Several major entertainment news publications covered the 26th-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award, which honored author Solomon Northup and screenwriter John Ridley for their contributions to 12 Years a Slave. The event was featured in articles by the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, Deadline Hollywood, The Wrap, and Hitfix. The Hollywood Reporter's awards columnist Scott Feinberg later offered his analysis of 12 Years a Slave's win, and Jinny Choi also covered the Scripter ceremony for the Daily Trojan, noting that the event's proceeds benefit renovations to Leavey Library.
The USC Libraries now offer expanded document delivery service for USC undergraduate students. Click through for details on the expanded offerings.
A ceremony on Thursday, May 16, honored the academic achievements of more than five-dozen exceptional USC students whose names will be added to the Wall of Scholars in Leavey Library. Keep reading to learn more about the ceremony and the honorees.
Beginning May 20, Leavey Library will replace the Doheny Memorial Library as a destination for items paged from Grand. The Science & Engineering Library will remain as an alternate destination for paged materials.
From Saturday, May 4, through Tuesday, May 14, several USC Libraries locations will be open for extended hours to serve students studying for their final exams. Leavey Library will remain open for 24 hours, while Doheny Memorial Library and the Science and Engineering Library will be open daily from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 a.m. the following morning. After the exam period, several libraries will be open for reduced hours as commencement activities take place. Please check the Library Hours page for the most current information. Click "View Exceptions" for exam period and commencement hours.
Winter break hours are now in effect any most USC Libraries locations. Several libraries will be open for reduced hours during the university's winter recess and spring registration period, and all locations will be closed from Monday, December 24 through Tuesday, January 1. Libraries will reopen on Wednesday, January 2, 2013, and normal operating hours will resume on Monday, January 14, 2013. For the most current information, please see the Library Hours page and click on "View Exceptions" to see Winter Recess and Registration hours.
From Saturday, December 8 through Tuesday, December 18, several USC Libraries locations are offering extended hours to serve students studying for their final exams. Leavey Library will remain open for 24 hours, while both Doheny Memorial Library and the Science & Engineering Library will be open on weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m the following morning. The Norris Medical Library on USC's Health Science campus is also open for extended weekend hours through Saturday, December 15. After the exam period, several libraries will be open for reduced hours for the university's winter recess. Please check the Library Hours page for the most current information. Click "View Exceptions" for exam period and winter recess hours.
Learn how to locate social science data and statistics through a series of upcoming workshops to be held in Leavey Library on Tuesdays in October. Keep reading to learn more about the workshops.
Beginning later this month, Doheny Memorial Library, the Science & Engineering Library, and VKC Library will remain open until 8:00 p.m. on Friday evenings. After the three libraries close, patrons may visit Leavey Library for their late-night study and research needs. Leavey Library serves the USC community 24 hours a day during the week, closing only from 12:00 midnight to 9:00 a.m. early Sunday morning. Keep reading to learn more about these new later hours, part of the USC Libraries' continuing efforts to better serve the research and study needs of the USC community.
A ceremony in Leavey Library on Thursday, May 10, honored more than five-dozen exceptional students whose names will soon be etched in glass on the Wall of Scholars. Keep reading to learn more about the ceremony and the Wall of Scholars, located in Leavey Library's Weingart Reading Room.