The Center is a collaboration between the USC School of Library and Information Science and the SC State Library to support teaching, learning, and research related to children’s and young adult literature and materials.
SCAPLA is an association of public library directors whose goals are to share professional knowledge and experience for the good of all members, to serve as advocates for public libraries with the state legislature, to give voice to the aspirations of the public library community, and to serve as the primary liaison between the state library agency and the public libraries.
FOSCL is a statewide organization created to foster, create, and support local Friends of the Library groups, and to provide networking opportunities for these groups to work together for the support of library services throughout the state of South Carolina.
The South Carolina Association of School Librarians advocates professional excellence, facilitates collaboration, and develops leadership to ensure that school library media programs are integral to teaching and learning in every South Carolina school.
The Southeastern Library Association is a regional organization whose objectives are to promote library and information services in the southeastern region of the United States through cooperation, research, and the encouragement of staff development.
The South Carolina Chapter of the Special Libraries Association offers professional enhancement opportunities in the field of knowledge management to special librarians and information professionals in the South Carolina geographic area.