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Due to inclement weather, UK will be operating on Plan B for 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 Friday, March 6th. Normal hours to resume on Saturday, March 7th.

Confirmed Closed March 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 6th:
AV Services will be closed.
Reference and PNM desks will open at 10 am.
The UK Writing Center is closed.
Presentation U in the Hub is closed.


Resource Name &
Link to Resource:
Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive

Includes documents from the United States and Europe as well as other parts of the world. In addition to newspaper collections and books published in the antebellum era, this resource also includes documents from several archives originally available only on microfilm. This first iteration, Debates over Slavery and Abolition, contains:

  • Over 1.5 million cross-searchable pages
  • 7,247 books, 80 serials, more than fifteen manuscript collections, & court records
  • Reference materials from Macmillan, Scribners, & Gale encyclopedias as well as newly commissioned resources
  • Material published through partnerships with the Amistad Research Center, Oberlin College, Oxford University, & other institutions.
Resource Type(s): E-Book(s),  E-Journal Collection,  Manuscript,  Newspaper 
Access information: Resource is available on-campus or off-campus via EZProxy; Click the resource name to access it or here for off-campus instructions.
Fulltext: Fulltext is available.
Vendor Name:Gale Cengage Learning
Research Guides: African American Resources