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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      Email: ILLLending@uky.edu


OCLC Code: KUK
NUC Code: KyU
 

Acceptable Methods of Transmission

  • OCLC: Yes
  • ALA Form: Yes
  • Telephone: No
  • Fax: No
  • 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

  • Film: Yes, maximum 4 reels at a time per title, resubmit for additional reels
  • Length of loan: 6 weeks
  • Renewals: Kudzu only

Doctoral Dissertations/Masters Thesis

  • Length of loan: 6 weeks
  • Renewals: Kudzu only
  • Copies available from our library: No
  • PhDs available from UMI, at UMI's website
  • Masters thesis copies available from our library if author has waived copyright, or if request is accompanied by written permission of author

Technical Reports: Yes

Computer Software: No

Government Documents (US/State/Local/Foreign): Yes

Audiovisual Materials

  • Lend in state: Yes
  • Lend out of state: Alliance partners only
  • Length of loan: 4 weeks
  • Renewals: No
  • Late fees: $1.00 per day overdue

Loan Fees (all material types, i.e., books, newspapers, microforms)
(Base fees only--other fees may apply)

  • Corporate and for-profit Kentucky libraries: $5.00
  • Academic, Public, not-for-profit out of state: $15.00
  • For-profit out of state libraries: $20.00
  • Non-U.S. libraries: $30.00

Reproduction Fees
(Base fees only--other fees may apply)

  • Corporate and for-profit Kentucky libraries: $5.00, up to 20 pages
  • Academic, Public, not-for-profit out of state libraries: $15.00, up to 20 pages
  • Corporate, for-profit out of state libraries: $20.00, up to 20 pages
  • Non-U.S. libraries: $15.00 (electronic delivery), $30.00 (mail)
  • $5.00 each additional 20 pages--all categories

Rush Fees
(Base fees only--other fees may apply)

  • Corporate and for-profit: $10.00

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

  • Prepayment is not required. DO NOT send checks in advance of invoice, even with confirmed material availability.
  • OCLC IFM preferred
  • Invoice with item: Yes, additional $5 billing surcharge
  • US postage stamps are not accepted as payment
  • Coupon-Réponse International and IFLA Vouchers are accepted for Non-U.S. Libraries only

Packing requirements for mailing

  • Books: We send Library Rate
  • Photocopies: Odyssey, Article Exchange, or 1st Class
  • Accept Jiffy bag: Yes, unless otherwise indicated

Service is suspended during holidays
12/26 - 12/31, no shipping of loans from 12/15 - 1/3

 

HOURS for February 11, 2016