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All University of South Carolina system institutions will be closed through the end of the spring semester. Columbia campus virtual instruction will continue through the conclusion of final exams in May. Details can be found on the coronavirus landing page.

College of Information and Communications

Laboratory for Leadership in Equity And Diversity

The School of Library and Information Science at the University of South Carolina has established a new laboratory to conduct research, provide resources, and plan programming related to protecting access to information people need.  Areas and issues of interest include:

  • Universal Access and Universal Design
  • Access for people with different abilities
  • Digital Divide
  • Freedom to Read
  • Information Access Policies
  • Electronic, web, and mobile accessibility
  • Inclusion and Diversity Policies
  • Preservice and Continuing Education
  • Skills development and job training

Information about the LLEAD is available by contacting Dr. Clayton Copeland at

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.