The UK Records Program coordinates records management efforts throughout the University system, ensuring that records procedures are consistent and fulfill internal needs and external requirements. With the assistance of the liaisons in University colleges and departments, the Program helps UK units apply the State University Model Records Retention Schedule to their records and advises them on such topics as records reformatting and storage. The Records Program is an important first step in capturing and preserving University records for the University Archives.
The purpose of this website is to provide you with easily accessible information pertaining to records management and records keeping practices and to alert you to the legal and fiscal responsibilities of the University of Kentucky as a public agency; responsibilities of all UK employees. See Public and Open Records for more information regarding records laws and access.
Records are fundamental in the operation of any office. How these records are managed determines how smoothly the office runs. The purpose of the Records Program is to provide records management guidance. Please make use of our Records Program site and let us know how we can be of assistance to you.
For additional information or assistance please contact University Archives and Records Program by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(March 31, 2016) The UK Libraries Special Collections Research Center has initiated a new online requests system allowing all our faculty, students, patrons, and visiting researchers to submit requests for materials, schedule a visit, or place digital reproduction and oral history orders through a custom web-based interface.
Create an account to get started. All researchers visiting after March 31st will need to complete registration in their new account.
UK community members can login using their LinkBlue IDs while visitors can create their own login username and password. For more information, visit our FAQ.
The mission of the Special Collections Research Center is to locate and preserve materials documenting the social, cultural, economic, and political history of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Materials are acquired regardless of format and include both primary and secondary sources; Kentuckiana is collected comprehensively. Special Collections maintains the records management program for all records generated by the University and serves as its archival repository for permanent records. As part of the mission, the Special Collections Research Center advances and supports the research, teaching, and scholarship of the University and beyond by preserving and providing access to its holdings.