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Science & Engineering Library

 HOURS for June 21, 2018:  8:00am - 4:30pm


When the University announces delayed openings or closures due to inclement weather, the Science & Engineering Library will follow the same temporary schedule.

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The UK Science & Engineering Library houses the physics, astronomy, chemistry, engineering, math, statistics, and geology collections. It is also home to the largest map collection of its kind in the state of Kentucky with approximately 242,000 paper maps and aerial photographs. The Science & Engineering Library staff offer reference support, information literacy instruction, research help, course reserves, circulation, and library express (Interlibrary Loan, Book & Media Express, and Article Express). The UK Science & Engineering Library serves UK students, faculty, staff, and the commonwealth of Kentucky.

For assistance, contact our Information Desk at (859) 257-0121. 

Loan Periods

UK Faculty/Staff, Affiliated Faculty/Staff, Emeritus Faculty, Visiting Scholars

Books: 120 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: 4 days
Non-Print: 7 days; 90 days
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
Item Limit: 100 items (unless restricted)


UK Graduate Students, Donovan Scholars

Books: 90 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: 4 days
Non-Print: 7 days; 90 days
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
Item Limit: 75 items (unless restricted)


UK Undergraduate Students

Books: 28 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: 4 days
Non-Print: 7 days; 28 days
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
Item Limit: 25 items (unless restricted)


Non-UK Borrowers

Books: 28 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print: 7 days; 28 days
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
Item Limit: 10 items (unless restricted)

211 King Building 0039
Emergency Vehicle Response Location: 179 Funkhouser

Peters, Christie
Head of Science & Engineering Library, Coordinator of eScience Initiatives,
Earth & Environmental Sciences Liaison
Phone: 859-218-4841
Email: Christie Peters

Carver, Jan
Astronomy, Chemistry and Physics Academic Liaison
Phone: (859) 257-4074
Email: Jan Carver
310D King Library 40506-0039

Coburn, Jan
Library Technician Senior
Phone: (859) 257-2965
Email: Jan Coburn
411 M.I. King Building South 40506-0039

Combs, Rachel
Public Services Manager
Phone: (859) 257-6217
Email: Rachel Combs
211A King Library 40506-0039

Curtis, Gwen
Maps Selector, Cataloger and Reference
Phone: (859) 257-1853
Email: Gwen Curtis
410C King Library 40506-0039

Hecker, Tom
Mathematics, Statistics and German Academic Liaison
Phone: (859) 257-8343
Email: Tom Hecker
309B King Library 40506-0039

Smith, Sue
College of Engineering
Phone: (859) 257-7176
Email: Sue Smith
310G King Building South 
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