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Wessels Library - Welcome


The Wessels Library building is closed until further notice due to Covid-19. During this time:

  • Access to databases will continue.  To access electronic resources from home, use username: your full Newberry College email address and password: the password you use for email.
  • PASCAL Delivers and ILL are suspended.
  • We will be available by email and other electronic means to assist you.

Email or use the form below.

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Wessels Library is the focal point for accessing, evaluating, and using research materials that support learning and teaching.  The Library, through its services and staff, enhances the student learning experience at Newberry College and provides a welcoming, inclusive environment that promotes lifelong learning.

Wessels Library is committed to the core values of the American Library Association (ALA) and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).

Wessels Library will provide:

  • Current, relevant print and electronic resources that support the curriculum of the College and the research interests of the faculty
  • Recreational reading that fosters intellectual growth and lifelong learning
  • Assistance in accessing, evaluating, and using provided materials
  • Equitable access to materials to online and commuting students utilizing current technology
  • Information Literacy instruction through classroom visits, online tutorials, and one-on-one interactions
  • Access to the archives and special collections important to the history of the College
  • Access to materials at other colleges via the Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries (PASCAL) and other avenues
  • A staff that meets ACRL standards, in number and qualifications, to fulfill these obligations

Wessels Library Staff:

Reid Austin -- Library Director
Carl Lominick -- Circulation Manager
Janice Hudson -- Technical Services Specialist