New Acquisitions

13 Cute and Creepy Halloween Costumes From the USC Digital Library

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In honor of Halloween, we present thirteen vintage costumes, photographically preserved in the USC Libraries' Los Angeles Examiner Collection. Click through for the rest of the costumes, and explore more Halloween-related photos from the collection through the USC Digital Library.

Help the USC Libraries Select New Spanish-Language E-Books

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 10/16

Students: the USC Libraries are adding at least 300 Spanish-language e-books to their permanent collection and need your help making the selections. The first 15 USC students who recommend ten or more titles from the Digitalia Hispanica collection that are added to the libraries' permanent e-book collection will receive a USC Libraries t-shirt or tote bag. Contact librarian Barbara Robinson of the Boeckmann Center for Iberian & Latin American Studies for more information. Keep reading for instructions on how to participate.

Wealth of New Spanish-Language E-Resources (Updated)

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 08/09

USC students, faculty, and staff now enjoy access to a wealth of new Spanish-language materials for their research and classwork. Between now and June 2014, the USC Libraries are expanding and diversifying their Spanish-language e-book holdings and are seeking selections and input from the USC community. During that time, the complete Digitalia Hispanica collection of more than 8,000 e-books and e-journals is available to the USC community through the USC Libraries’ website. Keep reading to learn more about Digitalia Hispanica and the selection process.

More Than 200 New Acquisitions Related to Library Science

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 06/07

Over the past academic year, the USC Libraries have added 216 book and e-book titles in library science. The new acquisitions support USC's new online master of management in library and information science (MMLIS) program, which the USC Libraries developed in partnership with the USC Marshall School of Business. Some of the new titles are still being processed, but you can discover many of them—and a wealth of other resources related to library and information science—through this LibGuide.

30,000-Volume Collection on Japanese Culture Bound for USC’s East Asian Library

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The Tenrikyo Mission Headquarters in America has donated roughly 30,000 books related to Japanese Culture to the USC Libraries. In a November 29 ceremony inside USC's East Asian Library, Vice Dean Martín Gomez of the USC Libraries and Bishop Hiroshi Alexander Fukaya of the Tenrikyo Mission Headquarters signed documents formalizing the gift. USC students, faculty, staff, and other researchers will soon have access to collection, which covers a range of subjects, including Japanese literature, history, and art. Keep reading to learn more about the donation.

New E-Resources for Latin American Scholars

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In recent months, the USC Libraries have added several electronic resources that complement the rich collections of the Boeckmann Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies. The new resources include an online archive of more than 125,000 pages from Latin American newspapers. Keep reading to learn more about the recent acquisitions now available to USC students, faculty, and staff researching Latin America.

Daily Trojan: Doheny Now Holds Rubén Salazar Documents

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 09/21

Yesterday, USC faculty, staff, and students remembered the legacy of the late journalist Rubén Salazar at a special event—featured on the front page of today's Daily Trojan newspaper—in USC's Doheny Memorial Library. The USC Latino Forum organized the event, which coincided with the unveiling of selections from Salazar's papers. Keep reading to learn more about the Salazar archive and Tuesday's event.

‘Peyton Place’ Finds a Home at the USC Libraries

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 09/09

The USC Libraries recently acquired the personal archives of television writer, director, and producer Walter Doniger. Doniger is the creator of Peyton Place, a long-running late-night soap opera that aired on ABC from 1964 to 1969. His archives, recently featured in an article by Dan Knapp on the USC News website, document the creative decisions that made the series such a commercial success—at its peak, the show attracted more than 60 million viewers. Keep reading to learn more about Peyton Place and the USC Libraries' Walter Doniger Collection.

Discover the 2011 Man Booker Prize Finalists at the USC Libraries

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 09/06

The finalists for the 2011 Man Booker Prize—an annual award for writers of contemporary fiction from the British Commonwealth and Ireland—were announced today. Before the winner is announced on October 18, you can discover some of the shortlisted books at the USC Libraries. Keep reading for a list of the finalists and to learn how to find them at the USC Libraries.

Latino Journalist Ruben Salazar Killed 41 Years Ago Today

Posted by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on 08/29

Latino journalist Rubén Salazar, whose papers the USC Libraries recently acquired, was killed 41 years ago today while covering the National Chicano Moratorium. Keep reading to learn more about the award-winning journalist, his controversial 1970 death in East Los Angeles, and his personal and professional archives, which are featured in today's edition of the USC Chronicle.