Circulation Loan Periods by Location


Agricultural Information Center


Print items now available to University of Kentucky students, faculty and staff through Grab-and-Go service. For information on this service, please visit our Grab-and-Go Service page.


Design Library


Loan Periods

UK Faculty/Staff, Affiliated Faculty/Staff, Emeritus Faculty, Visiting Scholars

Books: 120 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print: 120 days
Reserves: 2 hours
Item Limit: 100 items (unless restricted)


UK Graduate Students, Donovan Scholars

Books: 90 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print: 90 days
Reserves: 2 hours
Item Limit: 75 items (unless restricted)


UK Undergraduate Students

Books: 42 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print: 42 days
Reserves: 2 hours
Item Limit: 25 items (unless restricted)


Non-UK Borrowers

Books: 28 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print: Library Use
Reserves: 2 hours
Item Limit: 10 items (unless restricted)


Education Library


Loan Periods

UK Faculty/Staff, Affiliated Faculty/Staff, Emeritus Faculty, Visiting Scholars

Books: 120 days
Bound Periodicals: 4 days
Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print: 90 days
Reserves:2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
Item Limit: 100 items (unless restricted)


UK Graduate Students, Donovan Scholars

Books: 90 days
Bound Periodicals: 4 days
Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print: 90 days
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
Item Limit: 75 items (unless restricted)


UK Undergraduate Students

Books: 42 days
Bound Periodicals: 4 days
Unbound Periodicals: Library use
Non-Print: 28 days
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
Item Limit: 25 items (unless restricted)


Non-UK Borrowers

Books: 28 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print: 28 days
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
Item Limit: 10 items (unless restricted)


Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library


Loan Periods

UK Faculty/Staff, Affiliated Faculty/Staff, Emeritus Faculty, Visiting Scholars

Books: 120 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print: 120 days (microforms)
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
Item Limit: 100 items (unless restricted)


UK Graduate Students, Donovan Scholars

Books: 90 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print: 90 days (microforms)
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
Item Limit: 75 items (unless restricted)


UK Undergraduate Students

Books: 42 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print: 42 days (microforms)
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
Item Limit: 25 items (unless restricted)


Non-UK Borrowers

Books: 28 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: Library Use

Microforms: 28 days 
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days

Item Limit: 10 items (unless restricted)


Medical Center Library


UK faculty, staff and students use their UK Wildcard as their library card. Persons not affiliated with UK may obtain a library card if they are 18 years of age and present a valid Kentucky driver's license or a valid non-driver ID. Faculty, staff, and students from reciprocal colleges and universities in Kentucky may obtain a UK library card with proper identification. Anyone with a UK library card may check out materials in the Medical Center Library or any UK campus library.

Use InfoKat Discovery Library Catalog (UK Libraries Holdings) to locate materials owned by the UK Libraries.

CollectionLocationLoan Period
AudiovisualsFirst floor7 days
BooksRemote Storage

28 days for UK Non-UK borrowers

42 days for UK Undergraduates 

90 days for UK Graduate students

120 days for UK Faculty/Staff

Reference BooksFirst floorSpecial permission
Permanent ReserveFirst floor2 hours
Unbound JournalsFirst floor2 hours
Bound JournalsRemote Storage4 days
MCL pre-1987 CollectionWilliam T. Young LibraryUK Libraries Circulation Policy
Rare BooksSpecial CollectionsNone
19th Century CollectionWilliam T. Young LibraryUK Libraries Circulation Policy

E-mail notices

The Medical Center Library sends library notices via e-mail.

Holds

If a book, journal, or audiovisual you need is checked out, you may place a hold on it so that when it is returned to the Medical Center Library it will be held at the User Services desk for you. You will be notified when it is available.

Contact Genia Kempster if you have questions about placing a hold on library materials or for any questions related to borrowing library materials.



Science & Engineering Library


Loan Periods

UK Faculty/Staff, Affiliated Faculty/Staff, Emeritus Faculty, Visiting Scholars

Books: 120 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: 4 days
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
Item Limit: 100 items (unless restricted)


UK Graduate Students, Donovan Scholars

Books: 90 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: 4 days
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
Item Limit: 75 items (unless restricted)


UK Undergraduate Students

Books: 42 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: 4 days
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
Item Limit: 25 items (unless restricted)


Non-UK Borrowers

Books: 28 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
Item Limit: 10 items (unless restricted)


Special Collections Research Center


Materials at the Special Collections Research Center do not circulate.

Please visit our Account Guide for SCRC Research Services for up-to-date information on re-opening procedures, scheduling appointments, requesting materials for use during an appointment, ordering digital copies of materials, and more.

Online requests for research materials, reproduction orders, and other services are provided through your online researcher account and in the Breckinridge Research Room.

For Online Research Options please see Doing Research




William T. Young Library


Loan Periods

​Please note: With the Libraries closed for the remainder of the semester, physical materials are no longer available for checkout.

UK Libraries will automatically renew due dates for all borrowed materials through May 31, 2020. If you are concerned about fines, please contact Young Circulation for assistance.

If you wish to return items now, the William T. Young Library book return is open and accessible from the Hilltop Avenue loop facing The 90. Materials will be checked back in when the library reopens.


UK Faculty/Staff, Affiliated Faculty/Staff, Emeritus Faculty, Visiting Scholars

Books: 120 days
Bound Periodicals: 4 days
Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print (see AV Services for exceptions): Library Use
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
100 items (unless restricted)


UK Graduate Students, Donovan Scholars

Books: 90 days
Bound Periodicals: 4 days
Unbound Periodicals: Library
Non-Print (see AV Services for exceptions): Library Use
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days;
Item Limit: 75 items (unless restricted)


UK Undergraduate Students

Books: 42 days
Bound Periodicals: 4 days
Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print (see AV Services for exceptions): Library Use
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
Item Limit: 25 items (unless restricted)


Non-UK Borrowers

Books: 28 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print (see AV Services for exceptions): Library Use
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
Item Limit: 10 items (unless restricted)


Equine Research Center - Materials for in-library use only


Fine Arts Media Center

Loan Periods
Books Bound
Periodicals
Unbound
Periodicals
Non-Print Reserves
UK Faculty/Staff, Affiliated Faculty/Staff, Emeritus Faculty & Visiting Scholars
N/A N/A N/A 3 days N/A
UK Graduate Students & Donovan Scholars
N/A N/A N/A Library Use N/A
UK Undergraduate Students
N/A N/A N/A Library Use N/A
Non-UK Borrowers
N/A N/A N/A Library Use N/A

Health Information Library - Contact library for circulation information


Law Library

Loan Periods
Books Bound
Periodicals
Unbound
Periodicals
Non-Print Reserves
UK Faculty/Staff, Affiliated Faculty/Staff, Emeritus Faculty & Visiting Scholars
28 days Library Use Library Use 3 days 2 hrs.; 4hrs.
UK Graduate Students & Donovan Scholars
28 days Library Use Library Use 3 days 2 hrs.; 4hrs.
UK Undergraduate Students
28 days Library Use Library Use 3 days 2 hrs.
Non-UK Borrowers
28 days Library Use Library Use Library Use 2 hrs.; 4hrs.

 


Martin Luther King Center - Contact library for circulation information


TASC - Contact for circulation information

 


Storage Retrieval Services

Loan Periods
Books Bound
Periodicals
Unbound
Periodicals
Non-Print Reserves Item Limit
UK Faculty/Staff, Affiliated Faculty/Staff, Emeritus Faculty & Visiting Scholars
120 days 28 days N/A N/A N/A 100 items (unless restricted)
UK Graduate Students & Donovan Scholars
90 days 28 days N/A N/A N/A 75 items (unless restricted)
UK Undergraduate Students
28 days 28 days N/A N/A N/A 25 items (unless restricted)
Non-UK Borrowers
28 days 28 days N/A N/A N/A 10 items (unless restricted)
NOTE: Some items are restricted to Library Use Only due to condition of item.