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Library Guides

Popular Guides                                                                                         Newest Guides

Nursing                                                                                                                      English (Hornbuckle)

Fake News and the Post-Truth Era                                                                         Women in Wartime

Criminal Justice                                                                                                        PR 260 (Ward)

Disaster and Emergency Management                                                                   Madam C. J. Walker

Global Business                                                                                                                         Career Resources

October 2017         Gwendolyn Brooks

November 2017     Women of Science

December 2017     Maria Tallchief

January 2018         Grace Hopper

February 2018        Madam C. J. Walker

March 2018            Women in Wartime  (Women's History Month)

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Hours and Quick Numbers

Regular Library Hours:

Monday - Thursday

8:00 am - midnight

Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 3:00 p.m. - midnight

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Circulation: 803.786.3877

Reference/Research Assistance: 803.786.3703 or
IT Helpdesk: 803.786.3007

Woman of the Month

March is Women's History Month. Learn more about women's history by checking out this month's Woman of the Month guide: Women in Wartime.


Click here to view past women of the month.

Special Announcement

Columbia College New York Times Access

Students, Faculty and Staff now have free access to the New York Times.  Click here to sign up. Pass

Special Announcement

Getting Students Excited About Literature