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.
Business & Accounting Library
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.
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.
From now through the end of April, the USC Libraries are offering foursquare specials that encourage USC students to engage with the libraries through the location-based social network. The specials coincide with the Senior Discovery initiative, a university-wide campaign to promote the use of foursquare at USC. Keep reading to learn more about how you can earn special giveaways from the USC Libraries.
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.
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.
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.
This eighth installment in a series exploring the many USC Libraries looks inside the Accounting Library, which was recently renovated to optimize spaces for student use. The library now offers students, faculty, and staff of the Leventhal School of Accounting updated technology and features new carpeting and furniture. Keep reading to learn more about the Accounting Library.
The Daily Trojan recently gave students an overview of campus career planning and development resources. They featured John Juricek's career planning Libguide, which lets students and alums know about market research, industry associations, and other vital resources for making informed career decisions.