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Departments

Administration

Main: 864-379-8898
library@erskine.edu

Contacts:

John Kennerly, Library Director
kennerly@erskine.edu
864-379-8788

Shirley Adams, Acquisitions & Office Manager
adams@erskine.edu
864-379-8898

Access Services

(Circulation, Reserves, PASCAL Delivers)
Main: 864-379-8714

The Access Services department encompasses front-line services to library patrons, including circulation, renewals, PASCAL Delivers, library patron accounts, course reserves, and off-campus access to the library’s electronic resources.

Contact:

Ellis Major, Access Services Librarian
emajor@erskine.edu
864-379-8714

Acquisitions & Collection Development

The Acquisitions department is responsible for the ordering and receiving of library materials. Collection Development involves the selection of materials for the collection which best serve the mission of the library. The librarians serve as liaisons to the various academic departments to address the development of the library’s collections.

Acquisitions Contact:

Shirley Adams, Acquisitions & Office Manager
adams@erskine.edu
864-379-8898

Collection Development Contacts:

Ellis Major, Access Services Librarian
emajor@erskine.edu
864-379-8714

Fred Guyette, Reference & Gov Docs Librarian
fguyette@erskine.edu
864-379-8784
John Kennerly, Library Director
kennerly@erskine.edu
864-379-8714
Sara Morrison, ILL & Cataloging Librarian
morrison@erskine.edu
864-379-8747

 

Archives & Special Collections

The McCain Library Department of Archives and Special Collections is located in Reid Hall and serves to preserve and provide access to valuable and unique materials and information related to Erskine College, Erskine Theological Seminary, the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, and Abbeville County, SC.

Contact:

Edith Brawley, Archivist & Cataloger
ebrawley@erskine.edu
864-379-8763 or 864-379-6576

Interlibrary Loan

The Interlibrary Loan department provides assistance to Erskine library patrons with the requesting and borrowing of materials from other libraries.

Contact:

Sara Morrison, ILL & Cataloging Librarian
morrison@erskine.edu
864-379-8747

Reference & Instruction

Main: 864-379-8784 or 877-876-4348 (toll free)

Librarians help library patrons identify, locate, and use library resources and provide assistance with information gathering for research projects from the Reference Desk and by email, phone, chat, and text messaging. The librarians also offer individualized and course-related instruction in the use of library resources and other information sources.

Contacts:

Fred Guyette, Reference & Gov Docs Librarian
fguyette@erskine.edu
864-379-8784

Ellis Major, Access Services Librarian
emajor@erskine.edu
864-379-8714

John Kennerly, Library Director
kennerly@erskine.edu
864-379-8714

Sara Morrison, ILL & Cataloging Librarian
morrison@erskine.edu
864-379-8747

Serials

The Serials department oversees the maintenance of the library’s serial subscriptions, including journals, magazines, and newspapers in print, electronic, and microform formats.

Contacts:

Ellis Major, Access Services Librarian
emajor@erskine.edu
864-379-8714

Shirley Adams, Acquisitions & Office Manager
adams@erskine.edu
864-379-8898

Technical Services

The Technical Services department is responsible for the cataloging and processing of materials for the library’s collections and the maintenance of the library catalog.

Contacts:

Sara Morrison, ILL & Cataloging Librarian
morrison@erskine.edu
864-379-8747

Edith Brawley, Archivist & Cataloger
ebrawley@erskine.edu
864-379-8763 or 864-379-6576

Faculty

Ellis Major

Access Services Librarian

Access Services Librarian Education Background: A.B., Erskine College; M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina Areas of Responsibility: Circulation services (Checkouts and renewals, Library patron accounts); Course reserves; Off-campus access to electronic…

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Sara Morrison

Interlibrary Loan and Cataloging Librarian

Librarian, Assistant Professor Education Background: B.A., King College; M.A.R., Westminster Theological Seminary: M.L.I.S., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill Areas of Responsibility: Interlibrary loan; PASCAL Delivers; Cataloging of library…

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John Kennerly

Associate Dean of the Library

Associate Dean of the Library and Institutional Effectiveness, Associate Professor Education Background: B.A.' Charleston Southern University; M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina Areas of Responsibility: Overall management of all library operations;…

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