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Exhibits, Events and News

University Libraries offer students, faculty, staff and the entire community opportunities to engage with our collections and expert staff. Learn how we support research and discovery of all types, and let us know if you've got a libraries story you'd like us to share. 

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Love Data Week 2020

Love Data Week is an opportunity to explore data concepts and skills, and to learn about the people on campus who can help you with data-related issues.


"The Charleston Renaissance" and "Elizabeth Boatwright Coker's Life and Legacy"

South Caroliniana Library and Irvin Department showcase collections this spring

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Enhancing the TCoop experience

New partnership creates a playbook for supporting student success

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'South Carolina Veterans Project' wins national award

A University of South Carolina oral history project has been awarded the 2019 Oral History Association Elizabeth B. Mason Award

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Supporting digital scholarship

New centralized services connect faculty with technology access and support

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Four Color Fantasies

Attention all comics fans: superheroes, villains, space monsters and crime fighters have invaded University Libraries!

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Fall Literary Festival 2019

The Fall Literary Festival at the University of South Carolina is celebrating 20 years of great writers, readers, fans, and friends.

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UofSC Libraries is now home to the Catesby Centre

The new Mark Catesby Centre at the University of South Carolina brings attention to the innovative work and influence of 17th-century English naturalist Mark Catesby.

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Four faculty win SCoer grants for 2019

Congratulations to the recipients of this year’s SCoer Faculty Grant

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Congratulations to this year's Undergraduate Research Awards winners

Three students have won 2018-19 University Libraries Undergraduate Research Awards.

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Fairfield High School Oral History Collection now online

Learn about rural life in Fairfield County, South Carolina before, during and after the era of desegregation and school integration from people who experienced it.

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Take the next Historic Horseshoe walking tour

USC archivist Elizabeth West leads monthly tours around the heart of the original campus.

Upcoming Events & Exhibits

Harlan Greene: Remarks upon the Opening of The Charleston Renaissance and Elizabeth Boatwright Coker's Life and Legacy

Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020

Location: Hollings Special Collections Library Program Room

Cost: free

Hollings Library Open Gallery with exhibit curator tours

Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020

Location: Hollings Special Collections Library Brittain Gallery 121, Hollings Special Collections Library Irvin Dept Gallery 133

Cost: free

Publishing Your Work: Understand and Manage Your Rights

Thursday, Mar. 5, 2020

Location: Thomas Cooper Library L304

Cost: Free

Introduction to Open Science Framework workshop

Friday, Mar. 6, 2020

Location: Thomas Cooper Library

Cost: Free

Historic USC Horseshoe Walking Tour

Thursday, Mar. 12, 2020

Location: South Caroliniana Library 910 Sumter Street

Cost: Free

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