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University Libraries

Visitor and Alumni Services

Community members, alumni and other visitors to campus can use many of the resources and services available through University Libraries. Learn how to make the most of your visit.

Plan Your Visit

Before You Arrive

  • Use Find It @ UofSC catalog to confirm the location of items you plan to use
  • Check the hours for visitors of that library or department
  • Check the library location you plan to visit for directions, parking and any requirements for requesting materials in advance


Onsite Resources and Services

Visitors can use print materials within the library buildings. They can also access online databases, journals and ebooks from library computers at Thomas Cooper Library and the Music Library.

Library staff can assist with printing and photocopying. See the Computer Use Policy for details about general internet use and guest wireless access.


Library Annex Materials

Make advance requests to have them delivered to campus for your visit. Contact Circulation at 803-777-3145 or

To request Annex items belonging to special collections, contact the library or department directly.

Ask for items to be held at one of the Library Annex reading rooms if you need to work with a large amount of material. Contact the Library Annex at 803-896-0780 or to request.

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