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Student Book Collection Contest Returns Enter to win a cash prize by writing about your book collection

March 14, 2017 by | Community

Do your bookshelves at home have a theme? Whether it’s about scholarly monographs or sci-fi novels, collections of poetry or collections of comics, any book collection is welcome in the Leatherby Libraries’ annual Book Collection Contest. The John and Margaret Class Student Book Collection Contest was established by Margaret Class in memory of her husband, John, to inspire students to

Digital Commons Turns Two! October updates

October 19, 2016 by | Resources

Chapman University Digital Commons has continued to flourish since the start of the 2016-2017 school year. We recently celebrated the second anniversary of the Digital Commons in August, right after we passed the 175,000 cumulative downloads mark (and continuing now as we zoom toward 200,000). Works in the Digital Commons are reaching further across the globe, with downloads

Digital Commons May Update

May 26, 2016 by | News

Congrats to all on the conclusion of the 2015-2016 school year!  Chapman University Digital Commons has had an amazing year as well, and here are some of the latest developments for our repository.   Exponentially increased downloads Chapman University Digital Commons’ impact has greatly expanded in 2015-2016, with four times as many downloads in this

Digital Commons April Update: Altmetrics and Music Programs

April 28, 2016 by | News

Things are going very well for Chapman University Digital Commons. Here we will highlight a few new features and collections from April 2016. New feature: Altmetric Badges This month, Altmetric badges were added for to our journal article series. What are altmetrics?  As the name suggests, they are alternative metrics to traditional citation counts, meant

White Boards Introduced to Library’s First Floor

April 26, 2016 by | Resources

The Leatherby Libraries have introduced two new moveable whiteboards into the study spaces on the first floor, located on the 1 st floor between the Reference Desk and Serials. They are available for use on a first come, first served basis – there is no need to ask the Circulation or Reference desks for permission

Chapman University Digital Commons celebrates 100,000 downloads! Digital Commons shares the scholarship of the Chapman community with the world

March 29, 2016 by | News

Chapman University Digital Commons is continuing to soar to new heights, and the month of March has been momentous. Increased Usage and Content In March, we uploaded our 10,000th file to Chapman University Digital Commons. Perhaps more excitingly, works from Digital Commons have now been downloaded over 100,000 times by users from over 190 countries!

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