The South Carolina State Library Digital Collections is a set of online projects that expand the State Library's mission to provide equal access to information for all South Carolinians. These online collections create greater access to the State Library's unique historical resources and new digital projects.

Within the Digital Collections are several distinct projects. The State Library is collaborating with public libraries across the state to increase access to local holdings. The South Carolina State Documents Depository is an online library of both current and historical state documents. The South Carolina Tombstone Project is a collaboration between the State Library and partner public libraries in the state to provide images and transcriptions of tombstones in local cemeteries.

The State Library also partners with the South Carolina Digital Library to provide access to historical photographs of library service throughout the state, including bookmobiles, WPA library project, and children’s library service.

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Public Library Collaborations
South Carolina Book Collection
South Carolina Federal Documents
South Carolina State Documents Depository
South Carolina Tombstone Project
  • Organization and jurisdiction of the courts of South Carolina 

    Abernathy, Glenn; University of South Carolina Bureau of Public Administration (South Carolina State Library, 1956-06)
    This study is designed to give a brief presentation of the judicial structure of South Carolina without going into the matters of procedure. The text of the study describes the manner of selection of the judges and the ...
  • Where we stand on arts education 

    Arts in Basic Curriculum Project (South Carolina State Library, 2005)
    This brochure explains the ABC Project, its mission, vision and accomplishments.
  • ABC Project Milestones 

    May, Ken; Arts in Basic Curriculum Project (South Carolina State Library, 2012)
    This paper gives a short history of the ABC Project by listing milestones year by year, from 1987 to 2012.
  • ABC Project 

    Arts in Basic Curriculum Project (South Carolina State Library, 2010)
    This paper describes the goals and objectives of the ABC Project: Goal I: Increase delivery of quality arts education and arts integrated learning for all South Carolina students. GOAL II: Affect the creation of and ...
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF ARTS IN EDUCATION RESEARCH PROJECT 

    Yap, Ching Ching; Arts in Basic Curriculum Project (South Carolina State Library, 2005-10)
    Since 1999, the South Carolina Arts Commission, the South Carolina Department of Education, and later the Arts in Basic Curriculum Project (ABC) have co-sponsored the Arts Education Research Project to track the progress ...

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