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Addlestone Library is open to the College of Charleston community and affiliates via card access. Visitors may access Addlestone Library Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, and must present a government issued ID and sign in upon entry.
Curriculum Support from College Libraries
The College Libraries support course affordability and ease of access by encouraging the use of library books, eBooks, DVDs, streaming video, and articles in your course curriculum. The library encourages such usage by offering physical reserves and OAKS-compatible electronic reading lists.
Our librarians and archivists can help you identify affordable materials for your curriculum, whether it is a library-licensed resource, an Open Educational Resource (OER), or freely-available resource. If we do not have something you need, you can make a purchase suggestion and the library will investigate purchasing or licensing options.
Selecting & Requesting Materials
Request books, eBooks, DVDs, journals, databases, and other resources to support your teaching and investigate read & publish agreements to support your research.
If you found a digital library resource you want to use in your course, please fill out this form so that we can ensure adequate access for your students.
Let us know!
Learn about affordable learning resources and open educational resources (OER).
Sharing Library Materials with Students
Create a Reading List that links to online and physical library materials, websites, pdfs, and more!
Create a Reading List
Instructors can easily put physical items on Reserve at the Access and Instruction Desk using the Reading List Tool.
Learn how to use eBooks, including reading online and downloading in various platforms.
How to Use eBooks
Librarian-Curated Reading Lists
Resources for teaching about race, equity, and inclusion available from the College Libraries.
Teaching REI Resources
Resources for teaching and learning about American history and government with emphasis on materials required by the 2021 REACH Act.
REACH Act Resources
Explore new books, eBooks, databases, and recent CofC faculty publications available from the library.
Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons
CofC Copyright Guide
Learn how copyright, fair use, and Creative Commons may impact your use of curricular materials.
College Quick Links