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Special Collections
The artifacts, acquired as part of a longstanding partnership with the USC Shoah Foundation's Center for Advanced Genocide Research, were brought back from Nazi Germany by an American Jewish soldier.Read more

Information Literacy
From literature reviews to research papers to creative works, information literacy concepts and skills – the set of abilities encompassing the discovery of information, how information is produced...Read more

Scripter
The USC Libraries have named the finalists for the 29 th -annual USC Libraries Scripter Award. Since 1988, Scripter has honored the authors of printed works alongside the screenwriters who adapt...Read more

Language & Literature
The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) is generously supporting a project by the USC Libraries to digitize a trove of 10,200 letters between writer Hamlin Garland and...Read more

East Asian Studies
University of Southern California alumnus and longtime Korean Heritage Library supporter Sammy Lee died Dec. 2 at the age of 96. Lee, who earned his M.D. from USC in 1947, first gained fame as an...Read more

ONE Archives
Thanks to two generous grants from the Getty Foundation, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries will present Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A. at the ONE Gallery, West...Read more

USC instructors: does your course require students to do research? You can remind your students that the libraries are here to help by including the statement below, in full or in part, in your...Read more

Regional History
The NEH-funded project will provide public access to documentary materials on catastrophic events that resulted in 58 deaths, 2,383 injuries, and $1 billion in property damage throughout Southern...Read more

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Special Collections
A new exhibit on the second floor of Doheny Library tells the story of the Los Angeles Corral of Westerners, a regional history organization whose archive is housed within the USC Libraries’ Special...Read more

Special Collections
The USC Libraries recently cataloged a rare book donated by longtime Friends Board Member Dr. Edwin Todd, who passed away earlier this year. Dr. Todd was a true Renaissance man with interests that...Read more

Special Collections
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

ONE Archives
Longtime ONE Archives supporter Jim Hooker died this week on June 22. ONE Archives director Joseph Hawkins writes: ONE Archives is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Jim Hooker on June 22,...Read more

Faculty and Staff News
The Library and Information Technology Association and OCLC have awarded the USC Libraries' Giao Luong Baker their 2016 Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology. The annual...Read more

Special Collections
"Blurred Lines," a new display on the second floor of Doheny Memorial Library, examines the often-collaborative nature of the literary art objects known as artist books. Selections range from hand-...Read more

Library Tips
Congratulations graduates! This is an exciting time of year and we want to make sure that in the midst of all your celebrating you know how to access library resources after graduation. Graduating...Read more