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William T. Young Library

 HOURS for February 12, 2016:  Close at 8:00pm

Doctoral Student Study Rooms

Introduction

There are six multi-person study rooms on the 5th floor in William T. Young Library available for use by doctoral students engaged in writing their dissertations. These large study rooms are shared by a maximum of 12 people. Doctoral students assigned to the multi-person study rooms are given a key and assigned a locker in which to store materials. Study room assignments run through the end of the academic year assigned.

Eligibility requirements:

  • MUST be enrolled in doctoral degree or equivalent degree program
  • MUST be engaged in the writing phase of the dissertation program
  • MUST present a letter, typed on University of Kentucky letterhead stationery and signed by the department chairperson, identifying the student and attesting to the fact that the student meets the above conditions

Send letter to:

Graduate Study
Circulation Department
William T. Young Library 0456

To apply for a study room, you must first read and agree to the Doctoral Student Study Room Policies.

Contact Benita Clarke if you have any questions.


William T. Young Library houses a general undergraduate collection and social science, humanities, business, biology and agricultural materials. As the central library in the university library system, it also is home to the Dean's Office and a number of centralized library services and other university services.

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 (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: 28 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)

Location (with directions): 401 Hilltop Avenue
Mailing Address: 500 S. Limestone Street, Lexington, KY 40506-0456
Courier Deliveries: Through the loading dock opposite 417 Columbia Avenue (ΑΦ House).
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