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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. 

Green Book

USC Libraries exhibits Green Book this fall

"Green Book: African-American Travel Experiences" is now on display.

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UofSC Libraries announces Frankenstein 1818-2018 exhibit and events

The Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections is celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's classic novel.

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UofSC opens Richard W. Riley Collection

President Bill Clinton honored former governor and U.S. Secretary of Education Dick Riley at SC Political Collections' event Aug. 6.

PIHMS presents check to MIRC

Parris Island Historic and Museum Society gifts $200,000 to preserve, share films

The society has gifted USC Libraries Moving Image Research Collections funds to help preserve and share the U.S. Marine Corps Film Repository.

John Shippen

Open history

University Libraries' newsfilm collection includes the only known footage of America’s first pro golfer - and first African American pro golfer - John Shippen.


Gen. Charles Bolden gifts collection to libraries

Columbia native, former astronaut and Administrator of NASA Gen. Charles Bolden has gifted his personal collection of papers and items acquired throughout his career to the South Caroliniana Library.

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Undergraduate students recognized for research

A record seven students were recognized May 8 for outstanding research projects that used libraries' resources and services.


Library detectives

Information investigators pack subject expertise and great customer service skills into their case-solving toolkit.

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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.


Constructing a lasting legacy

Oral historian Andrea L'Hommedieu has preserved the history of the Kline Iron & Steel company online.


Now that's "SMART"

Digital Collections announces arrival of a new scanner that is revolutionizing access to rare and fragile materials.

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Collecting memories with a microphone

University Libraries and College of Education students collaborate to save and share University High School alumni history.