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First recipient of Joel Myerson Internship learns hands-on at Libraries

Over the course of the summer, Parkin was exposed to multiple aspects of librarianship at the Irvin Department, from conservation to digitization.

Four faculty win SCoer awards for 2022

Congratulations to the four recipients of this year's SCoer faculty awards.

Congratulations to this year's Undergraduate Research Award winners

Subtle change in resource access will reap time-saving rewards

An upgrade to the UofSC Libraries authentication process will take place during Summer 2022.

Learn and Earn: UofSC Libraries program shapes future of student workers

Student workers are a critical component of the libraries' operations and its ability to accomplish its mission to support researchers both on campus and around the world.

'Poetry and Prose in Politics' shines an artistic lens on SC activists and politicians

Song lyrics, plays and poems are part of University Libraries' South Carolina Political Collections

Correspondence with Otto Frank, father to Anne Frank, blossoms into decades-long connection

In 1957, 12-year-old Cara Wilson-Granat wrote a letter to Otto Frank, father of Holocaust victim and world-renowned diarist Anne Frank, and was surprised to receive a response from him.

Catesby in the Carolinas exhibit explores southeastern nature in 1700s

You're invited to step back 300 years into the natural history of the Carolinas at Catesby in the Carolinas, a double-venue exhibit co-hosted by the UofSC Libraries and McKissick Museum.

Open Education Week 2022 Events

Join us as we celebrate the global Open Education Movement and aspire to give everyone access to high-quality, online educational resources.

To honor a legend

University Libraries and Historic Columbia partner to tell Modjeska Simkins' story.

UofSC Libraries connects researchers with Wiley Read and Publish Deal services

UofSC Columbia affiliated researchers can now publish primary research and review articles as open access in any of Wiley's hybrid journals at no charge to the author.

Libraries Greener Fellowship offers minority student behind-the-scenes experience

Anntwanette Sulton knew she wanted to become a librarian by the time she was in the fifth grade.

UofSC virtual film project awarded two-year National Endowment for the Humanities grant

The $349,106 grant will fund development of software that will revolutionize online inspection of digitized archival films.

Humanities Collaborative Spring 2022 Digital Humanities Meetings

The newly formed Humanities Collaborative is sponsoring a new working group committed to the digital humanities that is aimed at humanists, librarians and graduate students with curiosity, interests, plans or projects related to the digital humanities.

Appetite for collecting defines UofSC Libraries donor

Through his donation of Shakespeare' third folio, Jeffery M. Leving has made it possible for students to work with three of four folios at UofSC Libraries.

Love Data Week 2022 Events

To celebrate Love Data Week 2022 (Feb. 14-18), University Libraries is offering a week full of free online workshops. Register now to save your space!

Digital Research Services Spring 2022 Workshops

Digital Research Services is offering workshops this spring. All are free and open to UofSC faculty, staff and students.

Reel life: rare UofSC films are in high demand

"We license about 200 films a year, so over the course of 40-plus years, that's thousands of productions our films have been featured in," says Lydia Pappas, interim director of MIRC.

Insider tips from a collecting pro

“I had to learn how to collect the hard way,” Hardin says, “but anybody can collect. These are things that I learned along the way.”

Ray Bradbury exhibit opens with free, guided tours

The Anne Farr Hardin Collection of Ray Bradbury Books, Fanzines, Pulps, Magazines, Correspondence, Photographs, Memorabilia and Ephemera is now open to the public at the Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library.

Creating a strategic plan for the University Libraries

An award-winning formula

The story of one person and their life experiences can be as important as written historical documents.

Join us for the Fall Literary Festival 2021

This year, the festival welcomes children’s and young adult book author Jacqueline Woodson, poet Robyn Schiff and novelist and memoirist Aminatta Forna.

Libraries interns write chapter in Digital Collections story

If every picture tells a story, what do one million pictures have to say?

How to save a stitch in time

UofSC Libraries Digital Collections permanently preserve historical artifacts threatened by time.


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