The South Carolina State Library publishes a variety of documents including brochures for public libraries and state employees, South Carolina grant information, collections of materials at the library, and reports on library topics.

Recent Submissions

  • A reference manual for South Carolina public library trustees 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2020-11-09)
    This manual serves as an introduction and guide to work as a Library Trustee. There are other excellent resources for Library Trustees, and this manual will help you locate further information.
  • South Carolina Plants the Seed 

    South Carolina State Library; South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-12-05)
    SC Plants the Seed (SCPTS) is a library-based program that integrates literacy with nutrition education, improves access to healthy food for low-income families, and provides free books for families through collaboration ...
  • South Carolina State Library temporary telecommuting policy 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2020-09-24)
    In the event of an unforeseen event such as a weather disaster, pandemic, or other emergency circumstance the South Carolina State Library may allow or require employees to temporarily work from home to ensure business continuity.
  • South Carolina State Library telecommuting policy 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2020-09-24)
    Telecommuting allows employees to work at home, on the road, or in a satellite location for all or part of their workweek. The South Carolina State Library (SCSL) considers telecommuting to be a viable, flexible work option ...
  • Collections handling guidelines for patrons & visitors for rare, fragile, oversized, and special items of the SCSL collections 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2018-01)
    This sheet shows patrons how to handle books at the South Carolina State Library.
  • Act 116 COVID-19 response account SCSL expenditures as of 7/30/20 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2020-07-30)
    This details the expenditures of the State Library’s allocation from the CARES Act.
  • Act 116 COVID-19 response account SCSL expenditures as of 6/30/20 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2020-06-30)
    This details the expenditures of the State Library’s allocation from the CARES Act.
  • South Carolina State Library Periodicals List 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2000-03)
    This document provides a list of periodicals in the year 2000, arranged by the South Carolina State Library.
  • South Carolina State Library Rare Book Collection Coloring Book 2020 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2020-01)
    The coloring book features a sampling of illustrations from the Rare Book collection and was created in 2020.
  • South Carolina foundation directory 

    South Carolina State Library; Mullin, Dawn (South Carolina State Library, 2014)
    The primary purpose of this tenth edition of the South Carolina Foundation Directory is to assist grant seekers in their search for funds to support the programs and projects of their organizations. An attempt was made to ...
  • South Carolina State Documents Depository Library Manual 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2019-08)
    This manual has been developed to assist state agencies in complying with the state document depository law. It describes the South Carolina Documents Depository Program and presents guidelines for the deposit of publications.
  • 2005 Staying Connected Grant Program : guidelines for technology training grants 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2005)
    Staying Connected Technology Training grants are competitive grants intended to provide funds for advanced training of public library technology staff. These guidelines explain the process for obtaining the grants.
  • 2005 Staying Connected Grant Program : hardware and software replacement guidelines 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2005)
    The State Library’s implementation plan provides for sub-grants to the public libraries for hardware and software replacement. Libraries will be required to submit an inventory of equipment and software purchased with ...
  • State Library building 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 1967)
    This is a justification for building a state library building. Included is an artist's rendering and plans.
  • Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) five year plan evaluation FY 2008-2012 

    Dickes, Lori A.; Saltzman, Ellen W.; South Carolina State Library; Strom Thurmond Institute (South Carolina State Library, 2012-03-30)
    The Strom Thurmond Institute (STI) at Clemson University is pleased to present the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) with an evaluation of the South Carolina State Library’s Library Services and Technology ...
  • LSTA grants to libraries - grantee communications kit 2013-2014 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2013)
    This Grantee Communications Kit provides guidance for spreading the word about your grant project, first in order to attract an audience and acknowledge the grant funds that paid for the program or service, and then to ...
  • Cataloging & authority overview 

    South Carolina State Library. Collection Management Services (South Carolina State Library, 2005-10-10)
    This Powerpoint presentation examines cataloging. Topics include MARC records, call number records, copy cataloging, authority records and cataloging digital collections.
  • South Carolina state documents classification system 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 1986)
    This document explains the SC State Library classification system.
  • Preservation concerns in construction and remodeling of libraries : planning for preservation 

    Trinkley, Michael; South Carolina State Library; Chicora Foundation (South Carolina State Library, 1992-09)
    This study will help libraries and other similar holding institutions better incorporate preservation concerns in such building activities as new construction, renovations, and routine maintenance.
  • SC book to action toolkit : recommended books and activities 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2014)
    Book-to-Action is a new concept in the community book group model provided by many public libraries. Book-to-Action builds on the traditional book club concept, but in addition to providing an opportunity to collectively ...

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