Leavey Library

Levaey Library Exterior
Leavey Library Circulation Desk

Library Hours

  • Leavey Library
  • Thu Sep 24
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  • Sun Sep 27
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  • Mon Oct 26
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  • Tue Oct 27
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  • Wed Oct 28
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  • Sun Nov 01
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  • Mon Nov 02
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  • Tue Nov 03
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  • Sun Nov 08
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  • Mon Nov 09
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  • Tue Nov 10
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  • Wed Nov 11
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  • Thu Nov 12
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  • Fri Nov 13
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  • Sat Nov 14
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  • Sun Nov 15
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  • Mon Nov 16
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  • Tue Nov 17
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  • Wed Nov 18
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  • Thu Nov 19
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  • Fri Nov 20
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  • Sat Nov 21
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  • Sun Nov 22
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  • Mon Nov 23
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  • Tue Nov 24
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  • Wed Nov 25
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  • Thu Nov 26
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  • Fri Nov 27
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  • Sat Nov 28
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  • Sun Nov 29
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  • Mon Nov 30
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  • Tue Dec 01
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  • Wed Dec 02
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  • Thu Dec 03
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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.