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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

  • 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 ...
  • South Carolina State Library aid to public libraries FY 2005-2006 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2006)
    This list shows the amount of money given to the county libraries from the South Carolina State Library for the fiscal year 2005/06. It also shows the population of each county according to the 2000 census.
  • Open the door to opportunity : graduate scholarships in library science 

    South Carolina State Library Board (South Carolina State Library, 1968)
    This pamphlet explains the graduate scholarship in library science awarded by the SC State Library Board.
  • Vocabulary 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2011)
    Vocabulary refers to knowing the names of things, such as objects, actions or ideas. Nouns are the easiest vocabulary words to learn and provide children with the tools to communicate their thoughts and feelings.
  • Print motivation 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2011)
    Print Motivation refers to a child's interest in and enjoyment of books. It begins at a very young age, long before a child can read. Remember that involving the child is more important than reading word for word. Having ...
  • Print awareness 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2011)
    Print Awareness refers to noticing print, knowing how to handle a book and knowing how to follow the words on a page. Look for books that use lots of different styles of type. Your child will learn that the same letter can ...
  • Narrative skills 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2011)
    Narrative skills refer to the ability to describe things and events and tell stories. Using toys or puppets will help your child connect to the story and give your child a vehicle to retell the story in their minds or in ...
  • Letter knowledge 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2011)
    Letter Knowledge is the understanding that letters are different from each other, that they have different names, and that they are related to sounds. Make a fun art project by writing a word and letting your child color ...
  • Phonological awareness 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2011)
    Phonological Awareness is the ability to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words. This is a skill that your child can work on long before he or she reads, but it will make learning to read much easier. This brochure ...
  • Historic South Carolina : a literary tour of the state 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 1974)
    In celebration of the American Bicentennial these books will acquaint you with South Carolina's history. Most of these books are available at public libraries throughout the country.
  • Historic South Carolina : a literary tour of the state 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 1970)
    This reading list will acquaint you with South Carolina's three centuries of history. Most of these books are available at public libraries throughout the country.
  • 2017-2018 letters about literature awards ceremony 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2018-05)

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