Answered By: Mary Jo Fairchild
Last Updated: May 15, 2020     Views: 123

Yes. Researchers may request reproductions of materials in Special Collections and the SC Historical Society holdings for use in personal research. Special Collections and the SC Historical Society will not reproduce materials if doing so would violate copyright law or donor restrictions, or if reproduction puts the materials at risk for damage. For more information on reproductions or to make a request, please see visit the respective website of the holding repository. or

**Due to COVID-19, the reading room is currently closed**

Please see below for services available to researchers while our reading room is closed.

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Get in touch with Special Collections’ reference professionals using the Ask Us form on our website.  We welcome questions from all users, regardless of their academic affiliation.

Schedule a Research Consultation with Special Collections:

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Browse or Search the Lowcountry Digital Library.

Here are a few more links from our website with library resources we hope will be helpful during these challenging times:

Academic Continuity and E-Learning Guide (including FAQs):

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Additional resources will be made available via the College of Charleston Libraries website. 

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Special Collections is normally open Monday - Friday from 9 am - 5 pm. Librarians and archivists are available to chat during these hours.