Music Library is primarily for use by students, faculty, staff and other members of the University of South Carolina community. Researchers and scholars not affiliated with the University, however, may utilize the library's collections under the guidelines set forth below.
Visitors should register at the circulation desk at the library entrance. A picture-ID is required. Visitors under the age of fifteen must be accompanied by an adult. The library reserves the right to restrict or modify guest access during times of peak library use.
Two computers are available for searching the online catalog, on the second level of the library. Ten additional computers on the first and second floor are available for library research. The visitors are restricted to 30 minutes of use per day. Guest wireless service is available for computers throughout the building but does not provide access to licensed resources. Visitors are welcome to use library copiers and scanners.
Material checkout privileges are reserved for members of the University of South Carolina community and visitors enrolled in institutions with a reciprocal borrowing agreement. All others can secure borrowing privileges by becoming members of Thomas Cooper Society.