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The Intersection of Art and Feminism

March 13, 2015 by | Exhibits and Displays

Here on the Chapman campus, we are lucky enough to be surrounded by art in many forms. We have collections of art and memorabilia scattered throughout the library in addition to sculptures and statues and fountains throughout the campus. The Chapman University philosophy believes that art inspires us to be greater thinkers and students. The

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Enter to win the Book Collection Contest!

March 2, 2015 by | News

Do you have an impressive comic collection? The complete works of a beloved author? Maybe a whole shelf of illustrated children’s books that you’ve been hanging onto for years? You might be a book collector without even knowing it. The Leatherby Libraries encourages you to take a look at your bookshelves and enter any collections

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Learn How Paper has Shaped History with Nicholas Basbanes

February 25, 2015 by | Events

The Leatherby Libraries , in conjunction with the Zamorano Club and the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, presents a lecture by acclaimed writer Nicholas A. Basbanes, on  Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 1 p.m. in the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives (Leatherby Libraries, fourth floor) . Nicholas A. Basbanes is

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Leatherby Libraries presents its 2013-2014 Annual Report

February 12, 2015 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is proud to present its annual report, “Leatherby Libraries: A Year in Review 2013-2014.” This report tells the story of the Leatherby Libraries throughout the past academic year. Some highlights include: The launch of Chapman’s digital repository, the Digital Commons The official opening of the California’s Gold exhibit and the Huell Howser Archive A

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An Illuminating Look at Legumes

February 12, 2015 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries and Schmid College of Science and Technology present ”An Illuminating Look at Legumes,” an exhibit of botanical art by the Botanical Artists Guild of Southern California. The exhibit begins on February 19, 2015, and will continue throughout the month of March. For the past several years, botanical artists from around Southern California

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Scavenger Hunt Helps New Panthers Explore the Leatherby Libraries

February 12, 2015 by | Events

Last week, around 150 new students participated in the Leatherby Libraries’ second annual scavenger hunt – The Amazing Panther Race. This activity, part of new student orientation for the spring semester, provided a creative way to explore the library and learn about its resources. Clues were hidden on each floor of the building. Students visited

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Announcing the Leatherby Libraries Undergraduate Research Prize

February 5, 2015 by | News

Working on your senior thesis? Buried in research for a major paper? Consider using your research to enter the Leatherby Libraries’ annual competition: the Undergraduate Research Prize. The Kevin and Tam Ross Undergraduate Research Prize recognizes excellent research and effective use of library resources by Chapman University undergraduate students. Applicants are asked to write an essay