Rare Volume Sheds Light on Colonial Mexican History

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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

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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

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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”

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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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Norman Lloyd on Shakespeare, as Translated from the German

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 12/26

norman_lloyd_100In this clip from his interview with Michaela Ullmann, the veteran actor, director, and producer shares an anecdote--about a Dorothy Parker witticism about Shakespeare and a misunderstanding with a German academic--from the dedication of the Feuchtwanger Memorial Library.

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Trojan Alum Presents Rare Editions of William Blake and Samuel Rogers

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 12/23

milton_plate_100Charlotte Van Fleet recently donated rare editions of William Blake's Milton and There Is No Natural Religion and Samuel Roger's The Pleasures of Memory. The Blake editions include vivid reproductions of the etchings that accompanied each of his poetic works.

Norman Lloyd Reminisces about Bertolt Brecht, Ingrid Bergman

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 12/22

norman_lloyd_100In this excerpt from his interview with Michaela Ullmann, the screen legend describes working with Bertolt Brecht, Ingrid Bergman, and director Lewis Milestone on Arch of Triumph, a 1948 film about German refugees in pre-WWII Paris.

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From Medieval Latin Paleography to the American West

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 12/21

0008_100The USC Libraries recently added a broad selection of electronic resources, aiding USC researchers in East Asian studies, engineering, geography, history, literature, and a number of academic fields.

Scripter to Name Winner on Gala Night

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 12/16

jamie_lee_curtis_100For the first time in the 20-year history of the event, the USC Libraries will announce Scripter winners on the evening of the gala. New master of ceremonies Jamie Lee Curtis and updated eligibility rules round out the major changes, as the USC Libraries Scripter Award enters its third decade.