Virtual Services Information: Researching While the Reading Room is Closed

Beginning Monday, March 16, 2020, the Special Collections and SC Historical Society Research Services Desk will be staffed during our regular semester hours online at http://answers.library.cofc.edu/speccoll/. Please note that the Special Collections and SC Historical Society Reading Room is closed to the public. 

Addlestone Library’s virtual Access & Instruction Desk will be staffed during regular semester hours online at http://answers.library.cofc.edu/. All other College Libraries will also offer virtual services through their websites. 

Hours for all libraries are continually updated on our website. To ensure the health and safety of library users, at this time, our physical facilities are accessible only to College Libraries staff. 

Please see below for services available to researchers while our reading room is closed.

Ask a Question
Get in touch with Special Collections’ reference professionals using the Ask Us form on our website.  We welcome questions from all users, regardless of their academic affiliation.

Schedule a Research Consultation with Special Collections: http://libcal.library.cofc.edu/appointments/.

Explore Digital Collections
Browse or Search the Lowcountry Digital Library.

Here are a few more links from our website with library resources we hope will be helpful during these challenging times:

Academic Continuity and E-Learning Guide (including FAQs): https://libguides.library.cofc.edu/continuity

Latest News & Updates: https://library.cofc.edu/about/news-events/

Additional resources will be made available via the College of Charleston Libraries website.