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CSU Library entrance next to Lightsey Chapel

CSU Library entrance

Welcome to the L. Mendel Rivers Library at Charleston Southern University. Located next to Lightsey Chapel, parking is available in the rear lot. The entrance to the library faces the Science Building and the Reflection Pond.

  • Named after Congressman L. Mendel Rivers (1905-1970)
  • Over 250,000 print and non-print resources
  • Access to over 79,000 periodicals available in print, microform, or electronic formats
  • Selective depository of US Government documents
  • Member of PASCAL, the state-wide academic library consortium which allows CSU students to borrow materials from any PASCAL member library
  • Provides computers for student use, with wireless Internet access available
  • Laser and color laser printers are available, as well as photocopiers and a digital scanner
  • Built in 1969; first floor renovated and a coffee shop added in 2006; second floor renovated in 2012

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