with Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, multiple


Connect to Knowledge: AccessMedicine Case Files Collection

May 11, 2022 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to expand its AccessMedicine subscription to include access to Case Files Collection. This new collection includes over 1,150 real-life cases to assist students during coursework, clinical rotations, or preparation for the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE). The cases have three main categories: Basic Science Cases, Clinical Medicine Cases, and


Connect to Knowledge: MIT Press Direct

April 28, 2022 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to offer access to MIT Press Direct eBooks. MIT Press Direct is a new, collective action open access business model for scholarly books. According to MIT Press, ” Direct to Open harnesses collective action to support open access to excellent scholarship.” This new program gives the Chapman University community access


Connect to Knowledge: Research Methods Primary Sources

April 26, 2022 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to offer access to Research Methods Primary Sources. This new resource introduces the fundamental approaches to working with primary source materials and historical evidence. This database is designed to support humanities and social sciences students. It also includes nearly 200 essays, videos, “how-to” guides, and case studies by subject specialists


Connect to Knowledge: JoVE

April 21, 2022 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to now offer access to a new subscription, JoVE. JoVE is a collection of over 13,000 science videos illustrating key concepts, research techniques, and experiments in biology, chemistry, engineering, environmental sciences, psychology, medicine, and more. As a video library, it is dedicated to teaching the practice and theory of scientific

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