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USC Libraries to codevelop K-12 curriculum based on Emmy-winning L.A. documentary series
The Lost L.A. Curriculum Project will bring together Southern California educational and media organizations to create lesson plans that pull from the city’s rich history.
USC Libraries awarded grant for residency program
The residents will help smaller organizations and individual collectors apply archival standards and practices.
Symposium studies past German exiles in LA
A three-day symposium exploring issues of creativity and commerce through the life and work of Germans who made their home in Southern California before and during World War II, runs though Aug. 30.
USC Libraries first in California to partner with Digital Public Library of America
The USC Libraries have become the first library in California to partner with the Digital Public Library of America as a content hub.
USC Libraries, KCETLink launch video series
The USC Libraries and KCETLink have partnered to create a series of videos drawing upon the collections of libraries, museums and private archives that make up the LA as Subject research group.
Flash plays coming soon to a venue near you
The USC Libraries have begun a collaboration with USC School of Dramatic Arts Professor Oliver Mayer to showcase the essential role of libraries in discovery and the creative arts through an upcoming series of flash plays.
USC Libraries name finalists for 25th annual Scripter Award
The USC Libraries have named the authors and screenwriters of Argo, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Life of Pi, Lincoln, The Perks of Being a Wallflower and Silver Linings Playbook as finalists for the 25th annual USC Libraries Scripter Award.
USC Libraries establish new digital site
The USC Libraries have launched a new version of the USC Digital Library, providing improved search and discovery tools.
USC Libraries to celebrate California poet Robinson Jeffers
The USC Libraries will present a series of events on Oct. 25 celebrating the work and life of poet Robinson Jeffers.
USC Libraries project takes on a new dimension
A 3-D fractal has taken physical form for the first time at the USC Libraries.
USC Libraries Welcome First Discovery Fellow
USC Libraries dean Catherine Quinlan has named Margaret Wertheim, a science writer and director of The Institute for Figuring, as the first USC Libraries Discovery Fellow.
Oral History Paints a Vivid Picture
Scholars, performers and technologists give voice to stories at the intersection of the personal and the historical at USC and in downtown Los Angeles from March 26-29.
‘Children of Men’ Wins Scripter Award
The author and screenwriters of the film based on P.D. James’ tale about infertility in the near future will be honored at Doheny Library Feb. 18.
Scripter Award Finalists Announced
Assembling the Fragments of L.A. History
USC Libraries-based L.A. as Subject unites regional history collections at inaugural Archives Bazaar.