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William T. Young Library

 HOURS for February 8, 2016:  24 Hours

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Directional Information/Maps

Directional Information/Maps for the William T. Young Library:

  • Floor Maps - Maps of each floor, highlighting key service points
  • Stack Maps - Call number maps of each floor. Includes location of Periodicals, Microfilm, Ready Reference, Dart (CSVT) machines

Other features of the library:

  • Copiers (core 1 and 3) and DART (CSVT) machines (1st and 2nd floors: core 3; basement: SCS Computer Lab)
  • Bathrooms (cores 2 and 4)
  • Stairways and elevators (every core)
  • Study areas (every floor)
  • More than 250 computers in the building, all with Internet connectivity
  • Specially-designed oak tables throughout the building.
     

Click the following image for a full-size PDF of our campus libraries map:

UK Libraries Campus Locations map
 

For more information on how to get to Lexington and campus, check the campus guide.

For more information on how to get to Lexington and campus, check the Campus Guide entry for Young Library.

Text Driving directions are also available.


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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