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Discovering the World of Research: Summer Olympics

This guide is a supplement to the Leavey Library Outreach Events.

Spring 2020 - Mid-semester Event

Summer Olympics: Exploring Past, Present, & Future
Dates: Wednesday & Thursday, March 4-5, 2020
Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Location: Leavey Library Reflection Pool

Discover the various players involved in hosting the Summer Olympics.  
Explore materials from USC Libraries
that showcase the diversity in the Olympic games,

not only from the athletic side, but from every field of industry.

Examine past games hosted in Los Angeles and envision how YOU will contribute to the 2028 Olympic games. 

Olympic symbol image



1932 Los Angeles Summer Olympics

1932 Summer Olympics Logo

1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics

1984 Olympic Logo


2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics

Tokyo Olympic Logo

Interested in learning more about the 2020 Summer Olympics? 


2028 Los Angeles Summer Olympics

Los Angeles 2028 Summer Olympic Logo

USC Libraries Resources

These a just a sample of the many resources available at USC Libraries.  Take a look at the books, articles, and other materials organized by discipline.  

Did you know scientists and engineers are part of the Olympics? Take a look below at some interesting videos and articles that feature STEM in the Olympics: