New African History Materials Available through USC Libraries eResources

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JSTOR recently added digital collections of materials related to independence struggles in southern Africa, ranging from Namibian political posters to evidence presented at commissions of inquiry in apartheid-era South Africa. They join new journals in economics, life sciences, and many other academic subjects.

Wonderland V Early Call for Entries

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rabbit_100The USC Libraries wish you a frabjous winter break and invite you to begin planning your entry for the 5th-annual Wonderland Award. Visit the contest Web page for details.

Explore 120 Years of Engineering Research

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The USC Libraries recently acquired the Engineering Index backfile. Research literature dating from 1884 to the present is now available to the USC community online via the Engineering Village 2 eresource.

80,000 Historical Images Coming to ARTstor

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calling_100The Magnum Photos photographic cooperative will soon add a selection of digital images to the ARTstor eresource offered by the USC Libraries. The photographs include major events and personalities from the Spanish Civil War through the present.

USC Librarian Explores the Value of Web 2.0 in the Libraries

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2795845803_d611581767_m_100Norah Xiao of the Science and Engineering Library recently published an article about the use of blogs, social bookmarking, RSS feeds, and other Web 2.0 tools to connect with users and enhance library services.

Korean Calligraphy Unveiled at East Asian Library

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ku_sang_today_100The Korean American Calligraphy Association presented work by the prominent calligrapher Myoung Won Kwon to USC's Korean Heritage and East Asian Libraries at a November 17 ceremony.

Grand Street, Science Fiction Studies, and Other New Journals Available through JSTOR

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New journals added in history, library studies, linguistics, literature, logic, mathematics, philosophy, and statistics.

Arts, Business, Economics, and History Journals Added to JSTOR

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The USC Libraries electronic resource JSTOR now offers new journals in finance, folk music, history of science, linguistics, museum studies, and other academic fields.

Chronicle Honors Ed Tinoco and Other USC Veterans

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USC's Chronicle profiled the USC business librarian and other Trojan faculty and staff who previously served in the military. A reception was held yesterday at the University Club in appreciation of all Trojan veterans.

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Andrew J. and Erna Viterbi Family Archive Debuts Online

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viterbis_100The libraries collaborated with the USC Viterbi School of Engineering to make the telecommunication pioneer's scientific papers and rare family materials available in the USC Libraries Digital Archive.