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New Staff Book: The Craft of Librarian Instruction

April 1, 2016 by | News

Two of our very own librarians here at the Leatherby Libraries have published a new instructional book for library instruction, incorporating acting techniques and presentational skills. The Craft of Librarian Instruction: Using Acting Techniques to Create Your Teaching Presence  by Julie Artman, Jeff Sundquist, and Douglas R. Dechow. We are so proud of Julie

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Chapman University Digital Commons celebrates 100,000 downloads! Digital Commons shares the scholarship of the Chapman community with the world

March 29, 2016 by | Resources

Chapman University Digital Commons is continuing to soar to new heights, and the month of March has been momentous. Increased Usage and Content In March, we uploaded our 10,000th file to Chapman University Digital Commons. Perhaps more excitingly, works from Digital Commons have now been downloaded over 100,000 times by users from over 190 countries!

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Magic, Witchcraft, and Prophecies . . . Antiquarian-Style New Exhibit in the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library

March 10, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

400 Years of Mysticism: Selections from the Merle Bobzien Collection is one of the newest displays housed in the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library in Leatherby Libraries. This collection of sixteenth through nineteenth century books explores the topics of magic, sorcery, prophecies, witchcraft, apparitions, spirits, astrology, and physiognomy. Curated by Merle Bobzien, a private Southern California

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Leatherby Libraries Celebrates Birthday of Dr. Seuss

March 2, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

Today would be the 112th birthday of American writer and illustrator of Theod or Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. During his lifetime he became widely known for his classic children’s books, and now his birthday is the day of the the national campaign, Read Across America Day. In celebration, the Leatherby Libraries has

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Librarian Interviews: Lauren Menges

March 2, 2016 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. Lauren Menges, one of our archivists, was kind

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Librarian Interviews: Stephanie George

February 24, 2016 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. Stephanie George, our Special Collections & Archives librarian,

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