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Medical Center Library

 HOURS for December 10, 2016:  10:00am - 6:00pm

Print to Library Printers

Medical Center Library PCs print to any of three printers:

  1. At the printer station near the Director and Associate Directors' office entrance in MS135.
  2. At the printer near the computer stations in Room M72U in the basement.
    Note: If one print station is down or busy, print jobs may be obtained from the second library print station.
  3. At the color printer station near the Director and Associate Directors' office entrance in MS135.

***Color printing cost is 50 cents per page.***

***Black and White printing cost is 12 cents per page.***

Procedures from library PC stations:

  1. Use the normal print commands (usually FILE/PRINT) in the program you are using.
    Note: If using Adobe Acrobat: use the Adobe printer icon.
  2. Select other settings (# copies, page range, etc.) as needed.
  3. Click PRINT.
  4. A PHAROS print manager window pops up.
  5. Choose either to print to the black and white or the color printer.
  6. Click PRINT.
    Note: Print jobs stay in the printer queue for c. one hour, then are automatically deleted; you will be able to identify your print job by your link blue userid.

Procedures from either library print server:

  1. Swipe your UK student ID or DART card through the card reader. Swipe card from right to left with the magnetic stripe down and towards you.
  2. The PRINT STATION PC will show a list of jobs waiting to print as well as the balance of funds on your account.
    Note #1: Response time may be slow during periods of peak use.
    Note #2: You must have sufficient funds available on your card in order to print.
  3. Select (highlight) your job(s) from the queue list that appears.
  4. Click PRINT.
  5. IMPORTANT: LOG OFF!
    Note: LOG OFF to close your account before you leave the print station. Logging off prevents other people from using the funds on your account.

In addition to the Medical Center Library, Dart Card dispensing machines are also located at these locations:

  • College of Nursing: 6th floor
  • William T. Young Library: Student Computing Services Lab, east wing of basement level, and on floors 1, 2 and 3, core 3.
    Note #1: Card machines accept the following bills: $1, $5, $10, or $20.
    Note #2: Money can be added to either a UK ID card or a DART card.
    Note #3: Initial purchase of DART card costs $1 for the card only.

*Ricoh can only help with printer/photocopy problems. The Ricoh contact # is 859-257-9376.

*Ricoh does NOT handle refunds; please see below.

Did you know?

The Dart machine sells cards that are used for printing/copying; you can also add money to already purchased cards/student IDs using a Dart machine.

You can add money to your Plus Account (but NOT your Dart card) on the Dining and Plus Account Office website.

What most people don’t know is what to do if this machine malfunctions.

If there is a problem with the dart machine (e.g., the correct amount was not added to card, the card was not dispensed, an account was not found, refunds are required), please contact Eric @ 7-6159. Eric is a nice guy over in the Plus Account office who will be happy to assist with any Plus Account malfunctions stemming from the dart machine.



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UK faculty, staff and students use their UK Wildcard as their library card. Persons not affiliated with UK may obtain a library card if they are 18 years of age and present a valid Kentucky driver's license or a valid non-driver ID. Faculty, staff, and students from reciprocal colleges and universities in Kentucky may obtain a UK library card with proper identification. Anyone with a UK library card may check out materials in the Medical Center Library or any UK campus library.

Use InfoKat Discovery Library Catalog (UK Libraries Holdings) to locate materials owned by the UK Libraries.

CollectionLocationLoan Period
AudiovisualsFirst floor7 days
BooksGround floor




28 days for UK Undergraduates and Non-UK borrowers

90 days for UK Graduate students

120 days for UK Faculty/Staff

Reference BooksFirst floorSpecial permission
Permanent ReserveFirst floor2 hours
Unbound JournalsFirst floor2 hours




Bound JournalsGround floor4 days
MCL pre-1987 CollectionWilliam T. Young LibraryUK Libraries Circulation Policy
Rare BooksSpecial CollectionsNone
19th Century CollectionWilliam T. Young LibraryUK Libraries Circulation Policy

E-mail notices

The Medical Center Library sends library notices via e-mail.

Holds

If a book, journal, or audiovisual you need is checked out, you may place a hold on it so that when it is returned to the Medical Center Library it will be held at the User Services desk for you. You will be notified when it is available.

Contact Genia Kempster if you have questions about placing a hold on library materials or for any questions related to borrowing library materials.






If you have questions or comments about the University of Kentucky Medical Center Library, please contact us. If you would like to contact individual staff members, please use the Medical Center Library Faculty/Staff Directory.

Call Us Call: (859)323-5300

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Lexington, KY
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