The Libraries Join a Successful USC Good Neighbors Campaign

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 01/15

img_5181_100The USC Libraries contributed to USC's highly successful Good Neighbors Campaign this year, dramatically increasing participation by libraries faculty and staff. 

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Libraries Unify Internet Access to eJournals and eBooks

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 01/12

USC students, faculty, and staff can now search and access journals and books from the libraries’ eresources from a single Web page or the HOMER catalog.

Updates to USC’s Knovel Electronic Reference Library

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 01/09

The USC Libraries subscribe to electronic reference books in the Knovel Library, which are especially useful for chemists and engineers. Recent updates include Critical Tables, a search widget, and a nicely detailed instruction video.

New LibGuide and Other Resources for Learning about Health and Wellness

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 01/07

The USC Libraries present a new LibGuide providing an overview of our health and wellness resources, as well as two printable guides about the topic.

Drama, Romance, HopeĆ¢??and a SuperheroĆ¢??Vie for Scripter 21

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 01/07

scripter-200x200_100The writers behind The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Iron Man, The Reader, Revolutionary Road and Slumdog Millionaire have been named finalists for the 21st-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award.

Rare Volume Sheds Light on Colonial Mexican History

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 01/06

new_spain_1_100The USC Libraries recently acquired a rare 1770 edition of the Historia de Nueva España, edited by the archbishop of Mexico, Francisco Antonio Lorenzana. The volume includes three of the letters that explorer Hernán Cortés wrote to Charles V, rare maps of New Spain, and a reproduction of an Aztec Codex.

New Search Tool for USC’s Science and Engineering Resources

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 01/06

Use the Scirus search engine to find science and engineering articles more effectively. The tool simultaneously searches the publisher Elsevier's science and engineering journals--which USC subscribes to--free document repositories like arXiv.org, and other related resources.

Happy New Year! Find More Answers on the USC Libraries FAQ Page

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 01/04

Reference coordinators recently updated the frequently asked questions Web page. Visit the FAQ page for information about library hours, policies, and more.

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Norman Lloyd Shares “Santa Monica Outlook Story”

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 01/02

norman_lloyd_100In the final installment of his interview with Michaela Ullmann, Lloyd describes how a Santa Monica newspaper covered troubling incidents at the homes of Lion Feuchtwanger and Thomas Mann. 

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Norman Lloyd on Marta Feuchtwanger’s 90th Birthday

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 12/29

norman_lloyd_100In this excerpt from his interview with Michaela Ullmann, Lloyd describes an exchange--about salami, healthy diets, and getting older--from a visit with Marta Feuchtwanger when she was in her 90s.

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