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FINALS WEEK extended library hours begin Sunday, May 10

May 11, 2015 by | News

The end of the semester is fast approaching—and the Leatherby Libraries is springing into gear for finals week. We are continuing our tradition of being open 24-hours during the last two weeks of the semester. From Sunday, May 10, 2015 through Friday, May 22, 2015, library facilities will stay awake with students as you finish projects

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Campus Pride Month at the Leatherby Libraries

April 15, 2015 by | Exhibits and Displays

April is Campus Pride Month, and here at the Leatherby Libraries we are showing our pride! National Pride Month takes place in June, but since most colleges and universities are done for the school year by June, April was selected specifically for Campus Pride Month. The goal of Campus Pride Month is to show support

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What’s that Sound? Music at the Malloy!

April 8, 2015 by | Events

Last month, at noon on Friday, March 13, the harmonious sounds of nylon strings resounded through the Leatherby Libraries, signaling the re-launch of the Music at the Malloy concert series. The concert featured performances by seven talented guitar students of Professor Jeff Cogan, Director of Guitar Studies and Music Technology at the Hall-Musco

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Take a Closer Look at Miniature Books

March 30, 2015 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries’ newest display, recently installed on the first floor, highlights a little-known niche of literature and art: miniature books. The display consists of books from the personal collections of Christine Cross and Margaret Class. The latter is the creator of annual John and Margaret Class Student Book Collection Contest; it’s clear that her

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Readers Rejoice! 9th Annual Library Book Sale Begins Soon

March 25, 2015 by | Events

You already know to come to the Leatherby Libraries to borrow books…but for two days each year, the library not only lends books, but sells them too! The Leatherby Libraries Book Sale returns for its ninth year, on April 9 and 10, 2015, in the rotunda on the library’s first floor. No matter what you like

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Author Nick Basbanes Talks Paper at the Leatherby Libraries

March 23, 2015 by | Events

The Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives was pleased to welcome author and self-proclaimed “bibliophiliac” Nicholas Basbanes for a lecture and book signing on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Dr. Myron D. Yeager gave an enthusiastic introduction of the Zamorano Club, of which Basbanes in a member. The Zamorano Club is Southern California’s

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Upgrades Make it Easier to Book a Library Study Room

March 17, 2015 by | News

Whether you’re working on group projects or cramming together for a final exam, the Leatherby Libraries group study rooms can be an excellent resource. Starting in Spring 2015, they will be even more helpful. Chapman University users will login to the room booking system with their Chapman username and password instead of registering for room booking accounts.

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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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