Science & Engineering Library

New Exhibition Asks: ‘What Makes a Monster?’

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 11/18

Monsters take many forms, from vampires to serial killers and from viruses to black holes. A new USC Libraries exhibition asks, What Makes a Monster?, through one central exhibition in Doheny Library's first-floor Treasure Room and satellite exhibitions in four other library locations. After visiting the central exhibition in Doheny Library, explore the meaning of monsters across the academic disciplines at the Helen Topping Architecture and Fine Arts, Norris Medical, Science and Engineering, and VKC libraries. What Makes a Monster? is on display through May 31, 2015.

ACRL Honors Shahla Bahavar as Member of the Week

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 07/07

The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) has honored the USC Libraries' Shahla Bahavar as its Member of the Week. In a profile on the ACRL Insider blog, Bahavar—a director within the USC Libraries' public services division and head of USC's Science & Engineering Library—described librarianship as "all about passion: passion to help, passion to serve, passion to teach, passion to give." Keep reading to learn more about Bahavar.

Carnegie Corporation of New York, New York Times Honor USC Librarian Shahla Bahavar

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 12/17

USC librarian Shahla Bahavar was honored today with the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award. Bahavar, a director within the USC Libraries' public services division and head of USC's Science & Engineering Library, was one of ten librarians to receive the national award this year—and the only honoree from California. Professor Najmedin Meshkati of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering nominated Bahavar for the award. Keep reading to learn more about the honor.

Extended Hours for Final Exams at the USC Libraries

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 05/03

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 Recess Hours at the USC Libraries

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 12/19

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.

Extended Library Hours for Final Exams

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 12/07

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.

Extended Friday Evening Hours at Doheny, Science & Engineering, and VKC Libraries

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 08/16

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.

Photos from the OAPS 2012 Annual Meeting

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 05/04

On May 1-2, the USC Libraries hosted the Outsanding Academic Papers by Students (OAPS) 9th-annual task force meeting. Click through for photos from the two-day meeting—the third international conference hosted by the USC Libraries this academic year.

Extended Hours for Final Exams at Several Library Locations

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 04/06

From Saturday, April 28 through Tuesday, May 8, several USC Libraries locations will be open for extended hours to serve students studying for their final exams. Keep reading to learn more about the extended hours.

Extended Library Hours for Final Exams

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 12/05

From now through Tuesday, December 13, 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. 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.