Leavey Library

Levaey Library Exterior
Leavey Library Circulation Desk

Library Hours

  • Leavey Library
  • Wed Aug 21
    9am to 9pm
  • Thu Aug 22
    9am to 9pm
  • Fri Aug 23
    9am to 9pm
  • Sat Aug 24
    9am to 5pm
  • Sun Aug 25
    noon to 8pm
  • Mon Aug 26
    8am to 24 hours
  • Tue Aug 27
    24 Hours
  • Wed Aug 28
    24 Hours
  • Thu Aug 29
    24 Hours
  • Fri Aug 30
    24 Hours
  • Sat Aug 31
    Closes at Midnight
  • Sun Sep 01
    noon to 8pm
  • Mon Sep 02
    noon to 8pm
  • Tue Sep 03
    8am to 24 hours
  • Wed Sep 04
    24 Hours
  • Thu Sep 05
    24 Hours
  • Fri Sep 06
    24 Hours
  • Sat Sep 07
    Closes at Midnight
  • Sun Sep 08
    9am to 24 hours
  • Mon Sep 09
    24 Hours
  • Tue Sep 10
    24 Hours
  • Wed Sep 11
    24 Hours
  • Thu Sep 12
    24 Hours
  • Fri Sep 13
    24 Hours
  • Sat Sep 14
    Closes at Midnight
  • Sun Sep 15
    9am to 24 hours
  • Mon Sep 16
    24 Hours
  • Tue Sep 17
    24 Hours
  • Wed Sep 18
    24 Hours
  • Thu Sep 19
    24 Hours
  • Fri Sep 20
    24 Hours
  • Sat Sep 21
    Closes at Midnight
  • Sun Sep 22
    9am to 24 hours
  • Mon Sep 23
    24 Hours
  • Tue Sep 24
    24 Hours
  • Wed Sep 25
    24 Hours
  • Thu Sep 26
    24 Hours
  • Fri Sep 27
    24 Hours
  • Sat Sep 28
    Closes at Midnight
  • Sun Sep 29
    9am to 24 hours
  • Mon Sep 30
    24 Hours
  • Tue Oct 01
    24 Hours
  • Wed Oct 02
    24 Hours
  • Thu Oct 03
    24 Hours
  • Fri Oct 04
    24 Hours
  • Sat Oct 05
    Closes at Midnight
  • Sun Oct 06
    9am to 24 hours
  • Mon Oct 07
    24 Hours
  • Tue Oct 08
    24 Hours
  • Wed Oct 09
    24 Hours
  • Thu Oct 10
    24 Hours
  • Fri Oct 11
    24 Hours
  • Sat Oct 12
    Closes at Midnight
  • Sun Oct 13
    9am to 24 hours
  • Mon Oct 14
    24 Hours
  • Tue Oct 15
    24 Hours
  • Wed Oct 16
    24 Hours
  • Thu Oct 17
    24 Hours
  • Fri Oct 18
    24 Hours
  • Sat Oct 19
    Closes at Midnight
  • Sun Oct 20
    9am to 24 hours
  • Mon Oct 21
    24 Hours
  • Tue Oct 22
    24 Hours
  • Wed Oct 23
    24 Hours
  • Thu Oct 24
    24 Hours
  • Fri Oct 25
    24 Hours
  • Sat Oct 26
    Closes at Midnight
  • Sun Oct 27
    9am to 24 hours
  • Mon Oct 28
    24 Hours
  • Tue Oct 29
    24 Hours
  • Wed Oct 30
    24 Hours

Location
University of Southern California
University Park
651 West 35th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90089-2571

email: lvy@usc.edu
Campus map code: LVL

Circulation (213) 740-4350
Administration (213) 740-0049
1st Floor Help Desk (213) 740-6938
2nd Floor Help Desk (213) 740-7988
Reference Consultations (213) 740-8931
ITS Customer Support (213) 740 5555

 

About this library

The Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Library provides a state-of-the-art learning environment for students and faculty at the University of Southern California. Leavey’s print and electronic collections, services, and technology are designed to facilitate coursework, studying, and research. Experts are available 24 hours a day to provide assistance with research and computing. Leavey’s technology-enhanced spaces support teaching and individual or group study—as well as film screenings, multimedia production and viewing, presentations, and videoconferencing.

 

Hours and Services:

During Fall and Spring semesters Leavey is open continuously until midnight Saturday and reopens at 9am on Sunday.  During finals the library is open continuously. Hours during holidays and summer vary.

All library services stop 15 minutes before closing, and all patrons are asked to leave before closing time.

 

Collections

Leavey offers a core research and reference collection, a film library of more than 7000 DVDs, and a selection of the most requested academic journals, magazines, and newspapers. You can browse Leavey’s featured collections of plays, classic works of literature and philosophy, recent best-sellers, and new books. The USC Libraries also provide a wealth of online resources, including full-text journals, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and photographic databases.

 

Research and Computing Help

  • Reference librarians provide individual research assistance by consultation appointment and online at Ask-A-Librarian.
  • Computing and printing help is available 24 hours a day on the 1st and 2nd floors during the fall and spring semesters
  • Consultants from the Writing Center are available to help with course papers in the Ahmanson Information Commons (Leavey Lower Level) during the fall and spring semesters.
  • Librarians teach a variety of classes about research basics and critical strategies for finding, evaluating, and using print and online information effectively.

 

Services

Circulation Desk: Your USCard is also your library card. Present it at the circulation desk on the first floor to borrow or renew materials, and to obtain information about your account. You can also pay fines and report lost items or library cards.

Course Reserves: Undergraduate and graduate course reserves are available at the Leavey circulation desk. The USC Libraries’ online catalog shows a complete list of reserves materials arranged by professors’ names and course numbers. Electronic course reserves are available at reserves.usc.edu

 

Directions:

Leavey Library is located on the northeast corner of campus (near the intersection of Jefferson Boulevard and Figueroa Street).

Closest campus entrance to Leavey Library is Gate Entrance #3 (213) 740-3848, located at the intersection of West 35th Street and Figueroa Street, which is open 24 hours a day. Public parking is available for $10.00 Monday through Friday. Parking availability may change due to special events.

USC University Park Campus map (building "LVL" at coordinates F4) and directions to the campus. For general questions regarding parking, see the Parking Services Web site.

Please note: All visitors are required to show a photo ID to enter the library at all times. Only USC students, faculty, and staff may be present in libraries open after 9:00 p.m. or before 7:00 a.m. For more information, please see our Access and Borrowing Policies page.