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From left to right: USC Libraries Research Award winners Diana Kruzman, Mahima Verma, Alexander Finkelstein, Sasha Pearce, Emily Hodgkins and Sareen Palassian. Papers on post-World War II Beat music...Read more

Wonderland Award
From left to right: Cassady Collection curator Abby Saunders, honorable mention winner Genevieve Parkes, first-prize winner Sara Fenton, Wonderland Award sponsor Linda Cassady, second-prize winner Yu...Read more

Library Tips
Citation managers, sometimes called reference managers, are robust software tools designed to help you as an author and researcher collect, sort, and cite your many sources. Each tool is different...Read more

Faculty and Staff News
Megan Rosenbloom of the USC Libraries has been named a “ Mover and Shake r” in the library industry by the national publication, Library Journal. In its March 15, 2016 issue, Library Journal named 54...Read more

Events and Exhibitions
The USC Libraries opened the spring exhibition “True Crime” in the Doheny Library Treasure Room, documenting the history of detectives and the art of crime solving. The libraries created a mixed-...Read more

Scripter
The authors and screenwriters behind the film "The Big Short" and the television miniseries "Show Me a Hero" received the 28th-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award in a ceremony inside USC's Doheny...Read more

Scripter
The authors and screenwriters behind the film “The Big Short” and the television miniseries “Show Me a Hero” received the 28th-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award in a Feb. 20 ceremony at USC’s...Read more

Library Tips
The term "altmetrics" refers to "alternative metrics" or "article-level metrics." As the internet accelerated dissemination of scholarly work, scholars wanted a way to determine a work's impact...Read more

Faculty and Staff News
Why explains the rise of scholarly pirates – researchers who cirumvent paywalls to access journal articles and other paywalled content? A recent Chronicle of Higher Education story about academic...Read more

Scripter
The 28th-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award ceremony takes place in Doheny Memorial Library on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2014. Because of preparations for the event, the entire builing be closed to the...Read more

The USC Libraries are recruiting students for a study of how people do research. Study results will inform improvements in library spaces, services, and collections. Participants will be asked to...Read more

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