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Borrow Library Materials

Learn about loan policies for the variety of books, films and other materials available in the University Libraries collections.

Request Books through Find It @ UofSC Libraries

Sign in to Find It @ UofSC with your network username and password. Click Request under Get It and choose a Pickup Location. You'll receive an email confirmation when your items are ready.

 

General Check Out Policies

  • Current USC students, faculty and staff can borrow an unlimited number of most materials
  • CarolinaCard ID is required
  • Check out at the Circulation Desk in Thomas Cooper or Music Library
  • Return items to Circulation Desk or campus book drops located outside Thomas Cooper Library, at the Music Library, and on the corner of Bull and Devine streets
  • Lost or unreturned items are subject to replacement fees

 

Details by Status and Material Types

Books

  • Loaned for 6 weeks with unlimited renewals

DVDs

  • Up to 2 films loaned for 2 days with 1 renewal

Books in General Circulation

  • Loaned until semester ends with unlimited renewals

Books in Juvenile and Popular Reading

  • Loaned for 6 weeks with unlimited renewals

Journal and Magazine Volumes

  • Loaned for 3 days with 10 renewals

DVDs

  • Up to 2 films loaned for 2 days with 1 renewal

Books in General Circulation and Juvenile

  • Loaned for 6 months with unlimited renewals

Books in Popular Reading

  • Loaned for 6 weeks with unlimited renewals

Journal and Magazine Volumes

  • Loaned for 3 days with unlimited renewals

Educational Films DVDs

  • Loaned for 3 days with 3 renewals

Browsing Films

  • Loaned for 3 days with 1 renewal

Books

  • Loaned for 6 weeks with unlimited renewals

Journal and Magazine Volumes

  • Loaned for 3 days with 10 renewals

DVDs

  • Up to 2 films loaned for 2 days with 1 renewal

Policies for All Borrowers

  • Loaned for 6 weeks with 1 renewal
  • Limit of 50 items

 


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