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User Services for the South Caroliniana Library are located in the Graniteville Room, on the Mezzanine level of Thomas Cooper Library, while the Caroliniana's historic building undergoes renovations. Materials must be requested in advance. Please contact the reference staff at or 803-777-3132 to request materials 24 business hours before you visit. Additionally, please visit the User Services FAQ page and a map to the library for more information prior to your visit.

The South Caroliniana Library is one of the premier research archives and special collections repositories in the state of South Carolina and the southeastern United States. Its holdings are essential to the understanding of South Carolina and Southern culture over the last three hundred years.

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User services are located in the Graniteville Room on the mezzanine level of Thomas Cooper Library while the Caroliniana's historic building undergoes renovation. Cooper Library is located at 1322 Greene Street. View Parking Map and Driving Directions.
The South Caroliniana Library building is located at the intersection of Sumter and College Streets on the historic Horseshoe, but is currently closed for renovations. View SCL on the USC Campus Map or Google Maps.

910 Sumter St. 
University of South Carolina
Columbia, S.C. 29208

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803-777-3131 (Office)      
803-777-3132 (Reference)
803-777-5747 (Fax) 

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