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New at Leavey Library

New! - Group Study Room Reservations Online at

Some of the features the new system offers are:

You will be able to cancel a reservation remotely if you do not need the reservation

For more information regarding the use of our facilities, please see the Collaborative Workroom Policies and the USC Library Usage Policies.

New Searchable Leavey DVD Lists

You can now browse, search, or print the A-Z List of all DVDs and VHS Tapes available at Leavey Library, as well as the list of Titles added in the two last months. For more information about checking out DVDs and searching in Homer, see the DVDs in Leavey Library LibGuide.

Audio/Visual Equipment for Checkout

Need pictures for a project? Practicing a group presentation? Leavey Library has digital cameras, camcorders and an LCD data projector available for checkout. Please see our Technology page for more information.

Leavey Library Showcases Book Collections

Time for browsing on your way upstairs?

Do you know where the New Books section is located in Leavey? How about the popular reading (aka McNaughton) collection? If you hadn't discovered these collections before, you can now browse through them on your way to the Upper Commons and quiet floors – or anytime you're getting on or off the elevator! View the unique book collection in the lobby of each floor, just across from the elevators. Read more here. A browse-able list of the McNaughton collection is online here.

USC Libraries Tutorial websites

Leavey Library has a new Technology Tutorials page which has links to quick start guides for our audio/visual equipment, as well as training and software support from Apple, Microsoft and Adobe.

The USC Libraries Tutorials page includes Homer, Tiered Reference, and instruction-related tutorials.

Launching the Essential Library

The new strategic plan charts an innovative course for USC Libraries and reaffirms a commitment to customer service. Read the news story about the strategic plan here and read the plan itself here.