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Distance Learning Support: Student Library Services

This guide provides information and links that support distance learners.

Library Services


Books must be ordered through PASCAL Delivers if they are available at USC Upstate Library or at a PASCAL member library.  Only use Interlibrary Loan to order books that are not available through USC Upstate or PASCAL Delivers.   

    • Distance Education Materials Request Form—for delivery of copies of journal, magazine and newspaper articles and DVDs OWNED by the USC Upstate Library. (If a distance education student cannot conveniently pick up books at one of the PASCAL Pickup locations, USC Upstate Library books may also be ordered on this request form).  Interlibrary Loan—for (books, copies of articles) NOT Available from USC Upstate and NOT available through PASCAL Delivers.
    • Visiting Patron—Checkout Privileges at other South Carolina academic libraries in person.


      Who can borrow books using PASCAL Delivers?

      Current students, faculty, and staff at participating libraries have access to PASCAL Delivers. Through the PASCAL Delivers catalog, books that are not available locally can be requested from other member libraries. Patrons must be “in good standing” at their home library (no overdue books or fines) in order to use the service. PASCAL patrons can also go to other libraries to borrow materials in person using the Visiting Patron service.

    • Ask a Librarian - Contact the USC Upstate Reference Librarians.
    • Course Reserves-(scroll down to bottom of the screen to see items that have been placed on electronic reserve by Faculty.)







Subject Guide

James LaMee<br> Coord. of Library Services for Distance Learning's picture
James LaMee
Coord. of Library Services for Distance Learning
Office: LIB 266


Main Library: 864-503-5620