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New Materials for August

August 19, 2019 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

The summer break is over, and students prepare to return or begin at Chapman! Why not catch up on some reading or check out a new DVD? Also take a look at The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds, which explores the workings of the human mind two fascinating individuals so fundamentally different

New Materials for July

July 1, 2019 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Hello! What better way to cool off this summer than to read one of our newest additions to the library collection under a shady tree or in our air-conditioned Leatherby Libraries? Get some ideas for what book to read next for the Community of Readers with A Booklover’s Companion. Pick up a book from the

New Materials for June

June 4, 2019 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Summertime is here! Take advantage of the long summer days by checking out our newest materials and joining the Community of Readers. In the mood for poetry? Read translated poems from around the world in Strange Harbors and Masks. Did you know that we have a special collection featuring authors who are Chapman alumni? See

New Materials for May

May 7, 2019 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Happy Finals Week! Whether you are looking for resources for your final research paper or need a quick break from studying, come take a look at some of our newest acquisitions. May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Increase your knowledge of Asian history by checking out Visual arts, representations and interventions in contemporary China or Bamboo

New Materials for April

April 2, 2019 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Why do “cute” products sell more in Japan and China than their competitors? Gain insight on this phenomenon by reading Cuteness engineering, which includes an interview with Hello Kitty designer Yuko Yamaguchi. Are you a fan of Van Gogh and Rembrandt? We have miniature books of with full color images of their some of their

New Materials for March

March 5, 2019 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Spend these last cold days of winter curled up with novel written by a popular author, such as Someday by David Levithan or Norse mythology by Neil Gaiman. March is Women’s History Month. Read up on women in leadership roles in Women’s leadership journeys. Zombies and the apocalypse seem to be a recurring theme in

New Materials for February

February 5, 2019 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Happy February! Celebrate Valentine’s Day by expanding your knowledge of some of the different types of love: It was once illegal to marry someone of a different race. Learn about the couple who took their case to the Supreme Court and succeeded in ending all state laws which banned interracial marriage in The case for Loving.

New Materials for January

January 3, 2019 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Happy New Year! Whether you are on break or taking an Interterm class, stop by the library to see what’s new. January is National Hobby Month. Learn a new skill by picking up Progressive drumming essentials. Interested in comics? Read up on some little known creators with Your brain on Latino comics. Always wanted to

New Materials for December

December 4, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Finals week is upon us! Grab some last minute guides to help get you through the end of the semester. A student’s guide to history will help you in more than just history class with sections on how to work with all types of sources and how to avoid plagiarism. Need some background on music

The Mentoris Project: The Lives of Filippo Mazzei and Louis Palma di Cesnola Learning about two key Italian-Americans in American History

December 4, 2018 by | Events

When Robert J. Barbera founded The Mentoris Project as a part of The Barbera Foundation, his goal was to add to the canon of names most U.S. students learn over and over again from fifth grade through high school. He remembered hearing the names of people like George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln

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