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.
Researchers can now discover nearly 25,000 titles in the ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives' books and periodical collections through Quick Search on the USC Libraries' homepage. Both collections are for use at the ONE Archives' West Adams headquarters by appointment only. Contact the ONE Archives at firstname.lastname@example.org or (213) 741-0094 to make a reseach appointment.
On Thursday, October 25, the USC Libraries and USC's Graduate Student Government present "The Digital Grad Student," a ninety-minute workshop beginning at 2:30 p.m. in Tutor Campus Center Room 351. The workshop will introduce a broad range of research tools designed to help graduate students organize and visualize their research, stay up to date on current topics in their disciplines, and find innovative ways to incorporate technology into their teaching. RSVP online. A light lunch and refreshments will be served.
With the recent launch of a new USC Libraries app for iOS devices and the addition of a catalog search feature on the USC Libraries' Facebook page, there are now more ways than ever to find library resources. Keep reading to learn about these new services.
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.
The USC Graduate School recently honored the USC Libraries' Avril Cunningham for her expertise in library instruction with a professional development award. The award recognized Cunningham's contributions to the USC Doctoral Student Summer Institute, which supports doctoral students with their ongoing dissertation research, scholarly pursuits, and academic professional development. Keep reading to learn more about Cunningham and the USC Libraries' instructional services.
A recently released beta version of the USC Libraries' Homer catalog offers a powerful new way to find books, e-books, print journals, and other resources held by the USC Libraries. With a new search technology that provides more relevant results — a feature requested by USC students and other library users on the Essential Ideas website — the beta version of Homer enhances the discoverability of library resources and better meets the expectations of the USC community. Keep reading to learn more about the new beta version of Homer.
The USC Libraries' five student ambassadors recently completed their capstone projects. For their projects, each ambassador staged an event that introduced students in their residence halls to library collections, services, and spaces. Keep reading to learn more about the ambassadors' projects.
The USC Libraries have launched a new ILLiad website with an enhanced user interface and several new features to help users keep track of their requests. ILLiad is the online portal to the USC Libraries' interlibrary loan (ILL) and integrated document delivery (IDD) services, which allow USC students, faculty, and staff to request books and documents from non-USC libraries. Keep reading to learn more about the new website.
Additional services, better usability, and more support for mobile devices are coming soon to the USC Libraries' Homer catalog. Homer will be offline on December 20 and 21 while we implement this upgrade. Full service will resume by 9:00 a.m. on December 22. Keep reading to learn more about the improvements, or submit you comments about the update.