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Borrow

Use the links below to find information about library circulation services, including how to borrow books and other materials from the UK Libraries as well as from other libraries; loan, recall, and fine policies; borrowing privileges for students, faculty and staff from UK and other institutions with reciprocal borrowing privileges; laptop loans; and other services. Some services and policies vary between library locations, so be sure ask if you have questions.

Policies

Borrow from our campus libraries:

Borrow from other libraries:

For copies of articles or chapters (charges may apply):

 

Special Borrowing Groups

 UK Faculty, Staff, and Students

UK Undergraduate (basics):

·         Must present valid UK Wildcard Student ID to check out library materials

·         Has link blue credentials

·         Is downloaded into system from Student Information System

·         May use any computer

·         May check out any circulating material—up to 25 items for 28 days
(Periodicals, Course Reserves, Keys and AV material may have shorter loan periods and higher fines for late returns.)

·         2 renewals

·         May come to library between 10pm and 6pm with valid UK Wildcard Student ID

UK Graduate students:

·         Must present valid UK Wildcard Student ID to check out library materials

·         Has link blue credentials

·         Is downloaded into system from Student Information System  (incoming grads delayed at beginning of semester)

·         May use any computer

·         May check out any circulating material—up to 75 items for 90 days
(Periodicals, Course Reserves, Keys and AV material may have shorter loan periods and higher fines for late returns.)

·         2 renewals

·         May come to library between 10pm and 6pm with valid UK Wildcard Student ID

 

UK Faculty/Staff/Visiting Scholars:

·         Must present valid UK Wildcard ID to check out library materials

·         Has link blue credentials

·         Is downloaded into system from Human Resources/Visiting Scholars must be manually entered at any Circulation Desk.

·         May use any computer

·         May check out any circulating material—up to 100 items for 120 days
(Periodicals, Course Reserves, Keys and AV material may have shorter loan periods and higher fines for late returns.)

·         3 renewals

·         May come to library between 10pm and 6pm with valid UK Wildcard Student ID

·         Do not pay fines on returned late/lost books.  Do pay fines for these items returned late: recalled items, periodicals, reserves for classes other than those they teach, media items.  *Are responsible for replacing or paying for lost items.

 

 BCTC Students

  • Student/Faculty/Staff must present current BCTC ID to be entered into system
  • May also be asked for a valid Driver’s License
  • email address required
  • May borrow up to 25 items for 28 days
  • 2 renewals
  • May check out:
    • Periodicals
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Locker keys
    • Laptops
    • Must use public computers on 2nd floor
  • Must purchase Dart card to print or copy (or use Copy Center when open)
  • May come into library between 10pm and 6am with valid BCTC ID

UK Alumni

·         Must present valid Driver’s License to be entered manually into system or check out library materials or use the computers.

·         NO link blue credentials

·         Must present Alumni Assoc ID 

       *email address require

        May borrow 10 books for 28 days

·         2 renewals

·         May not checkout:         

o   Periodicals

o   Group Study Rooms

o   Locker keys

o   Laptops

·         Must use public computers on 2nd floor (7 hours per week)

·         May use research IDs if doing research (ask at Reference Desk on 2nd Floor)

·         Must purchase Dart card to print or copy (or use Copy Center when open)

·         May NOT come to library between 10pm and 6am.


Reciprocal Borrowers

·        Student/Faculty must present current ID from one of reciprocal colleges and are manually entered into system: http://libraries.uky.edu/page.php?lweb_id=479

·         May also be asked for a valid Driver’s License

       *email address is required

·         May borrow 10 books for 28 days

·         2 renewals

·         May not checkout:         

o   Periodicals

o   Group Study Rooms

o   Locker keys

o   Laptops

·         Must use public computers on 2nd floor (up to seven hours a week)

·         Must purchase Dart card to print or copy (or use Copy Center when open)

·         May come to library after 10pm with college ID


Community Borrowers

·         Resident of KY over the age of 18 must present a valid KENTUCKY Driver’s License to be manually entered into system and to check out library materials

       *email address is required

·         May borrow 10 books for 28 days

·         2 renewals

·         May not checkout:         

o   Periodicals

o   Group Study Rooms

o   Locker keys

o   Laptops

·         Must use public computers on 2nd floor (7 hours per week)

·         Must purchase Dart card to print or copy (or use Copy Center when open)

·         May NOT come to library between 10pm and 6am.

Computer Use Only

·         Must present valid picture ID to be manually entered into system

·         May only use public computers on 2nd floor  (7 hours per week)

·         Must purchase Dart card to print or copy (or use Copy Center when open)

·         May NOT come to library between 10pm and 6am.



ESL Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

·         Must present valid UK Wildcard ID to check out library materials

       *email address is required

·        Upper-level students have link blue credentials

·         Must be manually entered into system

·         Same privileges as UK undergrad

Must use public computers on 2nd floor (7 hours per week)

 

HOURS for December 9, 2016