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FDLP Libraries

Federal Depository libraries within a
100-mile radius of Winthrop University

 Regional Depository Library:

  • University of South Carolina (USC), Columbia

Academic Libraries:

  • Benedict College
  • Erskine College
  • Furman University
  • Lander University
  • University of North Carolina, Charlotte
  • USC Aiken
  • USC Lancaster

Public Libraries:

  • Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
  • Florence County Library
  • Francis Marion University
  • Greenville County Library
  • Spartanburg County Library

State Library:

  • South Carolina State Library (SC State Documents)


Government Information Services 
at Dacus Library
Dacus Library has been a member of the U.S. Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) since 1896. We became a SC State Depository in 1982. As a selective depository library, we choose a selection of publications produced by federal and state government and their governmental agencies. Our collection supports the research and teaching mission of Winthrop University and the information needs of the 5th Congressional District.


Visiting the Depository:
  • The Depository Library is open to the public
    Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm. 
  • Before visiting, check Dacus library's operating hours for schedule changes or closings. 
  • An appointment is recommended, but not required. (Contact information below)
  • Remote assistance is available via email, phone, or reference chat. 
  • For more information about library access, click here.
  • For campus parking regulations, click here.
Contact information:
Jackie McFadden 
Head of Government Information Services

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