On Friday, November 9, Professor Mei-hwa Yang of Taiwan's National Chengchi University will deliver a lecture inside USC's East Asian Library about scholarly electronic resources related to Sinology. Titled Voyage of Discovery, the event runs from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the East Asian Library Seminar Room, located on the first floor of Doheny Library. The event is sponsored by the Republic of China's Ministry of Education, organized by Taiwan's National Central Library and Center for Chinese Studies, and co-organized by the Tapei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles and the USC Libraries. For more information, please contact Ken Klein at (213) 740-1772 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
eJournals and Databases
The USC Libraries have added 36 new electronic resources to support USC's teaching and research needs. Keep reading to learn more about the recently acquired e-resources, accessible to USC students, faculty, and staff through the E-Resources tab on the USC Libraries homepage.
Daily Trojan writer Rebecca Gao recognizes the tremendous value of the USC Libraries' resources to students' academic success. In an op/ed inside today's edition of the student newspaper, Gao—a sophomore majoring in global health and biological studies—noted that while many students may rely on Internet search engines, "there is a wealth of resources at their fingertips through the USC Libraries." Keep reading to learn more about Gao's article.
USC's Norris Medical Library will offer a one-day workshop later this month on the bioinformatics resources available to USC researchers. The workshop—presented by the USC Libraries and USC Vice President of Research Randolph Hall—will be held July 27 on USC's University Park Campus (UPC) and then repeated July 29 on the Health Science Campus (HSC). Eight bionformatics tools, including five newly-acquired resources, will be covered. Keep reading to learn more about the workshop, or register online.
Today's issue of the Summer Trojan—the summer version of the Daily Trojan student newspaper—features a front-page story about the USC Libraries' recent acquisition of 33 electronic resources. In his article, Asher Feldman quotes Associate Dean for Collections Lynn Sipe and other members of the USC community about the new acquisitions. Keep reading to learn more about the libraries' continuing efforts to meet the research needs of the USC community.
The USC Libraries have added 33 new electronic resources to support USC's teaching and research needs. By mid-July, USC students, faculty, and staff will be able to access to the new databases, electronic journals, and other digital resources through the E-Resources tab on the USC Libraries homepage.
Librarian Ed Tinoco of USC's Crocker Business Library was the featured guest at a March 18 meeting of USC advancement officers, where he provided an overview of the USC Libraries' extensive collection of business-related resources.
In a 90 minute presentation, Tinoco showed the officers how to navigate both company-specific and industry-specific databases to find information on potential research sponsors and corporate partners. He also discussed how the assembled officers could access electronic journals and other publications through the USC Libraries to stay current with industry trends.
The USC Libraries make available to the USC community translations of news from the Middle East through Mideastwire.com.
On Tuesday, February 15, 2011, the Graduate and Professional Student Senate and the USC Libraries will present a workshop on how to find and use digital research materials provided through the libraries, with a particular emphasis on using mobile devices.
USC's ITS division has launched a pilot program for the university's students, staff, and faculty that grants access to Lynda.com's video tutorials. The new pilot program complements an existing electronic resource offered by the USC Libraries, Safari Techbooks Online. Keep reading to learn about this e-resource that offers e-books on a range of computing topics.