Librarian Interviews: Stephanie George

February 24, 2016 by | Special Collections & Archives

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. Stephanie George, our Special Collections & Archives librarian,


Love at the Leatherby Libraries - Valentine's Day Display

February 12, 2016 by | Exhibits and Displays

The library has been bitten by the love bug, creating a brand new Valentine’s Day-themed display case for the Chapman community. Located on the first floor of the Leatherby Libraries, the cabinet showcases the film library’s romantic movies along with a selection of books from our collections.  Decorated with hearts, garland and sweets, the case


Welcome Back Panthers

January 6, 2016 by | Community

The Leatherby Libraries welcomes back all members of the Chapman University community during the interterm course session.  Hopefully everyone is refreshed after the winter break! Many of the buildings, restaurants and facilities have adjusted hours for the month of January. Like these, the library will also be changing its normal operating schedule. Interterm 2016 Library and


Preserving History Through Letters: CAWL on NPR

December 17, 2015 by | Resources

The director of Chapman University’s Center for American War Letters, Andrew Carroll, was recently featured on “Where We Live,” a radio show from the Connecticut public radio station WNPR. Carroll’s interview was part of a larger segment focusing on letter writing in general, the history of letters and the practice of letter writing in contemporary culture.


The Last King Exhibit

December 16, 2015 by | Exhibits and Displays

In partnership with the Sikhlens Arts & Film Festival , the Leatherby Libraries is currently hosting a new exhibition highlighting the culture and research of Mr. Bobby Bansal. The Sikhlens exhibit brings to life the extraordinary international melting pot known as the court of Maharajah Ranjit Singh (1780-1839). British, French, Spanish, Russian, Italian, even American expatriates


Please Visit—and Stay: California Promotional Literature

December 8, 2015 by | Exhibits and Displays

It’s difficult to believe that at one time, Southern California needed to promote itself to tourists, house hunters, and even those seeking health benefits. The number of posters, pamphlets, and other material generated from the late 1800s through the early twentieth century, however, indicates that capturing the attention of those who lived east of the

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