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Display in Honor of Vernon Adams, Free Font Designer

November 29, 2018 by | Exhibits and Displays

Chapman’s graphic design students designed posters using fonts from Vernon Adams and are creating their own fonts inspired by his work. Allison Adams also came to speak about her late husband’s legacy and memory. This font, Oswald, is featured in more than 5,300,000 websites and 51 free Google Font Families are available. Vernon’s philosophy was

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OC Archives Bazaar: A Success

November 26, 2018 by | Events

In early November, Chapman University’s Leatherby Libraries Special Collections and Archives division helped organize the first Orange County Archives Bazaar. The event was comprised of over 30 history organizations in the county including libraries, historical societies, and institutions coming together to share their collections. The Archives Bazaar was hosted by the Bowers Museum in Santa

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New databases and journals!

November 14, 2018 by | Uncategorized

The Leatherby Libraries have expanded their holdings in the health and physical sciences through two new resources: AccessEmergencyMedicine and the American Physical Society journals. AccessEmergencyMedicine AccessEmergencyMedicine is a comprehensive online resource that provides quick diagnosis and treatment answers for complaints ranging from neurologic emergencies to poisonings to various kinds of traumas. It includes emergency medicine

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Quartetto di Cremona visit to the Temianka Archives

November 7, 2018 by | Uncategorized

  On Sunday, November 4th, Chapman hosted the Quartetto di Cremona, a quartet of musicians from Italy. Since its formation in 2000, the quartet has grown to be one of the most exciting chamber ensembles on the international stage. Quartetto di Cremona is an ambassador for the international “Friends of Stradivari” project. Regularly, the quartet

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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,

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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

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Duo Exhibition: Color Scape and River of Ashes

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

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Orange County Archives in Action

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

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War Display

October 23, 2018 by | Exhibits and Displays

This latest display that I had the pleasure of curating was the War display. When I first learned about this new assignment, I was very intrigued and excited as this display has roots within the Leatherby Libraries. The Leatherby Library is home to the Center of American War Letters. Andrew Carroll is the founder of

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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

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