As part of the "Today in Photographs" feature, Steven Mikulan of the L.A. Weekly shared a June 24, 1951 photograph of a man who rescued a dog from the La Brea Tar Pits. Find photos of the man, the dog, and the clean-up in the USC Libraries Digital Archive.
At the workshop, 13 scholars--professors from UBC, Pittsburgh, Yale, Michigan, UCLA, and the University of Tokyo; as well as graduate students from USC, Princeton, and Japan's Ochanomizu University--will discuss the Chûyûki, an important diary of a Heian-period courtier.
The renovations are complete at the Gerontology Library, following a two-week project. All book and bound journal collections are accessible. However, the current journals are still being reshelved; the public workstations will be in place in mid-July. Please call the Gerontology Library at (213) 740 5990 for more information.
Come find hidden L.A. stories at the Los Angeles Archives Bazaar at the USC Davidson Conference Center on October 17. Presented by L.A. as Subject -- an alliance of libraries and archives hosted by the USC Libraries -- the bazaar will feature readings, screenings, exhibits by local history collections, and more. Last year's event featured exhibits by the L.A. Public Library, the Filipino American Library, All the Saints of the City of the Angels, Pacifica Radio Archives, and more than 50 L.A. as Subject members. Stay tuned for more info.
Credo Reference recently added Ripples of Hope: Great American Civil Rights Speeches; The Human Body Book: An Illustrated Guide to Its Structure, Function and Disorders; A Dictionary of Globalisation and Environmental Policy; and numerous other titles. Read more for a complete list of new Credo e-resources, which you can access from the USC Libraries e-resources pages.