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Faculty Library Newsletter

Departmental Budgets and Acquisition

Check your departmental budget allocations, spending, and balance.

Review databases charged to your department.

Check the status of all your book, eBook and media orders - date ordered, date received, list, cost, call number assigned, etc.

Contact your liaison to order new materials.

Contact Head of Acquisitions to inquire about unfilled orders.

New Librarian Hired

The library is pleased to announce its newest librarian, Mr. Fred Guyette.

Mr. Guyette comes to us from Erskine with 30 years of experience. Some of you may remember he served several years as our weekend librarian.

His liaison duties will include Christian Studies, English, History, Language, Music, and Political Science.

Kent Millwood will be adding Education and Theatre.

Everyone is invited to stop by and introduce themselves on Monday, December 3. There will be hors d'oeuvre in the library’s break room.

Mr. Guyette is available immediately to provide library instruction, research assistance, collection development assistance, and to attend  departmental meetings and answer questions about the Thrift Library’s services and resources.

You may contact him at   -  864-231- 2050

You can help save our students $75,000.

This spring the Thrift Library will provide access to 100 eTextbooks with unlimited users. 

Have you told your students?

Load them into Canvas.

Add them to your Syllabus.

Use them yourself.

Are Your Ready for Gen Z Students?

They love selfies and volunteering

Don't like lectures and hypocrisy.

What else?

Choice Cards Are No More. Long Live Choice Reviews.

Choice Cards are no more, but that doesn't mean you can't get Choice Reviews.

Choice Reviews Online provide short recommendations for the best in academic publishing going back a quarter of a century.

5,000 new reviews published each year.

Deep Backfiles

The majority of the Thrift Library's online periodicals only go back to the nineties - which is fine if your emphasis is on currency. Sometimes though, old is good. Here is a partial list of wonderful old stuff - all available thorough OneSearch, except where noted.

  • History Today (1975+)
  • National Review (1975+)
  • New Republic (1914+) 
  • Newsweek (11975+)
  • Saturday Evening Post (1931+) 
  • Time (1923+)
  • US News & World Report (1975+)