Don't miss Songs of Separation: William Grant Still and the Dilemmas of American Classical Music. USC Thornton School of Music students will perform selections from Still's vocal music compositions on Thursday, and the composer's daughter will give a multimedia presentation about his life and work on Friday.
As part of a special program, the USC community can now access digital collections of 19th century pamphlets and tracts from the University of Liverpool, Newcastle University, and University College London through the libraries' JSTOR e-resource. The trial program ends in June of 2009, but JSTOR expects to add additional digital pamphlet collections.
Novelist Vikas Swarup and screenwriter Simon Beaufoy took top honors at Scripter 21 on Friday evening. Novelist Michael Chabon won the Scripter Literary Achievement Award.
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.
The 21st-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award ceremony will stream live tonight at 7:30 p.m.
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.
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.
The USC Libraries recently changed our subscription to e-only for all Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press journals as of January 2009.
The 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.
The 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.