Friday, April 5, 2013

New electronic access for library materials

This first part is newly acquired journal content in subjects of interest to Biological Sciences. In many cases we only had access to part of the run but we now have all years. For the second part (after the line across) they are reference materials or books.

Scientific American
Continental Shelf Research

Deep Sea Research - all sections

Estuarine and Coastal Marine Science (and its successor: Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science)

Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom

Marine Micropaleontology


Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology (P3)

Precambrian Research

Progress in Oceanography

Quarterly Reviews in Biophysics

Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology
 Comprehensive Biophysics
Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience

Evolution of Fossil Ecosystems

Encyclopedia of fish physiology

Numerical ecology 3rd ed

Treatise on estuarine and coastal science

Jean E. Crampon
University Librarian
Science & Engineering Library
910 Bloom Walk  SSL 303-A
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0481
voice:  213-740-4421   fax:  213-821-4214

Call for Presenters - USC Spring 2013 Scholars Research Symposium (Monday, April 15th at the Davidson Conference Center)

The USC Graduate School, Diversity Outreach and Academic Professional Development is pleased to announce an Scholars’ Research Symposium! The event will take place all day (meals provided) on Monday, April 15th. This will be a great way to share your research and get feedback on your work while being amongst your peers in a welcoming and supportive environment. Presenters will also be eligible for up to $500 to be used for conference travel and/or expenses related to their research. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, April 9th at 9 AM.
Spring 2013
Scholars Research Symposium
Practice Your Scholarly Presentation Skills, Share Your Research Ideas, Acquire Feedback on Your Scholarship,
Network in a Welcoming & Interdisciplinary Environment, Receive Funding
USC Davidson Conference Center

Information & Eligibility

• Acquire an award up to $500: Receive a stipend if your funding package permits this; or, get reimbursed on conference or other research-related expenses not previously covered over the past two academic years (original receipts).

• Availability on Monday, April 15, 2013, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm (all day, meals provided). Please be available for a reasonable time after your own session.

• All USC doctoral students are eligible! Priority is APD and EDGE Participants.
How to Apply

1) Visit Complete online form and upload project title and abstract. Enter N/A for “description of meeting” or use this box as extra space for abstract. Abstract will be published as uploaded in the symposium program.

2) Due date for online application: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 by 9 a.m. Acceptance notices will go out April 11, 2013. Early submissions are encouraged (express interest immediately).

3) Request a statement of support from faculty advisor and a brief (1-2 sentence) endorsement from department chair. Send to
For questions, contact (Letisha R. Wyatt) or (Jesse S. Watson and Dr. Richard Andalon).

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Final Fellowship Information Sessions of the Spring Semester

We will be holding our final fellowship information sessions of the semester in the next couple of weeks. Please forward the following information to your students. Since many of these fellowships have early fall deadlines, we highly encourage students to attend the sessions. Many of these fellowships require students to apply a year before they intend to use the fellowship.

The sessions will be held on the following days and times:

Fulbright Student Grant for International Study, Research, and Teaching
Thursday, April 4 at noon
Leavey Library Auditorium

General National/International Fellowships Information Session
Monday, April 8 at 1pm
Leavey Library Auditorium

Fulbright Student Grant for International Study, Research, and Teaching
Wednesday, April 17 at 3pm
Leavey Library Auditorium

Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship*
A current USC graduate student and Fulbright alum will speak about her experience as a Fulbright ETA.
Thursday, April 25 at 3:30pm
Leavey Library Auditorium

If students are not able to attend the sessions or if they have any questions, they can contact our office at to schedule an appointment. U.S. Citizenship is required for the fellowships. Additional information regarding the scholarships/fellowships is available at 

Thank you for your assistance.


Office of Academic and International Fellowships

Office of Academic and International Fellowships
Noosha Malek, Director
Martha Enciso, Associate Director
Katie Calvert, Assistant Director
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