William T. Library, University of Kentucky

Type of Library


Dean of Libraries

Terry Birdwhistell

Selection Percentage


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Lending Policy

General Policy:

All federal government publications, except those of a reference nature or in poor physical condition, circulate to any Kentucky resi- dent. The loan period depends on the borrower's category.


All requests submitted to the Young Library ILL unit from any Kentucky library will be filled. Loan period is two weeks.

Photocopying Service

Paper: Cost per copy 12 cents
Fiche: Cost per copy 12 cents
Film: Cost per copy 12 cents Fiche-to-Fiche: Cost per copy varies.

Reference Service

Type of services offered: walk-in, e-mail (refdesk@uky.edu), telephone (859-257-0500, ext. 2170), mail (William T. Young Library, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0456).

Electronic Services

Web services, CD-ROM, online catalog, depository discussion list (kyselect@lsv.uky.edu).

History & Description

Date library became a depository: 1907 (selective); 1967 (regional)

Type of designation: Land-grant institution (6th Congressional District)

Special Services: disabilities services, regional depository services web- page (http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=148deprds.htmlllib_id=14), sponsor newsletter and discussion list for state gov. docs. organization (LTD@lsv.uky.edu).

Special housing arrangements: Some materials housed in campus subject libraries and information centers.

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