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Wonderland Award
The USC Libraries are now accepting submissions for the Twelfth-Annual USC Libraries Wonderland Award . The Wonderland Award is an annual multidisciplinary competition showcasing the creative and...Read more

Student Workers Reflect
Editor's note: Students working for the USC Libraries' Special Collections routinely come into close contact with unique archival materials. Here on the libraries' website, we're sharing occasional...Read more

Are you the type of student who likes to party hard and study harder? Or are you the lone wolf who likes to be distraction-free when hitting the books? We've created a quiz to help you determine...Read more

Library Tips
Spring semester is a time when many students are preparing for entrance tests for graduate and professional school. The USC Libraries can help you prepare for these tests by providing study guides...Read more

Scripter
The USC Libraries have named the finalists for the 28th-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award. Since 1988, Scripter has honored the authors of printed works alongside the screenwriters who adapt their...Read more

As the new year approaches and the university enters its winter recess, enjoy this short holiday message from Dean Catherine Quinlan and the faculty and staff of the University of Southern Libraries...Read more

New Acquisitions
In an article about Brutalism , "Wired" recently featured the work architectural photographer Wayne Thom, whose archive the USC Libraries acquired in August. Although some critics find Brutalist...Read more

Library Tips
Whether you want to call it reading for pleasure, leisure reading, or reading for fun, reading is great way to relax over the upcoming semester break. In addition to being an enjoyable pasttime,...Read more

From literature reviews to research papers to creative works, information literacy concepts and skills are used in every discipline throughout the research process. Information literacy is the set of...Read more

Events and Exhibitions
A new exhibit in USC's Doheny Memorial Library celebrates the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland." Oxford mathematician Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (pen name Lewis...Read more

Student Workers Reflect
Editor's note: Students working for the USC Libraries' Special Collections routinely come into close contact with amazing archival materials. Here on the libraries' website, we're sharing occasional...Read more

New Acquisitions
The work of architectural photographer Wayne Thom, whose archive the USC Libraries acquired in August, is currently the focus of an exhibition at the WUHO Gallery in Hollywood. In a recent review ,...Read more

Library Tips
Primary sources provide direct experience of an event, person, or object. What is considered primary depends on the research question at hand. For example, in history primary sources often include...Read more

Leavey Library
This Thursday and Friday, Nov. 12-13, the USC Libraries host a "de-stresser" event outside Leavey Library to help students cope with their classwork and impending final exams. Coffee, tea, hot...Read more

The USC Libraries are accepting submissions for the USC Libraries Research Award through January 29, 2016. The award recognizes USC undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated...Read more