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About the Library: Services

Contains information on the library's hours, check out policies, rules, and services

Interlibrary Loan

If you are looking for a resource, be it articles or books, that the Thrift Library does not own or have access to, you can get it through Interlibrary loan (ILL).

Please do not wait till the last minute, as it it can take up to  7 days for a requested item to arrive.

About Interlibrary Loan

Submit an Interlibrary Loan request!

Find a Journal - A searchable list of the library's 50,000 periodical titles. Can also search by subject.


For the following services, click on the drop down menu under the Services Tab (above).

In House Services

External Services

  • Audio Visual Equipment
  • Access to Other Libraries
  • Binding
  • Ask-A-Librarian
  • Book Drop
  • Curriculum Lab, Virtual
  • Button Making
  • Distance Education Student Privileges
  • Class Reserves
  • Facebook
  • Coloring
  • Interlibrary Loan (Borrowing from other libraries)
  • Computers / Printing
  • Library Instruction, Online
  • Curriculum Lab
  • Movies (streaming video)
  • Ear Plugs
  • Music (streaming audio)
  • Laminating
  • Off Campus Access
  • Lost and Found
  • Research Guides
  • Microfilm / Microfiche
  • Reserve a Room (Study Rooms)
  • Movies - DVD and VHS
  • Twitter
  • Music - CDs and LPs
  • Parents with Children
  • Photocopying
  • Reference Assistance


  • Scanning
  • Students with Children


  • Study Rooms


  • Supplies for Sale
  • Wireless Access


In House Library Services

We offer a number of services within the library aside from checking out books. These services include:

  • Assistance by degreed librarians
  • Research computers
  • Wireless access
  • Color scanning and printing
  • B&W and color photocopiers
  • Study areas
  • Materials on reserve by course and instructor

Online Reference Assistance


  • Call Us:             864-231-2050
  • Email us:   
  • Text-a-librarian: Text your question to 864-339-9866


NOTE: For in depth assistance you may wish to schedule a reference interview with one of the Library Liaisons.

Thrift Library

Citation Help

We have downloadable handouts with examples available from the website under RESEARCH ASSISTANCE. We also have style guide manuals available in the library for check out. Many of the databases now offer a citation option also, giving you the format of your preference. Always be sure to check any generated formats to make sure it is correct, and as your teacher requires.

For more information, please visit our Citing Sources Research Guide.