Rare Books in Science Exhibition at the Hancock Museum

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science_100The USC Libraries will display rare volumes by Bacon, Darwin, Diderot, Newton, and other influential scientific writers in the Hancock Museum across from Doheny Library from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 12. The exhibition is presented in conjunction with the Heather Ewing Literary Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Online Video of Scripter 21 Ceremony

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 03/09

scripter_chabon_100Relive highlights from Scripter 21 or watch the ceremony for the first time. The Scripter Webcast features memorable remarks by emcee Jamie Lee Curtis, Scripter winner Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire), author Michael Chabon, Naomi Foner, Steven Zaillian, Dean Catherine Quinlan, and Glenn Sonnenberg.

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Now Track the Most Popular Articles in Industrial and Applied Mathematics

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

The USC Libraries subscribe to the online journals published by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (or SIAM). SIAM recently added a feature that allows you to track the 20 most downloaded articles from each of their 14 journals.

Polysyllogism the Fourth

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

rabbit_100Find the solution to the third polysyllogism in our series of Daily Trojan ads for the fifth-annual USC Libraries Wonderland Award. The deadline for entries is April 1st.

Polysyllogism the Third

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 03/02

rabbit_100Find the solution to the third polysyllogism in our series of Daily Trojan ads for the fifth-annual USC Libraries Wonderland Award. The deadline for entries is April 1st.

Literary Luncheon Explores the Origins of the Smithsonian

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 02/27

balloon_small_100Join us for a conversation with historian Heather Ewing, author of The Lost World of James Smithson: Science, Revolution, and the Birth of the Smithsonian on March 12 in the Hancock Memorial Museum.

KTLA’s Gayle Anderson Broadcasts from the John Wayne Exhibition

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 02/27

ktla_100KTLA morning personality Gayle Anderson dropped by the David Wolper Center in Doheny Library to broadcast live from Duke: The Life and Legend of John Wayne yesterday. The KTLA Web site posted clips featuring cinema librarians Sandy Garcia-Myers and Steve Hanson and memorabilia from the exhibition. video_100

Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict and Other New eResource Titles

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 02/27

The USC Libraries subscribe to the Credo Reference eResource, which recently added a new edition of the Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict, as well as other titles related to everything from Latin American culture and politics to Keynesian economics, Russian pop culture, and dinosaurs. Keep reading for a complete list of new titles in economics, history, science, the social sciences, and more.

Polysyllogism the Second

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 02/27

rabbit_100Find the solution to the second polysyllogism in our series of Daily Trojan ads for the fifth-annual USC Libraries Wonderland Award. The deadline for entries is April 1st.

A Public Dialogue about Visual Perception and New Media

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 02/26

fleshmap_detail_100The Center for Transformative Scholarship is hosting a public conversation between cognitive scientist Donald Hoffmann and computer scientist and artist Martin Wattenberg, the founding manager of IBM’s Visual Communication Lab. How Do We See? How Can We Visualize? is scheduled for 12:00 to 1:45 p.m. on March 6.