Library Instruction Requet Form

To arrange for an instruction session with the Thomas Cooper Library's Reference Department, please fill out the form below or send an email to that includes your name, contact information, course number and title, number of students, class meeting time, and preferred dates. Requests submitted at least one week in advance of the instruction date will receive first priority. It is helpful if you have an alternative date/s in mind just in case the time that you request is booked.

If you have specific questions contact Karen Brown, Reference Librarian at 803-777-2956 or ENGL 101/ENGL 102 faculty and instructors contact Laurel Baker at 777-2091 or

You will be contacted by a librarian to confirm the time and clarify the content of your scheduled session. 

Course Prefix and Number
(ex. ENGL 102)
Number of Students
Time Class Meets
Preferred Date
Alternative Date/s
Description of class assignment or other information you would like to provide

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