USCMap is an interactive map and directory of the
University of South Carolina's
Columbia campus buildings and departments. Comments
and questions about USCMap should be addressed to the
If you are an authorized representative of a USC department, and find an error
in the information in the USCMap database, or wish to make an addition or deletion
to the database, please send the updated information to the
Linking to USCMap
Other web sites can add pointers to USCMap. The query is made by
passing a building number from the database.
The image returned is the just the map with a pointer indicating the
The image can be called as an inline image.
The HTML code for an inline image would be:
The image can be called as an external document.
The HTML code for an link to the map would be:
<A HREF="http://www.sc.edu/cgi-bin/uscmap/uscmap.cgi?type=number&data=xxx">Where is our building?</A>
USCMap was developed by many and various people using many and various
tools. Development tools include
copyright © 1996 by Thomas Boutell;
copyright © 1994, 1995, Quest Protein Database Center,
Cold Spring Harbor Labs;
Barebones Software BBEdit (text
editor); Adobe Illustrator and
Photoshop (graphics creation); and the Sun
Microsystems Java Developers Kit (Java programming). Hardware
development tools include Apple
Macintosh Power PCs, and a Sun
Microsystems sparcStation 20.
The majority of the text of the building history pages, The
Buildings of USC, featuring the essay
"Buildings as History," was
originally published by the Division of University Relations in May
1990. Acknowledged in that text are the following people:
Additional text for the Horseshoe history pages is taken from the pamphlet,
The Horseshoe at the University of South Carolina, by John M. Bryan.
- Reference sources for Buildings on the Columbia Campus, The
University of South Carolina were the University's South Caroliniana
Library Collection; files of the Division of University Relations and
the S.C. Department of Archives and History; the two-volume history,
The University of South Carolina, by Daniel W. Hollis; History
of South Carolina College, by Maxmillian LaBorde; A History of
the University of South Carolina, by Edwin L. Green; An
Architectural History of the South Carolina College, by John Morrill
- Special thanks for assistance with this publication to Tom Stepp,
senior vice president, cultural relations; David P. Rinker, senior vice
president, facilities planning; James E. Bass, assistant vice president,
facilities planning; George Terry, system vice president, libraries and
collections; John M. Bryan, associate professor, art; Beverly Heisner,
professor, art; and Harold Brunton, former vice president, operations.