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Fall Literary Festival 2021

This year, the festival welcomes children’s and young adult book author Jacqueline Woodson, poet Robyn Schiff and novelist and memoirist Aminatta Forna.

2020-2021 Undergraduate Research Awards

Six students have won 2020-2021 University Libraries Undergraduate Research Awards.

Giovanni Piranesi etching of Rome

Piranesi's Worlds: Mapping the Architectural Imagination exhibit now open to public

The incredibly detailed work and vivid imagination of 18th-century Italian archaeologist, architect and artist Giovanni Piranesi (1720-1778) are now on display at the Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library.

Digital Research Services Spring 2021 Workshops

Digital Research Services is offering workshops this spring. All are free and open to UofSC students, faculty and staff.

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KISS collection rocks on at UofSC Libraries

University Libraries will be home to a one-of-a-kind collection of memorabilia from the rock band KISS.

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Ray Bradbury fan donates lifelong collection to UofSC Libraries

Hardin’s Bradbury collection, which she recently gifted to the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections at UofSC Libraries, grew over the decades.

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Documenting COVID-19 at the University of South Carolina

Tell us how COVID-19 has affected you, and we’ll add your story to our permanent digital collection at South Caroliniana Library.

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Enhancing the TCoop experience

New partnership creates a playbook for supporting student success

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Supporting digital scholarship

New centralized services connect faculty with technology access and support

Mark Catesby artwork print of an Ivory Billed Woodpecker

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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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.

Upcoming Events & Exhibits

#SHARPGrads | Introduction to ICPSR

Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021

Location: University Libraries Virtual Event

Cost: Free

UofSC Fall Literary Festival with Aminatta Forna

Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021

Location: University Libraries Virtual Event

Cost: Free

#SHARPGrads | Improve Your Research with Sage Research Methods

Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021

Location: See event description for more details., University Libraries Virtual Event

Cost: Free

The Conversation Editors Campus Visit

Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021

Location: Hollings Special Collections Library Program Room

Cost: Free

#SHARPGrads | Introduction to OpenRefine

Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021

Location: University Libraries Virtual Event

Cost: Free

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