Service Desk Hours on Eclipse Day

On Monday, August 21, in order for library employees to be able to view the eclipse, the following service desks may be closed briefly:

Library Services Desk (Cooper Library)
Closed 2-3pm
Please do not leave technology items on the desk for return.

Special Collections & Archives (currently located in Cooper Library)
Closing at 12:30 pm on Monday, August 21 and reopening at 8:30am on Tuesday, August 22.

Education Media Center (Tillman Hall)
Closed 2:15-3:45pm

Gunnin Architecture Library (Lee Hall)
Open 8:00-4:30, no closing time.

Photographing the Eclipse

So, you want to capture this once-in-a-lifetime event. In a word, don’t. Or be really careful.

Photographing the solar eclipse comes with challenges, including potential damage to eyes and camera equipment from the sun’s rays. Certified solar filters are needed to photograph any portion of the eclipse except the totality phase. We do not have filters available for checkout.

Eclipse sunglasses are not suitable for protecting technology equipment. Please do not attempt to directly photograph or video the solar eclipse in a manner that would damage the technology.

Canon has information regarding their brand and the eclipse. Nikon also has information for their brand.

Remember users are responsible for any damages and/or replacement fees.

Please see the Eclipse over Clemson website for general eclipse information.