Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some library services may be limited or suspended. Consult the Library Home Page for the latest details. All of the library's online services and resources are available to you including our 24/7 Ask a Librarian service. You are also welcome to contact individual librarians by email. The stacks remain closed, but Items from the circulating collection and PASCAL Delivers may be requested through SearchUp. Interlibrary Loan for digital items is also available. Course Reserves are limited to electronic reserves for spring 2021. During renovations, library faculty and services on the Spartanburg campus will be relocated to the Campus Life Center beginning in January 2021.
The USC Upstate Library provides resources and services for Students enrolled in all modes of Distance or Distributed Education and Faculty teaching such courses:
When accessing library resources from off campus, you will need to log in to most library databases and ebooks and your account in SearchUp. When on campus or using Spartan GreenSky, you only need to log in once to access most library resources. Generally you will use your USC Upstate email address and Password to access these resources. This may differ from your USC Network Username and Password used to access Blackboard.
For more information and help with passwords, see these pages:
You can eliminate multiple logins from off-campus by using Spartan GreenSky, a software that creates a virtual desktop on your computer or mobile device that is just like being on campus. GreenSky gives you access to your USC Upstate email account, Microsoft Office software, and cloud storage. It also facilitates printing on the Greenville and Spartanburg campuses.
You will need to use your Carolina Card (USC Upstate student ID) to check out books from the Upstate Library, use PASCAL Delivers and Visiting Patron services, and to request items from Interlibrary Loan. Your card also facilitates releasing print jobs on the multifunction printers in Greenville and Spartanburg and accessing the 24/7 lab in Spartanburg.
Andrew Kearns is available to meet virtually with Greenville students and faculty. Appointments for reference and research consultations may be made through Book a Librarian on the Ask a Librarian page. Contact him directly to make appointments for other times and days.