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New Resource on Government Information

 fundamentals of government information book cover

Check out one of our newest resources - Fundamentals of government Information, mining, findaing, evaluating, and using government resources, 2nd edition, by Hartnett, Sevetson, and Forte, published by Neal Schuman, 2016. This is a newly revised, peer-reviewed update of a resource that established itself as an essential navigational tool for librarians and other users.  It is attuned to new sources and types of government information and how best to locate them.  Unmatched in its

South Carolina State Library chosen as site for 2017 Arbuthnot Lecture

Jackie Woodson

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) announced that the 2017 May Hill Arbuthnot Committee has selected the South Carolina State Library and the city of Columbia, South Carolina to serve as the host site for the 2017 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture featuring Jacqueline Woodson (pictured). The lecture will be held in the spring of 2017.


New South Carolina State Government Documents for June

Forty Years of Consumer Protection, a history of the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs’ from 1975-2015 cover image

The South Carolina Digital State Documents Depository provides access to publications produced by state agencies and state-supported academic institutions. These publications provide citizens with crucial information about state government, including statistics, annual accountability reports, and data on a wide variety of topics related to the state.