SCDL Keeps On Growing and Gaining in Popularity!

Thu, 2012-01-19 11:55 -- LCDL Admin

The South Carolina Digital Library (SCDL) is now represented in both the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Digital Collections and Content web portal and in Opening History: US Resources from Libraries, Museums and Archives.  So far South Carolina, through SCDL, has added more items than any other state to this Illinois database of digital collections!

New Collection: The Lucille Hasell Culp Collection - A Celebration of Beaufort, South Carolina

Thu, 2012-01-12 09:23 -- LCDL Staff

"The Lucille Hasell Culp Collection - A Celebration of Beaufort, South Carolina” contains a selection of 300 images, primarily photographic negatives, from the much larger Lucille Hasell Culp Collection. Here one finds selected images of enduring historical value to Beaufort, such as those relating to community and military events, built structures that are no longer extant or greatly altered, iconic architecture, commercial activities, natural vistas, and daily life, 1941 – 1999.

Lecture: Benjamin Franklin: Pioneer Medical Electrotherapist

Tue, 2011-10-25 10:13 -- LCDL Staff

The Waring Library Society cordially invites you to attend the Warren A. Sawyer Lecture “Benjamin Franklin: Pioneer Medical Electrotherapist” by Dr. Stanley Finger Professor Emeritus, Washington University (St. Louis, Missouri)

Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 5:30 pm Basic Sciences Auditorium at MUSC

A reception will follow at the Wickliffe House This lecture is free and open to the public For more information, please contact the library at 843-792-2288 or

The Art of History: A Two-Day Celebration at the College of Charleston in Honor of Peter H. Wood

Mon, 2011-10-17 11:47 -- LCDL Staff

On October 20–21, the College of Charleston’s Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World program, Addlestone Library, and Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture will present “The Art of History,” a two-day event honoring Peter Wood.

Activities will begin on Thursday evening at 6:00 in Addlestone Library, room 227, with a screening of Carvalho’s Journey, a work-in-progress by acclaimed filmmaker Steve Rivo.

New Beginnings

Fri, 2011-10-07 13:28 -- LCDL Admin
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This is the beginning of the Lowcountry Digital Library rebuild - a new digital library for the Lowcountry.  This library will be built on a Fedora repository with BlackLight for browse/search/display and Drupal 7 for informational pages, collection homepages, institutional information and search portals, educational content and lesson plans.  We've got limited funds and even more limited staff, but we're ambitious and intelligent - wish us luck!

International conference on preservation of digital information started in Moscow

Mon, 2011-10-03 10:03 -- LCDL Staff

The most topical issues of preservation of digital information will be discussed in Moscow in the international conference, Preservation of Digital Information in the Information Society: Problems and Prospects, which started today. The Conference, organized in the framework of Russian chairmanship in the Intergovernmental Council of the UNESCO Information for All Programme, will continue up to 5 October 2011.

Pentagon Papers - Uncensored - Finally Released!

Wed, 2011-06-15 09:31 -- LCDL Staff

The Pentagon Papers, officially titled "Report of the Office of the Secretary of Defense Vietnam Task Force", was commissioned by Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara in 1967. In June of 1971, small portions of the report were leaked to the press and widely distributed. However, the publications of the report that resulted from these leaks were incomplete and suffered from many quality issues.


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