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Library Guides

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Interlibrary Loan

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Library Map

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Course Reserves

Find materials your professors have put on reserve. Items are available to check out at the Circulation Desk

South Carolina Room

The South Carolina Room of the CSU Library houses the Library’s South Carolina Collection. This collection consists of items related to South Carolina, particularly its history, literature, and the arts.

The South Carolina Room is located on the main level of the L. Mendel Rivers Library and is open during normal library hours. Ask CSU Library Staff for help accessing this collection.


The CSU Archives acquires, preserves, organizes, and makes available materials which sustain the institutional memory of the University. These records include those related to the development, activities, and achievements of the university and its enduring historical significance.

The CSU Archives is located on the lower level of the L. Mendel Rivers Library. The Archives' holdings are non-circulating but are open by appointment for research and reference.