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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

New Materials for November

November 7, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

While stopping by the library for research materials, be sure to check out some of the newest books we have added to the collection: Sure to be a good read, The hate u give is a young adult best seller, among the top 10 most challenged books of last year, and was recently released as

New Materials for September

September 4, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Welcome back! The new school year is underway. Why not do some exploring in the library and see all that it has to offer? Theatre majors may be interested in The book of Will, a play about two actors determined to compile (and preserve) Shakespeare’s works. Both Humanities and Art majors will want to take

Chapman University’s Collection of Russian Icons Gets a Digital Makeover

August 27, 2018 by | Exhibits and Displays

A Virtual Exhibition for Chapman University’s Collection of Russian Icons Patrons will now be able to explore Chapman University’s extraordinary collection of Russian Icons and learn more about the Russian icon tradition through a new, virtual exhibition created by Jessica Bocinski ’18 and Dr. Wendy Salmond. This website, powered by Omeka.net (a digital collections open

New Acquisition and Exhibition! Orange Dream: California’s Citriculture Through Advertising

August 27, 2018 by | Special Collections & Archives

Have you ever heard the phrase “an orange a day keeps the doctor away”? The health benefits commonly associated with oranges today became widely known as a direct result of the booming citrus industries in California. Before then, oranges were considered a luxury item only available to the wealthy. The unlikely story behind the orange’s

New Materials for August

August 6, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Trying to figure out something to do during these hot summer days? Stay in and enjoy the air conditioning while watching a classic (cartoon): Looney tunes platinum collection. Breeze through some light reading with one of our newly added graphic novels, Batman or Iron Fist. Anyone with an appreciation for art or Disney should check