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At this time, Addlestone Library is accessible only to College of Charleston students, alumni, faculty and staff, Friends of the Library, or those with appointments for services offered in the library. Face coverings and NEW Cougar Cards, Alumni Cards, FOL cards, or appointment emails are required for entry.

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Library for Life - Services for Alumni

Welcome, Alumni! 
Together with the College of Charleston Alumni Association, College of Charleston Libraries is pleased to provide the following services for alumni.

Library Access
Alumni are welcome to access the library and use any of our collections in the building during our regular hours. Email to request an appointment to obtain an Alumni Access Card. The appointment confirmation is required for entrance. 

Computers and Scanners
Bring your laptop, tablet, or other mobile device and connect to our cofc-guest wireless network.  You may also visit the Access & Instruction Desk on the first floor of Addlestone Library to use our affiliate desktop computers.  In addition, a free walk-up scanner is available in the first-floor copy room which allows users to scan documents or photos and upload them to email, flash drive, or mobile device.

Alumni may visit the Access & Instruction Desk on the first floor of Addlestone Library to access most of the libraries' electronic content. Some database licensing agreements do not permit on-campus guest access.

Alumni may receive book borrowing privileges by joining the Friends of the Library.  
Lifetime Alumni receive complimentary Friends of the Library cards by presenting their Lifetime Alumni cards at the Access & Instruction Desk.  Alternatively, alumni near and far may request books through interlibrary loan at their local public library.

Research Assistance
Not sure where to start? Contact the Access & Instruction Desk

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