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Due to inclement weather, UK will be operating on Plan B for Thursday, March 5th. Please contact the library location you intend to visit before traveling. Current open/closed information is below.

Confirmed Open: William T. Young Library will open at 10 am on Thursday, March 5th.

Confirmed Closed March 5th: Agricultural Information Center, Design, Education, Little Fine Arts, Medical Center, Morris, Science, Special Collections Research Center, Shaver Engineering, and Transportation.

Service points in William T. Young Library for Thursday, March 5th:
AV Services will be closed.
Reference and PNM desks will open at 10 am.
The UK Writing Center is closed, but scheduled clients should check their email for e-tutoring options.

Document Delivery


Book & Media Express


Book & Media Express, a service for faculty, staff, and students, offers the delivery of books from any campus library and media material from the Young Audio Visual Services Media Library to a different campus library. It also provides delivery to a pick-up point for all patrons needing any material retrieved from Storage - Library Collections.

  • Access to the Book & Media Express service is through InfoKat.
  • From any record in InfoKat, click the Requests button to place a Book & Media Express order.
  • You will be asked for your patron log-on information.
  • Choose the Book Express option.
  • On the next screen, enter your preferred pick-up location from the pull-down menu. (The requested item may not be located in the same library as the selected pick-up location.)
  • To find out when your order will be be available:
    • Log-on to your Library Account and check "Request Information."
    • You will see "Items Available" if anything is ready.
    • Delivery should occur within two business days. If item is not at the pick-up location by this time, contact the holding library to inquire.
  • Materials will be returned to the holding library if not picked up within 10 days of availability.
  • Requests are limited to 10 items per day (Books) or 3 items per day (Media).
  • Non-circulating materials, Reference, Journals, Scores, and Special Collections materials are not available through Book Express. UK patrons may request scans of articles/chapters held in our Storage Facilities via the Storage Article Express service. UK faculty, staff, and disability students may request scans of articles/chapters held elsewhere on campus via the Article Express service.

Please send any questions or comments to Document Delivery.