Map population, demographic and market data quickly using the new USC Libraries e-resource SimplyMap. To get started, access SimplyMap from our databases page.
The USC Libraries subscribe to two streaming music collections: African American Music and American Song. Recently, the two merged into a single database called AMERICAN SONG. The publisher added nearly 2,000 new albums, including the complete Stax recordings of Isaac Hayes; historic jazz recordings on Black Swan Records; dub plates by Lee "Scratch" Perry; and country, rockabilly, and honky-tonk recordings from the legendary Sun Records.
The "long 19th century"--a phrase coined by historian E.J. Hobsbawm--just got a little longer, thanks to a recent bulletin from the publishers of 19th Century Masterfile, which is available to the USC community via the libraries' e-resources pages. Read on for their list of topics that never went out of style: celebrities at play, debates over immigration, and the fate of polar bears.
Michaela Ullmann met with last year's Feuchtwanger Fellow, Xu Xing, during a recent screening of his film, A Chronicle of My Cultural Revolution, in Berlin. Ullmann reflects about getting to know Xing during his residence in L.A. and learning about his perspective on a turbulent period in Chinese history.
Our locations will be closed tomorrow, July 3, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. However, many of our libraries will be open on Saturday, July 4. See our hours page for details.