Trojan alumna and engineering librarian Najwa Hanel was recently honored by the Trojan League chapter of the South Bay Alumni Association club with a Widney Alumni House Award. The award recognizes her many contributions to the university and the Trojan League over the years.
With 18 days left in the USC Good Neighbors campaign, the USC Libraries have already reached a 31% participation rate. Inspired by Dean Quinlan's challenge, a number of units have reported reaching a 100% participation rate.
The USC Libraries subscribe to the Credo Reference e-resource, which recently added a wealth of new titles, including Dictionary of Policing, Dictionary of Prisons and Punishment, and the Encyclopedia of Intelligence and Counterintelligence. Keep reading for a complete list of new titles and more information about the featured espionage resource. Credo also added titles in political science, medicine, and more.
The 2009 USC Good Neighbors Campaign (USC GNC) is officially underway. This year, Dean Quinlan has offered a special incentive to encourage 100% of USC Libraries faculty and staff members to participate in the campaign, which concludes on October 31.
Hector Tobar's Los Angeles Times article about the 4th-annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar on Oct. 17 features interviews with two archivists who will be exhibiting materials at the event, Michael Palmer of the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives and Chon Noriega of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center. The bazaar is presented each year by L.A. as Subject, an association of local archives and historical societies hosted by the USC Libraries.