raúlrsalinas’ “Sinfonia Serrana” at the Festival de Flor y Canto

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raulrsalinas_100The late poet and prison rights activist read "Sinfonia Serrana" at the 1973 festival on the USC campus. He wrote the poem in 1971, while serving time in Leavenworth. USC alum Michael Sedano recently digitized video footage and donated it to the libraries.

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Poet raúlrsalinas at the 1973 Festival de Flor y Canto on USC Campus

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raulrsalinas_100The 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.

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USC Libraries eResource Adds Integration with RefWorks and EndNote

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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.

On the Road: Business Librarian Reports from Singapore

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14736_100Kim 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.

Summer Hours at USC Libraries

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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.

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Trial Access to Taiwan’s National Palace Museum and Other Resources Extended to June 6th

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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.

USC at the International Feuchtwanger Society Conference in Vienna

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fml2_smaller_100Marje 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.

USC Chronicle Features Rare Illustrations of Aquatic Plants from the Natural History Collection

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iridaea_ornata_smaller_100As 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 Quinlan Speaks at Town & Gown

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town_and_gown_100Dean 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.

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SLA announces the Top 100 Biology and Medicine Journals

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100yearribbonogo_100Science 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.