A Month at the Leatherby Libraries

November 7, 2018 by | Uncategorized

Before I started working at the Leatherby Libraries as a student assistant, my concept of libraries was quite simple. I looked at libraries as institutes that circulate books, articles, journals, and any other form of educational documents. That was it. That’s all that I thought libraries did. I was exponentially mistaken. While at its core,


New Materials for November

November 7, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

While stopping by the library for research materials, be sure to check out some of the newest books we have added to the collection: Sure to be a good read, The hate u give is a young adult best seller, among the top 10 most challenged books of last year, and was recently released as


Duo Exhibition: Color Scape and River of Ashes An exhibition featuring photographs from Alumni Frederick Bourbon ‘12 and Dani Sanchez-Lopez ‘09

October 25, 2018 by | Exhibits and Displays

On the second floor of the Leatherby Libraries, on the walls of the Doy and Dee Henley Reading Room, a Duo Exhibition is displayed from October 1 through November 10th, 2018. The exhibition features photographs from two Lawrence and Kristina Dodge College of Film and Media Arts Alumni: Frederick Bourbon ‘12 and Dani Sanchez-Lopez ‘09. Color


Orange County Archives in Action A Showcase of Orange County’s Cultural Heritage

October 25, 2018 by | Events

This year, the Leatherby Libraries at Chapman University is hosting the Orange County Archives in Action where the Libraries, along with other institutions, will exhibit their collections, share stories, and answer questions about Orange County history. This countywide, daylong event will also include several presentations from community members dedicated to preserving and increasing awareness and access


Leatherby Libraries Participates in Chapman’s Annual Homecoming Weekend!

October 17, 2018 by | Events

The Leatherby Libraries has participated in Chapman University’s Annual Homecoming Celebration for the past decade. Reflecting on the weekend, the Leatherby Libraries would like to thank everyone that visited Chapman University and all who attended our many events. The Leatherby Libraries was well-represented this year with several compelling activities and entertaining celebrations. Take a look


Librarian Interviews: Annie Tang

October 13, 2018 by | Special Collections & Archives

At the Leatherby Libraries, we have an interview series highlighting the work our amazing librarians accomplish each day. These interviews help inform the community about all the different areas of the library and all the services we have! Annie Tang, our Coordinator of Special Collections & Archives, was kind enough to answer some questions for


New database alert: Ancestry Library Edition

September 12, 2018 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries have acquired a new subscription for all Chapman users: Ancestry Library Edition! Powered by Ancestry.com, the world’s most popular genealogy resource, Ancestry Library Edition provides access to billions of census, vital, church, court, military, and immigration records dating back to 1521, as well as family histories, photos, directories, maps and more. Records

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