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New E-Books Available at the Leatherby Libraries

August 31, 2020 by Reference Librarian | Resources

Welcome Panthers to the Fall semester! While the campus has had to adapt to operating remotely throughout this year, the Leatherby Libraries continues to purchase e-books for the collection to serve the Chapman University community during this period of online learning. In support of Chapman’s ongoing advocacy of the Black Lives Matter movement and racial

New Materials for February

March 7, 2020 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

This month, the library celebrates Women’s History Month with a display of books highlighting women who have made an impact on women’s rights. A new addition to the library’s collection is the book No vote for women: the denial of suffrage in reconstruction America, detailing the challenges of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s

New Materials for January

January 5, 2020 by Reference Librarian | Exhibits and Displays

Happy New Year! If you are taking a break from school or beginning the Interterm, stop by the library to take a look at the new materials. For food and tea lovers out there, learn more about its history and current struggles in The taste of empire: how Britain’s quest for food shaped the modern

New Materials for December

December 9, 2019 by Reference Librarian | Exhibits and Displays

Finals week is here! Looking for that last resource to complete your research paper? Grab some last minute materials to help get you through the end of the semester. The new materials display is located behind the reference desk and everything is available for check-out. Featured DVDs Featured Books Education Children and materialities : the

New Materials for November

November 9, 2019 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: The New Materials display is located behind the Reference Desk and everything is available for check-out. Featured DVDs     Featured Books Humanities Hunger in War and Peace: Women and Children

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

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