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Medical Center Library

 HOURS for December 3, 2016:  10:00am - 6:00pm

Research, Education & Clinical Services Division

Services


Key services provided by the Research, Education & Clinical Services Division include:

  • Staffing the User Services desk and answering questions received via phone or e-mail. Contact the Medical Center Library Research, Education & Clinical Services Division for assistance or information.
  • Performing mediated database searches using multiple electronic information resources.
  • Providing problem-solving assistance for issues related to licensed databases, connectivity problems, and UK e-mail accounts.
  • Evaluating print, audiovisual, and electronic resources to determine the best products and services to meet the needs of library customers.
  • Teaching curriculum-based classes requested by UK Medical Center course directors.
  • Offering open enrollment classes for topics such as the use of key databases, internet resources, and bibliographic management software.
  • Creating instructional guides and tip sheets in print and electronic formats.
  • Serving as liaisons for UK health sciences colleges and key research centers.
  • Providing outreach services to UK community faculty and Kentucky Area Health Education Centers.
  • Maintaining the UK Medical Center Library website. 
  • Identifying and categorizing Internet sites for the UK Libraries' Researcj Guides.


Contact the  Medical Center Library Research, Education & Clinical Services Division for questions or additional information.



 PubMedClinical Key CINAHL  

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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

Fax Us Fax: (859)323-1040

Email Us Email: mclib@uky.edu

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800 Rose St.
Lexington, KY
40536-0298

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