The USC Libraries' exhibition Trillion$: The Awesome Power of the Federal Reserve may have closed this past December, but it's made a lasting impression on at least one USC student. As Allison Engel writes for USC News, Brandon Chang secured an internship with the Federal Reserve after visiting the exhibition in Doheny Library. He will work this summer for the Fed's Board of Governors in Washington, DC. Read Engel's article to learn more about Chang's story.
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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.
Business librarian John Juricek recently accompanied a group of 75 USC Marshall MBA students on a two-week trip to Shanghai. Juricek—head of USC's Crocker Business Library and Accounting Library—joined the students to enrich his understanding of international business and learn more about the students' information needs. Photos and more information about Juricek's trip appear after the jump.
Business librarian John Juricek recently returned from a one-week trip to Shanghai, where he accompanied a group of 72 USC Marshall M.B.A. students as they met with several multinational companies operating in the city. Keep reading to learn more about the trip and for photos, which appear after the jump.
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.
Author and USC School of Policy, Planning, and Development assistant professor Elizabeth Currid-Halkett will discuss the business of celebrity on March 10 at 11:30 a.m. in the Friends of the USC Libraries Literary Luncheon inside Doheny Memorial Library. In her book, Starstruck: the Business of Celebrity, Currid-Halkett examines the reasons for -- and implications of -- the public's fascination with popular entertainers, artists, and athletes. Keep reading to learn more about the event.
A group of high school students from Sierra Canyon School of Chatsworth recently visited USC's Crocker Business Library to learn the basics of business research. The students visited USC as part of a week-long school project in which they learned the basics of entrepreneurship and how to construct a business plan. In a two-hour instructional session, Librarian Eduardo Tinoco taught the students how to access the USC Libraries' electronic resources to find articles, stock reports, and financial information on business firms. Later, the students also met with Dean James G. Ellis of the USC Marshall School of Business.
More than one hundred finding aids for the USC Libraries' archival collections are now available online. These finding aids, which provide basic information about the collections as well as detailed inventories of the collections' contents, help researchers discover the riches of the libraries' archival collections. Keep reading for a list of available finding aids, organized by subject area.
The USC Libraries' Coulter's Dry Goods Records Collection was featured today on the USC News website. The collection preserves the history of Coulter's Department Store, a leading Los Angeles retailer from its founding in 1878 as Coulter Dry Goods Co. until its demise in the 1960s. Keep reading for Dan Knapp's article, which appears after the jump.
This tenth installment in a series exploring the many USC Libraries looks inside the Roy P. Crocker Business Library, which supports the research needs of business scholars, including the students and faculty of the USC Marshall School of Business. Keep reading to learn more about the Crocker Business Library, which offers collaborative study rooms, nearly ninety computers, electronic resources, and a selection of essential print resources.