Library Collections and Reference Services

Reference Services

Research Help

Reference service is provided by the staff in the Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library. This includes assistance in the use of the online catalog, indexes, databases, bibliographies, and other reference materials. Consultations, tours, and library instruction sessions are provided for groups or individuals. In addition, reference help is available via telephone (859-257-2800), email: and Young Reference online chat.

How do we provide research help?

Reference Collections

There are many important print reference works in the Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library collections, including biographical dictionaries, dictionaries of terminology, and specialized encyclopedias. Although the print reference works do not circulate, there are photocopiers, including a color copier, for your convenience. Many indexes, dictionaries and encyclopedias are available in electronic form.  A digital microform reader provides access to the Library's microfilm and microfiche collection.