South Carolina's Flagship University

Coleman Karesh Law Library

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Services to the Legal Community

Attorneys Room

Room 106 at the south end of the first floor of the Law Library has been set aside for the use of members of the South Carolina Bar. Subject to prior reservation by the School of Law and the Law Library, the Attorneys Room is available for general use to any member of the bar.

Special reservations may be made by members of the South Carolina Bar and alumni of the University of South Carolina School of Law with active bar licenses. This policy is subject to change based on usage. To make a reservation, contact Karen Taylor at 803-777-3367 (email).

Public Access Computers and Wireless Network

There are public access computers on the first floor of the Law Library. Many of the electronic sources that the library subscribes to are accessible through these computers. However, there are no printers attached to these computers.


The library has 2 scanners, each with multiple output options (send as email, USB, etc.) and all free of charge. The scanner/photocopier located in room 104 is color-enabled and has both a document feeder and flatbed. The new KIC Bookeye Scanner is located on the first floor near the Lexis printing station. It has an intuitive touchscreen interface and a collapsible book cradle and a document feeder. For assistance with either machine, please ask at the circulation desk.

Document Delivery

A document delivery service to members of the South Carolina Bar, the judiciary, and state government. The cost is $.50 per page for mailed, emailed, or picked-up items, plus a $5.00 handling fee. If copies are paid for when they are picked up there is no handling fee. For faxed items, the cost is $1.00 per page plus a $5.00 handling fee. If a PDF version of a journal article is available, the article can be emailed with a cost of a $5.00 handling fee. The invoices for services will be mailed to the requesting party. You may fax requests, with full citation information, on office letterhead to 803-777-9405. Use the Document Delivery Request Form online (PDF).

For further information about this service, contact Karen Taylor at 803-777-3367 (email) or the Circulation Desk at 803-777-1726.


The Reference Desk is located on the first floor across from the Circulation Desk. Reference service is available Monday through Fridays, 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM, during the academic year. You may contact a Law Librarian during those hours by calling 803-777-5902 or by emailing lawref@law.sc.edu.


There is limited metered parking near the Law Center.