Library details: University of South Carolina-Columbia Libraries is an Academic library.
This library is affiliated with University of South Carolina (view map) . The collection of the library contains 4,459,841 volumes. The library circulates 270,928 items per year. The library serves a population of 27,681 FTE Enrollment.
Member of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL)
Member of the Association of Research Libraries
Carnegie I Research Institution
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Administration: The director of the library is David Banush .
Organizational structure: The library is part of a publicly-funded organization. It operates on a Non-profit financial model.
Academic Level: The library Serves an educational institution at the University level. The Carnegie Foundation designates this institution as: Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity (level 15).
Affiliations: The library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. Member of Eduroam
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2018|
|Previous Automation System||Millennium||2004|
|Previous Automation System||NOTIS||1988|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Ex Libris CDI||2018|
|Previous Discovery Index||EBSCO Discovery Service||2014|
|Previous Discovery Interface||Encore||2014|
|Authentication Service||OpenAthens -- EBSCO||2021|
|Previous Authentication Service||EZproxy|
|Institutional Repository||Digital Commons|
|Digital Asset Management||CONTENTdm|
|Web Content Management||OU Campus|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries (view map)|
|The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.|
Automation Survey: We are conducting a study on the automation systems used in libraries. This survey should be completed by a person familiar with your libraries use of Alma.
|WorldCat Registry ID||113629|
Record History: This listing was created on Dec 13, 1997 and was last modified on Oct 30, 2023.
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