The Robert Muldrow Cooper Library, located in the center of campus, is the main library of the Clemson University Libraries system. Its six-level building houses more than 1.5 million items, including books, periodicals, and microforms. Its history spans more than 30 years.
The Gunnin Library in Lee Hall has more than 50,000 books, 130,000 slides, professional journals and periodicals, and a planning document collection. The main University library holds more than a million books, periodicals and government publications. The library also provides excellent research sources through over 75 research databases.
The Library maintains a limited collection of audiovisual equipment and architectural drafting aids for use by students and faculty in the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities.
The Planning documents collection contains documents from South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. Each item in our collection has been cataloged and may be located using our online catalog. Currently the library owns over 2,500 planning documents.
The library has a collection of approximately 1,250 videos related to the fields of architecture, city and regional planning, construction science and management, landscape architecture, and visual arts. Videos are available to students, faculty and staff of Clemson University and members of the community with the permission of the Visual Resources Curator who may be reached at (864) 656-3934. As of June 2002, the Gunnin Architectural Library had over 46,000 volumes of books and bound periodicals and 183 periodical subscriptions.