Design Library

 HOURS for April 19, 2021:  By Appointment Only

The Design Library is open by appointment only.  Services offered include library consultations, Grab-and-Go, and in person library collection browsing. 

Please click below to make an appointment for the above services:

For further questions, please email Faith Harders or Lalana Powell

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Pence Hall
The Hunter M. Adams College of Design Library houses the collections which pertain to architecture, interior design and historic preservation.

The collection is primarily a design collection with a strong emphasis on works by architects and designers in the U.S., Europe and contemporary Japan. Materials relating to historic interiors and furniture focus primarily on the U.S. and Great Britain.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals - Indexes the major journals for architecture and interior design; includes some landscape architecture and historic preservation.

See online versions of the Kentucky Building Code and the KY Plumbing Code.

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Need help?  Have a question?

Faith Harders
Lalana Powell


Loan Periods

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

Books: 120 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print: 120 days
Reserves: 2 hours
Item Limit: 100 items (unless restricted)

UK Graduate Students, Donovan Scholars

Books: 90 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print: 90 days
Reserves: 2 hours
Item Limit: 75 items (unless restricted)

UK Undergraduate Students

Books: 42 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print: 42 days
Reserves: 2 hours
Item Limit: 25 items (unless restricted)

Non-UK Borrowers

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

200 Pence Hall 0041
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