Slumdog Millionaire Writers Win Scripter

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scripter_main_100Novelist Vikas Swarup and screenwriter Simon Beaufoy took top honors at Scripter 21 on Friday evening. Novelist Michael Chabon won the Scripter Literary Achievement Award.

New Features in USC Libraries Web of Knowledge Science e-Resource

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The popular science e-Resource recently added several new search features, which members of the USC community can now use to uncover information about their research fields. The resource also added public health and global agriculture-related content. Read more for a complete list of the new features.

Catch the Live 2009 Scriptercast

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The 21st-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award ceremony will stream live tonight at 7:30 p.m.

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Credo Reference Titles Added to USC E-Resources

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A number of titles have been added to Credo Reference in the past month, including resources for cultural studies, economics, scientific ethics, and more. Read on to learn about the latest additions. 

New Cambridge Histories of the Byzantine Empire and Jewish Philosophical Traditions

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Two Cambridge will soon be available online for members of the USC community: The Cambridge History of the Byzantine Empire and The Cambridge History of Jewish Philosophy.

Oxford and Cambridge University Press Journals Now Electronic Only

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The USC Libraries recently changed our subscription to e-only for all Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press journals as of January 2009.

Find the DSM-IV-TR Online

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brain_100The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or the DSM-IV-TR is now available electronically via Homer. You can also access it directly here.

Find La Mancha at Doheny Library

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quixote_100The USC Libraries exhibition, When Windmills Are Giants: The Novel Adventures of Don Quixote opens in Doheny Library on February 19 at 5:00 p.m. Cervantes expert and USC College professor Sherry Velasco will speak about the lasting impact of what many scholars consider the first modern novel.

Science and Engineering Library Offers Training for Web-Based Version of SciFinder Scholar

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The American Chemical Society recently added Web-based access to their powerful SciFinder Scholar citation and chemical-resource database suite. USC librarian Norah Xiao can provide specialized training to help you get the most from this resource.

Michael Chabon Wins Scripter Literary Achievement Award

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chabon_100The USC Libraries will honor the author of Wonder Boys, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, and The Yiddish Policemen’s Union on January 30 at the Scripter Award ceremony in Doheny Library.