Science & Engineering Library

 HOURS for February 21, 2020:  7:45am - 4:30pm


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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
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
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
Item Limit: 75 items (unless restricted)


UK Undergraduate Students

Books: 42 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: 4 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
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

Perry, Valerie
Interim Head of Science & Engineering Library
Email: Valerie Perry

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

Coburn, Jan
Library Technician Senior
Phone: (859) 218-1428
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

Watson, Sarah
Digital Mapping Specialist
Phone: (859) 257-8359
Email: Sarah Watson
410B King Library 40506-0039

Smith, Sue
Academic Liaison for Engineering & Computer Science
Phone: (859) 257-7176
Email: Sue Smith
310G King Building South 

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