The late poet and prison rights activist reads "Homenaje al Pachuco" at the Festival de Flor y Canto. USC alum Michael Sedano recently digitized video footage of pioneering voices in the Chicano literary movement at the event and donated it to the libraries.
The libraries subscribe to ebrary, which recently added integrations with RefWorks and EndNote for easy citation management. The e-resource also added 1,800 new titles, as well as printing and search options. You can access ebrary from the USC Libraries eresources pages.
Kim Esser landed in Singapore for a USC Marshall international program. She will provide instructional support during the 10-day program, which exposes first-year USC students to Singapore's vibrant business culture as part of a spring course about global business. Read her first bulletin from the field.
Starting on May 20, many USC Libraries locations will change their operating hours for the summer session. Please visit the libraries' hours page for details about Doheny, Leavey, Science and Engineering, and other locations on the University Park campus.
Members of the USC community can access 5 unique electronic resources from Taiwan, including the National Palace Museum's online collections, theses and dissertations from Taiwanese universities, periodicals, and fine arts databases. Access to these resources has been extended through June 6th as part of a special agreement.
Marje Schuetze-Coburn and Michaela Ullmann represented Feuchtwanger Memorial Library at the fourth IFS conference in Vienna from May 6-9. Against the Eternal Yesterday: Essays Commemorating the Legacy of Lion Feuchtwanger, the libraries' recent publication, was warmly received by the participants.
As part of its "From the USC Libraries" feature, the Chronicle showcased Aleksandr Postels' vivid drawings of seaweed and giant kelp from a 1826-29 voyage along the coasts of Russian territories in Asia and the North American Pacific Northwest. Read on to see Postels' illustrations and read Dan Knapp's article.
Dean Catherine Quinlan spoke before the members and guests of Town & Gown on May 5. Dean Quinlan discussed the importance of libraries as places of discovery and reading as a form of invention at the final Town & Gown luncheon of the academic year.
Science librarian Jean Crampon chairs the Biomedical and Life Sciences Division of the Special Libraries Association (SLA). The division recently polled its members to identify the 100 most influential biology and medicine journals over the last 100 years. You can find the results on the SLA Web site.
Villa Aurora and USC's Feuchtwanger Memorial Library welcome Galima Bukharbaeva at a special reception on May 20. An advocate for press freedoms in Uzbekistan, Bukharbaeva is best known for her coverage of the 2005 massacres in the eastern Uzbek city of Andijan. She currently lives in Germany, where she writes for the online journal usbek.ru.