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.

Artstor Includes Nearly 80,000 Images

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

dessau_100Artstor, the image database to which the USC Libraries subscribe, now includes close to 80,000 images of defining moments in recent history for use by students and faculty.

Polysyllogism the First

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

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

Library Instruction Comes to Catalina Island

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 02/25

approachingwrigleyctrdockattwoharborscatalina_500The USC Libraries have been providing library resources instruction sessions for the Catalina Semester program at the USC Phillip K. Wrigley Marine Science Center, part of the Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies, for the past four years, with the latest successful session occuring a few weeks ago.

Sherry Velasco Speaks at Cervantes Exhibition Reception

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 02/20

windmills_1_100A large audience of USC students, faculty, and library supporters gathered at the reception for When Windmills Are Giants: The Novel Adventures of Don Quixote. USC professor Sherry Velasco contrasted the novel's early reception as a comedic work during the 17th century to its present stature for literary scholars, artists, and filmmakers.

When Windmills Are Giants Reception Tonight

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 02/19

quixote_100Be sure to stop by this evening's reception for the USC Libraries spring exhibition, When Windmills Are Giants: The Novel Adventures of Don Quixote. The reception begins at 5:00 p.m. and runs until 6:30 p.m., and Cervantes expert and USC professor Sherry Velasco will speak about the novel's lasting legacy.

International Flavor to This Year’s Scripter Coverage

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 02/18

_mg_7030_adj_e_100The New York Times, the Guardian, the Los Angeles Times, Daily Variety, the Hollywood Reporter, and the China Post reported on the win for Slumdog Millionaire writers Vikas Swarup and Simon Beaufoy at Scripter 21.

Uncover the World of Don Quixote in a New LibGuide

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 02/11

windmill3_100USC librarian Barbara Robinson recently published a LibGuide providing an overview of the USC Libraries' Cervantes resources and suggestions for continuing to explore the classic novel and its author.

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Find 2,500 Titles in Leavey’s DVD Collection

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 02/09

homeless-in-paradise_500_100Now you can browse more than 2,500 titles in Leavey's DVD collection and watch them at home. With the exception of reserve items, all Leavey DVDs can be checked out for three days.