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School of Law

Services to Faculty

After 9PM a Carolina Card is required to enter the Law Library.


Candle Wester, Assistant Director for Faculty Services, 803-777-7229

As the Assistant Director for Faculty Services, I will work with you and your research assistants to help locate information and identify relevant resources for your scholarship and teaching. I provide the following services:

  • Research support
  • Research assistant training
  • Faculty Services Research Assistants (for short term projects)
  • Setting up current awareness services alerts
  • Courseware assistance — TWEN, WebCourse, and Blackboard
  • In-class customized research instruction for substantive courses

Detailed information is available in the Faculty Services Brochure [pdf].


Course Reserves

Faculty may place materials such as books, articles, or videos on reserve in the Law Library. Reserve materials may come from the Law Library collection or from the faculty member’s personal collection. Faculty may also wish to place sample exams on reserve for student reference. To place materials on reserve, contact the Circulation desk [803-777-5942]. If the Law Library does not have an item that you would like placed on reserve, you may contact Cornelius Pereira [803-777-5898] to request that it be purchased.



Law faculty may borrow books from the Law Library for the academic year. University faculty may borrow single volume monographs for six weeks.


Material Retrieval & Delivery

To request delivery of materials from the Law Library to your mailbox, contact the Circulation desk [803-777-5942] or Candle Wester [803-777-7229].


Book delivery from Thomas Cooper Library

To have books delivered to your mailbox from the Thomas Cooper Library Book Delivery Service, please request them through the catalog or contact the Circulation desk [803-777-5942] or Candle Wester [803-777-7229].


Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Material that is unavailable from any of the University Libraries may be borrowed from other libraries. Forms for requesting Interlibrary Loans are available at the Circulation desk or online, or you may contact Katherine Magner [803-777-3367].


Requests to Purchase Materials

To request that the Law Library purchase specific materials, contact Cornelius Pereira [803-777-5898] or Candle Wester [803-777-7229].


Recent Acquisitions List Archive

These are the law library’s recent acquisitions of books and e-books; journals; microform/fiche materials; and serials.


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