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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

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

New Materials for July

July 3, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Happy 4th of July! Have a few extra days off? Why not catch up on some reading or check out a new DVD? Before telling ghost stories in front of a bonfire, see how the subject is tackled in film, photography and literature by reading Espectros : ghostly hauntings in contemporary transhispanic narratives. Curious about

Summer Materials for June

June 11, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Summer is here! Take a look at some of the summer-themed books and media we have at Leatherby Libraries. Find out where the best beaches in Orange County are by checking out Sun, sand & surf : the ultimate guide to Orange County beaches. On your way to the beach (or class) listen to the

New Materials for May

May 11, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Finals week is almost here! Time to check-out those last minute resources or celebrate the end of the semester with a relaxing read or fun DVD. In the mood for a classic 60’s horror film? Watch Night of the Living Dead. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and the Heartbeat of Mexico series by reading the bilingual folktale The

New Materials for April

April 1, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

April is National Poetry Month. Celebrate by checking out one of our many poetry books, such as Like a fat gold watch: meditations on Sylvia Plath and living or Martin rising: requiem for a King. Excited for baseball season AND interested in science? Try picking up The physics of baseball. Film students: would you like advice from a successful

New Materials for March

March 12, 2018 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Take advantage of the rainy season by staying in with a new book or media. Have you browsed through the new Theatre Scripts collection? Take a look at our newest acquisition: Off off Broadway festival plays. In the mood for the Beatles? The music library has a selection of CD’s to choose from. If you

New Materials for December

December 11, 2017 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Looking for that last resource to complete your research paper? Or want to take a break from studying and enjoy a movie? Check out the New Materials display for this month! You can read the science fiction novel Ready Player One before it hits theaters or read a short story or poem about your current

New Materials at the Leatherby Libraries!

November 27, 2017 by Reference Desk | Exhibits and Displays

Did you know that the Leatherby Libraries acquires hundreds of new books each month? Our subject librarians are diligently working to maintain a collection that reflects the diverse needs of our students and faculty. Some of these new acquisitions are now featured on display behind the reference desk. Come see what new findings the library

New Electronic Resources! UpToDate and AccessMedicine

November 20, 2017 by | News

Thanks to the generous support of the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences and the School of Pharmacy, the Leatherby Libraries can now offer students, faculty, and staff in the health sciences access to one new database and upgraded access to an existing and valuable resource. UpToDate is a clinical support tool that synthesizes