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Borrowing from UK

Those patrons not associated with UK should contact their local library's Interlibrary Loan service to acquire material from UK Libraries.  The policy information below may be used by your local library staff for submitting requests to the W.T. Young Library Interlibrary Loan Lending Service.

Lending Policy for KUK
W.T. Young Library, Interlibrary Loan
401 Hilltop Ave (Street address/UPS)
Lexington, KY 40508
500 S. Limestone St (Postal address/USPS)
Lexington, KY 40506-0456

US Phone: (859) 218-2049   Fax: (859) 257-0502
Ariel IP: 128.163.226.199   Email:
ILLLending@uky.edu


OCLC Code: KUK
NUC Code: KyU
 

 

ACCEPTABLE METHODS OF TRANSMISSION:

  • OCLC: Yes
  • ALA Form: Yes
  • Telephone: No
  • Fax/Ariel: Yes (use ALA form)
  • Email: Yes (use ALA form)
BOOKS:
  • Lend in-print books: Yes
  • Number of volumes per title loaned: 4
  • Length of Loan: 6 weeks
  • Renewals: Kudzu only
PERIODICALS:
  • Lend: No (some exceptions made for older bound journals)
NEWSPAPERS:
  • Yes, film: Maximum 4 reels at a time per title, resubmit for additional reels
  • Length of Loan: 6 weeks
  • Renewals: Kudzu only
DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS/MASTERS THESIS: Yes
  • Length of Loan: 6 weeks
  • Renewals: Kudzu only
  • Copies available from our Library: No
  • PhDs available from UMI: Yes (at UMI's web site)
  • Masters thesis: Copies available from our Library: No (unless author has waived copyright/ or request accompanied by written permission of author).
TECHNICAL REPORTS: Yes

COMPUTER SOFTWARE: No

GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS:
  • US/State/Local/Foreign
  • Lend: Yes
AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS:
  • Lend in State: Yes
  • Lend out of State: Alliance partners only
  • Length of Loan: 4 weeks
  • Renewals: No
  • $1.00 per day overdue

 

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LOAN FEES: (All material types, i.e., books, newspapers, microforms)

  • $5.00/ Corporate and for-profit Kentucky Libraries
  • $15.00/ Academic, Public, Not-for-Profit out of state
  • $20.00/ For-profit out of state libraries
  • $30.00/Non-U.S. libraries
  • Base fees only - other fees may apply (see below)
REPRODUCTION FEES:
  • $5.00 up to 20 pages/ Corporate and for-profit Kentucky Libraries
  • $15.00 up to 20 pages/ Academic, Public, not-for-profit out of state libraries
  • $20.00 up to 20 pages/ Corporate, for-profit out of state libraries
  • $15.00/Non-U.S. libraries (electronic delivery) $30 mailed
  • $5.00 each additional 20 pages-all categories
  • Base fees only - other fees may apply (see below)
RUSH FEES:
  • $10.00/ Corporate & For profit
  • FAX: $5.00
  • Maximum of 25 pages faxed
  • ARIEL: No Charge
GROUPS OF LIBRARIES FOR WHICH FEES ARE WAIVED:
  • KLN, SoLine (books), ASERL, KyVL, Kudzu
BILLING AUTHORIZATION REQUIRED: Yes
  • Requests will not be processed if no charge authorization is provided on non-OCLC forms. Per OCLC guidelines - If MAXCOST is left blank, you will be billed.
BILLING PROCEDURES:
  • Require prepayment: No - DO NOT send checks in advance of invoice, even with confirmed material availability.
  • OCLC IFM Preferred
  • Invoice with item: Yes, additional $5 billing surcharge
  • Accept US postage stamps as payment: No
  • Accept Coupon-Réponse International: Yes (Non-U.S. Libraries only)
  • Accept IFLA Vouchers: Yes (Non-U.S. Libraries only)
PACKING REQUIREMENTS FOR MAILING:
  • Books: We send Library Rate
  • Photocopies: Odyssey, Ariel, or 1st Class
  • Accept Jiffy bags: Yes, unless otherwise indicated.
SERVICE SUSPENDED DURING HOLIDAYS:
  • Yes, including 12/26-12/31, No shipping of loans from 12/15-1/3