Engineering Library

 HOURS for August 10, 2020:  

About Engineering Library

Engineering Library

Phone: (859) 257-4364

Fax: (859) 323-1911

Address: 355 Anderson Tower
512 Administration Drive
Lexington 40506-0046

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Shaver Engineering Library will be merging with the Science Library over the summer to become the Science and Engineering Library in the Margaret I. King Building.  We will be open to the public in Anderson Tower (FPAT) until 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 13th. After this date we will be moving collections, furniture, staff, etc. to our new location to be ready for fall semester. Contact for further information or assistance during this time.

Shaver Engineering Library is permanently closed. Visit us at the Science Library this fall.

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The Shaver Library provides a research collection to support advanced graduate and doctoral level programs in all the traditional engineering disciplines. The library collection strives to support the instructional and research interests of the COE faculty and consists of both electronic and print materials.  In addition, the library supports a variety of research efforts including robotics, manufacturing, solar energy, coal technology, transportation, biomedical engineering, and the environmental sciences.

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Loan Periods

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

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

UK Undergraduate Students

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

355 Anderson Tower 0046 (3rd Floor Anderson Tower)
Emergency Vehicle Response Location: 512 Administration Drive


Shaver Engineering Library Main No.:  7-4364

Sue Smith, Head Librarian: Ph.: 7-7176   Email Me!

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