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J.S. Flipper Library

Fulfilling the Mission

The Joseph Simeon Flipper Library serves as the center hub of the campus in providing scholarly information and discovery. We will provide you with access to thousands of journals, databases and books, printed material, a variety of information, resources, workshops, assistance, and services that support research, innovation and learning to fulfill the academic mission of Allen University.

Library Resources and Services

Library Administration

Ms. Carol L. Bowers, Director of Library Services – Email
Ms. Regina Coleman, Library Assistant – Email
Ms. Tamara Law, Reference and Instructional Librarian – Email
Mr. Kaanan Lewis, Library Assistant – Email
Mrs. Courtney Rounds, Library Technical Assistant – Email
Ms. Sloane Clark, Reference and Instruction Librarian – Email

Library Administrative Offices Phone Numbers

Director’s Office 803-765-6030
Reference Desk 803-376-5719
Media Center 803-376-5748
Archival Services 803-376-5945

Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday 8:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M.
Friday 8:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Saturday 10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Summer and Holiday hours may vary

Other Library Services

Access to a variety of services is available to our patrons at the Joseph Simeon Flipper Library. In addition to borrowing material and general reference assistance, the library provides:

  • Reference
  • Book A Librarian
  • Inter Library Loan
  • Information Literacy / Instruction
  • Circulation
  • Library Orientation
  • Bibliographic Instruction
  • Research and Study Assistance
  • Workshops
  • Lamination Service
  • Printing Services
  • Modules for Academic Success
  • Photography
  • Computer usage
  • Videography
  • Archival / History Research

You can also learn more about the library by reviewing our Discovery OPAC Handbook and the Joseph Simeon Flipper Library Handbook of Policies and Procedures.

J.S. Flipper Library

Fulfilling the Mission The Joseph Simeon Flipper Library serves as the center hub of the campus in providing scholarly information and discovery. We will provide you with access to thousands of journals, databases and books, printed material, a variety of information, resources, workshops, assistance, and services that support research, innovation and learning to fulfill the academic mission of Allen University.…