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William T. Young Library

 HOURS for July 27, 2016:  7:00am - 10:00pm

Group Study Rooms

There are 22 group study rooms in William T. Young Library available for use by UK-affiliated groups only (some of these are limited to weekends and after 5pm on weekdays. Come to the Circulation Desk to check out a study room; you will need at least 2 of your group present and a valid UK or BCTC student ID to sign out a room. Most rooms have eight (8) chairs and holds a maximum of ten (10) people. Rooms are equipped with data connections and a dry-erase board. Two rooms are equipped wih a Mediascape unit. Dry-erase markers/eraser are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk.

Group Study Room Policies

  • MESSY FOOD AND TOBACCO PRODUCTS ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
  • DRINKS IN SPILL-PROOF, RECLOSEABLE CONTAINERS ARE PERMITTED. IF YOU ARE UNSURE IF YOUR DRINK CONTAINER IS ALLOWED, PLEASE CHECK WITH THE SECURITY DESK.
  • Please dispose of your trash in appropriate containers.
  • Rooms are limited to UK group study only. Individuals or groups not affiliated with UK CANNOT check out a group study room. At least two (2) group members must be present to check out a room.
  • Group study rooms CANNOT be reserved. Rooms are checked out on a first come, first served basis only.
  • Group study rooms contain eight (8) chairs and are limited to ten (10) people.  (With the exception of the 2 rooms behind the reference desk--these are limited to 5 people and may be checked out after 5pm on weekdays and any time on weekends) Do NOT remove chairs or bring additional chairs into to the room.
  • The group is financially responsible for any damages resulting from abuse or neglect.
  • Rooms may NOT be booked for regularly scheduled classes.
  • If your library record is blocked from checking out materials, you will not be allowed to check out a room. All blocks in InfoKat, the Libraries' online catalog, will be enforced.
  • Room loan periods are four hours, with one renewal for an additional four hours provided no one is waiting for a room. NO RENEWALS DURING DEAD AND FINALS WEEKS.
  • Keys returned late or lost will be assessed a late fee of $.01 per minute--up to $20.00.

 

SECURITY PERIODICALLY CHECK GROUP STUDY ROOMS.  IF YOU OR ANY ONE IN YOUR GROUP IS FOUND IN VIOLATION OF GROUP STUDY ROOM POLICES, A WARNING WILL BE POSTED TO YOUR LIBRARY RECORD.  A SECOND VIOLATION WILL RESULT IN SUSPENSION OF GROUP STUDY ROOM PRIVILEGES FOR ONE SEMESTER.


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: 1000 University Drive, Lexington, KY 40506
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