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?

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


Digital Commons April Update: Altmetrics and Music Programs

April 28, 2016 by | Resources

Things are going very well for Chapman University Digital Commons. Here we will highlight a few new features and collections from April 2016. New feature: Altmetric Badges This month, Altmetric badges were added for to our journal article series. What are altmetrics?  As the name suggests, they are alternative metrics to traditional citation counts, meant


Librarian Interviews: Linda Galloway

April 28, 2016 by | Meet the Librarians

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. Linda Galloway, our new health science librarian, was kind enough to

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