USC Librarian to Represent the Music Library Association at the ALA

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Stephanie Bonjack, head of USC's Music Library, was appointed the MLA's representative to the American Libraries Association. Her duties begin at the ALA's mid-winter 2010 meeting in Boston.

Extended Library Hours for Final Exams

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Starting on May 4, many USC Libraries locations will be open for extended hours to help you study for your final exams. Visit the library hours page for details about Doheny, Leavey, Science and Engineering, and other locations on the University Park campus.

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Cinematic Cervantes Event on April 24

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cinematic_cervantes_100Watch a screening of Lost in La Mancha (2002) and the announcement of the student winners of the Cinematic Cervantes short video contest on April 24 at 7:00 p.m. in the Norris Cinema Theatre. The events are part of the Visions and Voices event, Cinematic Cervantes: Adapting Don Quixote to the Screen. In conjunction, the USC Libraries exhibition, When Windmills Are Giants: The Novel Adventures of Don Quixote, runs through May 16.

Science Librarian to Join Advisory Group for Begell House

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Jean Crampon accepted an invitation to join the librarians’ advisory group for the Begell House publishing company, which offers a wide range of science and engineering journals and books in both print and electronic formats.

USC Librarians Explore Improv Exercises in Teaching

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 04/09

Susan Gardner, Nikki Julian, Felicia Palsson, and Norah Xiao led a panel session titled Whose Line Is It: The Business of Improvisation Applied to Library Instruction at the Association of College and Research Libraries conference in March. The four have experimented with using improv techniques in their instructional sessions for USC students.

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Read 19th Century Latin American Newspapers Online

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inset-latinamnp-readex_100Members of the USC community can now read 19th and early 20th century papers from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Mexico. The World Newspaper Archive plans to add historically significant newspapers from Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Eastern and Central Europe.

Virtual Exhibition of Past Wonderland Entries

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rabbit_100The USC Libraries present a virtual exhibition of past Wonderland Award submissions. The online exhibition runs in conjunction with Callooh! Callay! A Brillig Look at the USC Libraries Wonderland Award in Doheny Library through May 16.

Leonard Maltin Blogs about Barrymore Family Exhibition

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costelloposter2_100Read film critic and USC professor Leonard Maltin's blog post about the opening of The Barrymores: Hollywood’s First Family and see his photos of rare items from the exhibition. The exhibition runs through July 31 in the David L. Wolper Center in Doheny Library.

Wonderland Award Ceremony Coming on April 21

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rabbit_100We had a record 57 entries for this year's USC Libraries Wonderland Award. Stop by the 5th-annual awards ceremony on April 21 in Doheny Library to see the creative efforts of USC students and find out who won top honors this year.

Photographs from Seeing Los Angeles: Exploring the InVisible City

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 04/03

seeing_la_011_100There was a great turnout of students, faculty, and guests from the greater L.A. area for the March 30 Visions and Voices event in Doheny, featuring panelists Theresa Chavez, Aaron Paley, USC professor George Sanchez, and D.J. Waldie.