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Library Services Quick Guide

Brief guide to basic library services

Dacus Library welcomes community users to come to the library between the hours of 9:30 AM and 5:00 PM Monday--Friday.  For driving  and parking directions, please see the Visiting Dacus page!

First time users should review the library's User Access Policy, the Dacus Library User Code of Conduct, and the Winthrop University Appropriate Use of Information Technology


Community Users

Community Library Users Building Access Information:

 o Building access is available only during posted community hours. During exam periods, community user access may be suspended.

o Library users must be age 16 or older (with photo ID) 

o Library users under age 16 must remain in the company of a parent or guardian

o Access to all open (non-reservable) study areas.


o Internet access with guest log-in (access on library equipment may be subject to specified computers and time restrictions; library equipment use priority is given to Winthrop Students, faculty, and staff).

o On-site use of library materials; borrowing is available through the user's local public library inter-library loan service.


o Reference services (virtual and in person)