Links for USC Upstate Students

 How to Start Your Library Research - Wondering where to begin? Check out this interactive guide to using the USC Upstate Library.   

Information Literacy Standards for First-Year Students – Summarizes the learning outcomes of the First-Year Information Literacy Program with University 101, English 101 and English 102 grouped by national standards. It is also a great model of the research process.

Library Video Tour – Watch while USC Upstate students explore the resources and services of the Library. This is a helpful orientation even if it is not required for one of your courses.

 You will find links to the tour on the Library’s YouTube channel at 




Library Tour Assignment  – If you are required to do the Library Tour for one of your courses, you will need to complete this assignment.

Subject Librarians – Consult one of our subject librarians for help with advanced research questions.

Tutorials – Do you have a question about finding a book or an article? Do you need to know if the library has the full-text of a particular article or a particular journal issue? Check out our Tutorials!