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Miniature Book Society Traveling Exhibit

November 2, 2015 by | Exhibits and Displays

Promoting the history and fascination of miniature books, the Miniature Book Society has “created a traveling exhibit showcasing modern masterpieces as well as historic examples.” Miniature books are exactly what you think. It is a bounded book that the dimensions of either three or four inches. Every year the society adds new treasures, as well

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Spooky Halloween Display Haunts Again!

October 30, 2015 by | Exhibits and Displays

Though Orange still doesn’t understand the concept of fall weather, this weekend is Halloween. That means your favorite campus library has set up our annual Halloween display. Celebrating the holiday, our very own Kerry Ortloff, Brandman Library Assistant, created a decorative shelf behind our reference desk—PSL tested and zombie approved! Featuring spooky pumpkins and spider decorations, the

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New Library Display Supports Local Solar Decathlon Team

October 28, 2015 by | Exhibits and Displays

Leatherby Libraries staff, Jessica Bower, Laurie Cussalli, and McKenna Koepke, created a great display case promoting Orange County’s Team in this year’s Solar Decathlon Competition. This year’s house, Casa Del Sol, is “an innovative, zero-net-energy house that draws inspiration from the California state flower: the golden poppy.” The competition took place October 8-18, 2015 at

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Librarian Interviews: Rand Boyd

October 26, 2015 by | Special Collections & Archives

Last summer I conducted a series of interviews with all the student workers around the Leatherby Libraries. These interviews helped inform the community about all the different areas of the library and all the services we have! Now, we’re doing the same with all our hard-working librarians. Rand Boyd, ourCoordinator of Special Collections and Archives,

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“Daniel Malikyar Visuals” Reception Honors Student Artist

October 12, 2015 by | Exhibits and Displays

When: Monday, October 19, at 5:30 p.m. Where: Leatherby Libraries Hall of Art (first floor, southwest corner, just past the Interlibrary Loan window) Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Laurie Cussalli (714-532-7742 or gates@chapman.edu) The Leatherby Libraries Hall of Art regularly welcomes featuring exhibits from the Chapman community – faculty, staff, and

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Leatherby Libraries Homecoming Weekend a Success!

October 9, 2015 by | Events

Reflecting on Chapman’s Homecoming Weekend 2015, the Leatherby Libraries would like to thank all who attended our wonderful events and the families that visited Chapman University! The Leatherby Libraries was well-represented this year with several compelling talks and entertaining celebrations. Friday If you were unable to attend the library’s Friday lectures, we

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Librarian Interviews: Jessica Bower

September 28, 2015 by | Meet the Librarians

Last summer I conducted a series of interviews with all the student workers around the Leatherby Libraries. These interviews helped inform the community about all the different areas of the library and all the services we have! Now, we’re doing the same with all our hard-working librarians. Jessica Bower, our Coordinator of Interlibrary Loan, was

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Homecoming at the Leatherby Libraries – Enjoy & Explore

September 22, 2015 by | Events

This year’s Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration promises to be just as action-packed of a weekend as last year. There is an entire calendar of activities hoping to connect the entire Chapman community—and the Leatherby Libraries are no exception. As always, the library is hosting a variety of interesting and entertaining events this year. We encourage

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Digital Commons soars into its second year

September 21, 2015 by | News

Chapman University Digital Commons celebrated its first anniversary on August 13th, and the number of visitors and downloads it has received continue to climb as it enters its second year.  In its first year of operation, the 8,500+ articles, chapters, images, and other files in Digital Commons received over 70,000 page views and over 25,000 downloads!

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Librarian Interviews: Taylor Greene

September 15, 2015 by | Meet the Librarians

Last summer I conducted a series of interviews with all the student workers around the Leatherby Libraries. These interviews helped inform the community about all the different areas of the library and all the services we have! Now, we’re doing the same with all our hard-working librarians. Taylor Greene, our Performing Arts Librarian, was kindly