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