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Changes at the University South Carolina Beaufort Library

Position Changes

Melanie Hanes-Ramos

Melanie Hanes-Ramos

Melanie Hanes-Ramos is the newly appointed Interim Director of Libraries at the University of South Carolina Beaufort. Melanie has worked for the USCB Library for 20 years, 14 years as the Assistant Library Director. She received her MLIS from the University of South Carolina.

Geni Flowers served as the Interim Library Director for the last four years and will continue as the Assistant Library Director and Acquisitions Librarian. Please continue to send your acquisitions requests to Geni at meflower@uscb.edu or submit your Faculty Purchases online.

Ann Holderfield, Art/Reference and Instruction Librarian at the Beaufort Campus, is also the Gallery Director for the Sea Islands Center Gallery this academic year and working as an adjunct Instructor for Painting in the Department of Fine Arts fall semester.

Name Changes

Following the campus wide directive, we recently changed the names of our campus locations. Campus name locations are changing from Historic Beaufort (or North) to USCB Beaufort and from Hilton Head Gateway (or South) to USCB Bluffton. Please note these changes when requesting materials to be sent and picked up from USCB Beaufort Library or USCB Bluffton Library.

Access to Journal of Faculty Development Added

We now have print & online access to Journal of Faculty Development.  Print just started with v.31, no. 3, 2017 issue.  We have online access from v.18, 2001/2002 to present on hardwired computers & via the proxy.

New Whiteboards Installed

Based on your feedback, we installed whiteboards in each study room on the Bluffton Campus. Dry erase markers and erasers are available at the circulation desk. If you have any other suggestions or feedback on how to make the library better, please take our survey.

Curriculum Lab

The Curriculum Lab is in the process of moving out of the library. Contact the Education Department for more information.

Fall Hours

Beaufort
Mon – Th: 8 am – 8 pm
Fri: 8:30 am – 5 pm
Sun: 1 pm – 5 pm (last 6 weeks of semester)

Bluffton
Mon – Th: 7:30 am – 10 pm
Fri: 7:30 am – 5 pm
Sat: 10 pm – 5 pm
Sun: 4 pm – 10 pm

Closed November 23-24 for Thanksgiving break.