White Boards Introduced to Library's First Floor

April 26, 2016 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries have introduced two new moveable whiteboards into the study spaces on the first floor, located on the 1 st floor between the Reference Desk and Serials. They are available for use on a first come, first served basis – there is no need to ask the Circulation or Reference desks for permission


Display Honoring Shakespeare's 400th Anniversary

April 23, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

Today marks the 400th year since the death of English playwright William Shakespeare. In honor of this anniversary, the Leatherby Libraries presents two new display cases in the first floor lobby highlighting his historic career as well as some fun novelties, curated by our Performing Arts Librarian, Taylor Greene. All of these books were found in the


Librarian Interviews: Cotton Coslett

April 21, 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. Cotton Coslett, one of our new reference librarians, was kind enough


New Library Display in Honor of Earth Day

April 19, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

This April will mark the 46th anniversary of Earth Day. Founded in 1970, Earth Day recognizes April 22nd  as a day to support the environment and recognize ways humans can heal the world they live in. This particular Earth Day is also important because it marks the day the Paris Agreement is open for signatures.


Celebrating Pride Month at the Leatherby Libraries

April 4, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

The Leatherby Libraries are celebrating Campus Pride Month through a new display case in the lobby! Highlighting novels that cover the LGBTQ community and decorated with flags for the different communities, the new display honors the community at Chapman. This year’s case includes a rainbow pride flag, as well as several other less well-known flags. these


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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