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Science Library

 HOURS for May 1, 2016:  12:00pm - 5:00pm


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The UK Science Library houses the physics, astronomy, chemistry, math, statistics, and geology collections. It is also home to the largest map collection of its kind in the state of Kentucky with approximately 242,000 paper maps and aerial photographs. The Science Library staff offer reference support, information literacy instruction, research help, course reserves, circulation, and library express (Interlibrary Loan, Book Express, and Article Express). The UK Science Library serves UK students, faculty, staff, and the commonwealth of Kentucky.

For assistance, contact our Information Desk at (859)257-5730.

 

Loan Periods

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

Books: 120 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: 4 days
Non-Print: 7 days; 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 and Unbound Periodicals: 4 days
Non-Print: 7 days; 90 days
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
Item Limit: 75 items (unless restricted)


UK Undergraduate Students

Books: 28 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: 4 days
Non-Print: 7 days; 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: 7 days; 28 days
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
Item Limit: 10 items (unless restricted)

211 King Building 0039
Emergency Vehicle Response Location: 179 Funkhouser

Library Manager: Christie Peters

LIBRARY NEWS

Access to Licensed Library Electronic Resources

April 27, 2016

To better ensure continued access to academic and scholarly electronic resources, the University of Kentucky Libraries will reconfigure licensed electronic books, journals, and databases to require c

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Grad’s Picks

April 13, 2016

Every spring we ask the graduating students working in the library system to choose a favorite book or film and share why they made that choice.  The choices and reasons are as varied as th

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Alternative Textbook Grant Program Supports Teaching, Learning, and Student Success

March 21, 2016

Committed to supporting student success and knowledge sharing, the University of Kentucky Libraries has launched the Alternative Textbook Grant Program to encourage faculty members to adopt peer-r

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