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Due to inclement weather, UK will be operating on Plan B for Thursday, March 5th and Friday, March 6th. Please contact the library location you intend to visit before traveling. Current open/closed information is below.

Confirmed Open: William T. Young Library will open at 10 am and will close at 8 pm on Thursday, March 5th and Friday, March 6th.

Confirmed Closed March 5th & 6th: Agricultural Information Center, Design, Education, Little Fine Arts, Medical Center, Morris, Science, Special Collections Research Center, Shaver Engineering, and Transportation.

Service points in William T. Young Library for Thursday, March 5th and 6th:
AV Services will be closed.
Reference and PNM desks will open at 10 am.
The UK Writing Center is closed, but scheduled clients should check their email for e-tutoring options.


Laptop Loan Program

Currently enrolled students at the University of Kentucky and BCTC, as well as faculty and staff from both institutions, are eligible to borrow laptop computers from AV Services for use at William T. Young Library. They are available on a first come, first served basis with no reservations accepted.

Software on these laptops includes Windows XP Pro, Office 2007 Pro with End Note and Turning Point, Microsoft Visual Studio Express, Internet Explorer, FireFox, Windows Media Player, Real Player, QuickTime, iTunes, Intervideo Win DVD player, GIMP, Picassa, Google SketchUp, Audacity, CamStudio, Windows Movie Maker, Sonic CD Burner, Active ISO Burner, Adobe Reader, Google Earth, Remote Desktop Connection, 7-Zip, FileZilla, Putty, GhostScript, GhostView, and more.

A valid UK or BCTC ID containing an identifiable photograph is required for checking out a laptop. Maximum checkout period is four hours, renewable if no one is waiting for a laptop. A late fee of $10.20 per hour will be assessed to all borrowers.