Katharin Peter will lead a series of workshops in October, covering demographic statistics and mapping applications as well as sources for public opinion data, education statistics, and comparative international data. The first one is Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 11:00 a.m. to noon in Leavey Library's Learning Room A. Keep reading for a complete schedule of seminars and topics.
USC kicked off its annual Good Neighbors Campaign today. The USC Libraries' launch event is scheduled for next Tuesday, October 6, at 10:00 a.m.
The USC Libraries recently installed new signage to showcase the Chinese Collection, Japanese Collection, and Korean Heritage Library in Doheny Memorial Library. Helping students find materials related to East Asian studies, the signs are part of the public service efforts related to the libraries' strategic plan, The Essential Library.
Reference and instruction librarian Felicia Palsson recently completed a LibGuide on using Google Scholar effectively. It features a one-minute tutorial on setting up Google Scholar to access USC Libraries e-resources. Palsson also shares tips for ensuring that you get the most relevant search results.
In an L.A. Times article by Steve Harvey about USC's canine mascot, Tirebiter, Claude Zachary recounts some of the lore surrounding the original Tirebiter and his successors, Tirebiter II, Tirebiter III, and Tirebiter IV. He also describes the mystery about Tirebiter's origins during the 1940s.