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Thomas Cooper Library

  • USC students, faculty and staff must swipe a valid CarolinaCard to enter.
  • Visitors, including alumni, Friends of the Libraries and members of the general public, must stop at the visitor desk during visitor hours to enter.

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Other Library Locations and Services

  • Please check the website for details about individual library services.
  • Using materials from our Special Collections requires an advance appointment. Contact the relevant collection area directly.
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