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Graduate Student Guide to USC Libraries  

Last Updated: May 15, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Thomas Cooper Library  (Main Library)
Find us at 1322 Greene Street

Open 24/7 during Fall and Spring semesters. 

Must have your CarolinaCard during hours the library is only open to current USC students, faculty and staff.

Hollings Special Collections Library, hours
- enter via Thomas Cooper Library
- Irvin Dept. of Rare Books & Special Collections
- South Carolina Political Collections
Moving Image Research Collections, hours
Find us at 707 Catawba Street

Music Library, hours
Find us at School of Music, 2nd Floor

Springs Business Library, hours
Find us at Darla Moore School of Business, 2nd Floor
South Caroliniana Library, hours  
Find us on the Horseshoe   

Returning Books

Books can be returned to the Business, Music, or Thomas Cooper libraries or in a book drop (look for the big blue box) in the lobby of Gambrell Hall and outside the entrance of Thomas Cooper.  A drive-by book drop is located behind the Thomson Health Center.


On the Columbia Campus, but administratively separate from University Libraries

Coleman Karesh Law Library
School of Medicine Library




Be Connected

On the go?  Search the catalog and many databases configured for your smart phone or tablet from our mobile site.

Stay up-to-date with library news and events with the Libraries' social media outlets.

Library Workshops

Worskhop topics include:

Research Readiness, getting oriented to library services

Zotero, free software for managing your citations

Impact Measures for Research


Guide for Graduate Students brochure


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