Librarian Interviews: Margaret Puentes

July 24, 2017 by | Meet the Librarians

The blog series “Librarian Interviews”  has helped inform the community about all the different areas and services of the library. It has also shone a spotlight on our amazing and hard-working team of librarians. This month the Leatherby Libraries has a new addition to our cast! Margaret Puentes, our new Part-Time Reference Librarian, was kind enough


Looking back at Staff Summit Week 2017

July 10, 2017 by | Events

The Leatherby Libraries was well-represented at this year’s Staff Summit Week! Take a look below at our involvement in the University’s 6th Annual Staff Summit Week: Workshop: Leatherby Libraries “Treasures” Tour Date: Tuesday, June 27 and Thursday, June 29 Dean Charlene Baldwin led a tour through the Leatherby Libraries, highlighting the treasures of the library.


Recently Installed: USB Cable Ports

July 5, 2017 by | News

Introducing our latest library resource and courtesy service, USB cable ports and USB cables for checkout! The first floor “power bar” as well as the desks around the library have been freshly installed with USB ports inside our pop-up outlets. Here, you can plug in your device and recharge after a long day of classes


Summertime at the Leatherby Libraries

June 29, 2017 by | Exhibits and Displays

Looking for a fun summer activity here in Orange? Look no further! Visit the Leatherby Libraries at Chapman University! Spend your time on campus exploring our many exhibits and displays. Ranging from our Tiki in Orange County exhibit to our display of Chapman University staff artwork in the Leatherby Libraries’ Hall of Art, there is


Leatherby Libraries Continues Partnership with Town & Gown

June 20, 2017 by | Events

On June 15, the Leatherby Libraries hosted its yearly champagne reception to celebrate the Town & Gown Endowment for Arts, Humanities, and Social Science This year’s selection of books from prestigious university presses and well established academic publishers support Chapman University disciplines for student scholarly and creative research, including: Art/Communication Studies/Dance/Film/History/Literature/Peace Studies/Sociology/and Women’s Studies. This


A Two Cents' Worth P.A.L. Exhibit

June 5, 2017 by | Exhibits and Displays

From April 10th through May 21st, the Leatherby Libraries exhibited the graphic design work of Francisco Lugo ’17, in an series titled: A Two Cents’ Worth P.A.L. Located on the 1st floor in the Hallway of Art, the featured student exhibit proved some well needed cheer to students finishing projects, exams and final assignments of the semester.


Digital Commons May 2017 Updates

May 5, 2017 by | Resources

Digital Commons links in PubMed Chapman University Digital Commons is now participating in PubMed’s LinkOut service! Through this service, PubMed will link to free, full-text articles in Chapman University Digital Commons, either through an icon in the top right “Full text links” section: or through the expandable “LinkOut – more resources” menu at the bottom


Cookies and 24-hour Service are BACK at the Leatherby Libraries

April 27, 2017 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries will be open 24 hours each day during the last two weeks of the semester: Open from Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 8am and will not close until Friday, May 19, 2017 at 10pm. During the late night hours, the following services will be available: circulation services, bookable study rooms, and print/copy


Questions? We Have Answers!

April 26, 2017 by | Resources

Do you have a question about: Finding something in the library or through a database? Locating sources for your research paper? Citations? Reserves for your class? Study spaces and room booking? Other library services? If you’ve ever asked yourself one of these questions, we have the answer for you… The Reference Desk!   Located on

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