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Dacus Library Policies

Welcome to Dacus Library

Welcome to Dacus Library

We look forward to seeing you!

User Access List

User Access List

The following users have on-site access to library resources. 

  • Winthrop University Students (currently enrolled)
  • Winthrop University Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Staff, and Retirees
  • Spouses and children of Winthrop faculty and staff
    (People under the age of 18 must remain in the company of their Winthrop University affiliate)
  • Students and faculty of any PASCAL member institution (Valid home institution ID plus photo ID required)
  • CAEC (Charlotte Area Educational Consortium) Faculty
  • York Tech Bridge Students
  • Friends of Dacus Library
  • Federal and State Depository Library Visitors

Library User Policies:

CAEC (Charlotte Area Educational Consortium) Faculty

Charlotte Area Educational Consortium (CAEC) Faculty

Faculty members from the Charlotte Area Educational Consortium have borrowing privileges from Dacus Library.  They should have their ID card and a special CAEC borrowing card.  Winthrop faculty can obtain a CAEC borrowing card to use at one of the other libraries at the Information Commons from the reference librarian. 

Charlotte Area Educational Consortium: 

  • Belmont Abbey College
  • Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
  • Carolinas College of Health Sciences
  • Catawba College
  • Catawba Valley Community College
  • Central Piedmont Community College
  • Cleveland Community College
  • Davidson College
  • Gardner-Webb University
  • Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
  • Johnson C. Smith University
  • Lenoir-Rhyne College
  • Livingstone College
  • Mitchell Community College
  • Pfeiffer University
  • Queens University of Charlotte
  • South Piedmont Community College
  • Stanly Community College
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • University of South Carolina at Lancaster
  • Wingate University
  • Winthrop University
  • York Technical College

Friends of Dacus Library

Friends of Dacus Library

The purpose of the Friends of Dacus Library is to encourage gifts, endowments, memorials, and funds for financial support of the library beyond the traditional budget. It seeks to attain this worthwhile goal via the contributions of members to the organization for either general or designated purposes. Annual memberships run from January 1 through December 31. 

Friends of Dacus Library are allowed to check-out three items at a time for a loan period of 30 days. 

Identification Required:  Friends of Dacus Library Card and a photo ID.

York Tech Bridge Students

York Tech Bridge Students

The Winthrop Bridge Program is an academic transfer program that allows freshmen to attend York Technical College for two years to earn an associate’s degree or university studies certificate before transferring to Winthrop to complete a four-year degree. The program creates a path to degree completion by providing comprehensive and coordinated student support services at both campuses. Each student is issued a Winthrop ID card providing access to Dacus Library.  

Federal and State Depository Library Users

Federal and State Depository Library

Dacus Library has been a member of the Federal Depository Library Program since 1896 and a member of the SC State Depository Library Program since 1982. As a selective depository library, we receive or have access to a selection of documents produced by the Federal and State government and its agencies. The Government Documents Department is open to the public Monday – Friday, 8:30A – 5:00P, or by appointment. Please see our Depository Library Access Policy for more information.