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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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Learn How Paper has Shaped History with Nicholas Basbanes

February 25, 2015 by | Events

The Leatherby Libraries , in conjunction with the Zamorano Club and the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, presents a lecture by acclaimed writer Nicholas A. Basbanes, on  Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 1 p.m. in the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives (Leatherby Libraries, fourth floor) . Nicholas A. Basbanes is

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Leatherby Libraries presents its 2013-2014 Annual Report

February 12, 2015 by | News

The Leatherby Libraries is proud to present its annual report, “Leatherby Libraries: A Year in Review 2013-2014.” This report tells the story of the Leatherby Libraries throughout the past academic year. Some highlights include: The launch of Chapman’s digital repository, the Digital Commons The official opening of the California’s Gold exhibit and the Huell Howser Archive A

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An Illuminating Look at Legumes

February 12, 2015 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries and Schmid College of Science and Technology present ”An Illuminating Look at Legumes,” an exhibit of botanical art by the Botanical Artists Guild of Southern California. The exhibit begins on February 19, 2015, and will continue throughout the month of March. For the past several years, botanical artists from around Southern California

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