Leatherby Libraries Staff Summit a Success!

June 16, 2016 by | Events

Reflecting on Staff Summit Week 2016 , the Leatherby Libraries would like to thank all staff who attended our successful events! The Leatherby Libraries was well-represented this year with several compelling talks and entertaining celebrations. Congrats to Brett Fisher, Chair of the Library Systems & Technology Division Librarian, who took third place in the Wellness


Read books & win prizes with Leatherby Libraries’ “Community of Readers” Faculty, staff, students and alumni earn prizes for each book read

May 31, 2016 by | Events

Planning to do any beach reading this summer? Think you’ll use the downtime to catch up on classic novels – or even graphic novels? Join the Community of Readers and earn prizes as you read! The Leatherby Libraries has hosted Community of Readers for ten years now. The program is open to anyone with a Leatherby Libraries


Digital Commons May Update

May 26, 2016 by | News

Congrats to all on the conclusion of the 2015-2016 school year!  Chapman University Digital Commons has had an amazing year as well, and here are some of the latest developments for our repository.   Exponentially increased downloads Chapman University Digital Commons’ impact has greatly expanded in 2015-2016, with four times as many downloads in this


New Library Display Highlights Faculty Publications

May 17, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries has built a new display near the first floor reference section highlighting the publications of Chapman University faculty. The new Faculty Publications display case and shelves feature all genres and topics including film, history, fiction and business. It was officially dedicated following the Faculty Honors Convocation on May 13, 2016. This display was originally the


Leatherby Libraries Recognizes Outstanding Students

May 13, 2016 by | News

This past Wednesday on May 4th, the Leatherb y Libraries hosted their annual Student Awards Ceremony, held in the Center for American War Letters Archives. Among its programming, the event featured the winners of the Kevin and Tam Ross Leatherby Libraries Undergraduate Research Prize, John and Margaret Class Student Book Collection Contest, as well as


Did You Know You Could Study Here? Little-known study locations in the Leatherby Libraries

May 6, 2016 by | Resources

With finals fast approaching, study spaces around campus are in high demand. According to a recent Panther article, students are always on the hunt for quiet study spaces where they can work in peace. The Leatherby Libraries has around 800 chairs, and has plans to continue to add more. (Of course, during the finals period, those seats are open 24 hours a day!)


New Display Highlighting Money Smart Week

May 3, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

In coordination with Money Smart Week , Jessica Bower, Leatherby Libraries’ Coordinator of Interlibrary Loan, has created a display behind the first floor reference desk. “Created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002, Money Smart Week® is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances.” Within the display

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