Our main focus is South Carolina law, although, through Westlaw, we can access regional reporters, law reviews, and other resources from all 50 states. We also have various publications of the SC Bar Association.
We provide free access to Westlaw Next for library card holders and visitors with proper identification. Out-of-county guests may request a day pass at the Reference Desk for access to Westlaw Next and general Internet searching. Library procedure requires a picture ID to obtain a replacement library card, a computer use card, or a day pass.
Requests may be sent to:
Attn: Reference Department
Spartanburg County Public Libraries
151 S. Church Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306
Please allow 2-3 weeks to process your request.
For general information or research requests, you may also contact us by phone at (864) 596-3505.
While the library is committed to serving the information needs of its patrons, the ethical principles of the American Association of Law Libraries prohibits us from practicing law:
“We acknowledge the limits on service imposed by our institutions and by the duty to avoid the unauthorized practice of law.” (AALL Ethical Principles, 1999.
Therefore, SCPL staff assistance is limited to providing instruction on the use of materials in the library. Please note that the library staff is prohibited from interpreting law, offering legal advice or opinions, providing advice on how to fill out forms or take legal action, and completing forms for patrons