Call Numbers & Locations

Books and journals in the main collection are arranged by Library of Congress call numbers. ( Government publications on the 3rd floor of Cooper Library use government call number systems.)

The library catalog gives locations and call numbers for materials. If the location is Cooper Library, use the first letter of the call number to determine the floor where the item is shelved (see the chart below). For more information about call numbers, see Understanding Library of Congress Call Numbers and How to Use Library of Congress Call Numbers.

Cooper Library Call Number Locations
Call Numbers
Special Locations
S - Z
Q - R
Reference Desk
Current Periodicals
Popular Reading & Audiobooks
Federal Government Publications
State Government Publications
Children's/Young Adult Literature
Oversized Items
A - P

If material is in a special location, check the location chart below.

Some materials are in special areas of Cooper Library or other campus libraries. The chart below lists the locations you will see in the catalog.


Architecture Library

112 Lee Hall

Architecture Library Media Resources Center 112 Lee Hall
Architecture Library (Reference) 112 Lee Hall

Chemistry Reading Room

205 Hunter Chemistry Building

Children's/Young Adult

Cooper Library, 3rd Floor

Cooper Library Cooper Library

Cooper Library (Reference)

Cooper Library, 4th Floor

Federal Documents

Government Documents, Cooper Library, 3rd Floor

Popular Reading Cooper Library, 4th Floor

Special Collections

Special Collections, Strom Thurmond Institute

S.C. State Documents

Government Documents, Cooper Library, 3rd Floor

If you have trouble locating material in the library, ask for assistance at the Circulation or Reference Desk.

Instruction Librarian

Anne Grant
405 Cooper Library
(864) 656-6079

Instructional Designer

Diana Finkle
404B Cooper Library
(864) 656-6374

Instruction Assistant

Kimberly Gillespie
406 Cooper Library
(864) 656-0635

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