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Now Accepting Applications for the Dean's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Scholarship

Cash awards available to undergraduates whose research projects make substantive and creative use of UK Libraries' collections, services, and resources.

UK Libraries, Media Depot Host First Ever 48 Hour Student Film Race

The “48 Hour Film Race” invites students to make a short film with five film elements – genre, character, prop, location, and a line of dialogue – all drawn from a hat over one weekend, using only their smart devices; phones, iPads, and/or tablets.

UK Libraries Patrons Invited to ‘Pay’ Off Library Fines to Support Big Blue Pantry

UK Libraries is accepting "Food for Fines" in support of Big Blue Pantry through March 31.

Young Library Room 3-34 Reserved for Second Year Medical Students Through June

Second year students from the College of Medicine will have exclusive access to the “Faculty Study” Room 3-34 located in the William T. Young Library through Friday, June 30 as they prepare for their Step-2 exams.

"Guides for Queer Folks" Now on Display at the Special Collections Research Center

“Guides for Queer Folks” includes travel guides, maps, magazines, postcards, and advertising from the 1930s to the mid 2000s to highlight how the physical arrangement of queer spatial media and the work taken to preserve them reveal the politics and perils of the past. 

UK Libraries Accepting Faculty Proposals for 2023 Alternative Textbook Grants

University of Kentucky faculty who would like to replace a traditional textbook with alternative course content in the academic year 2023-24 are welcome to submit a proposal to UK Libraries’ Alternative Textbook Grant Program. The grants will support adoption, adaptation or revision of existing open textbooks and creation of new course content. The deadline to apply to March 31.

Oral History Librarian Jennifer Bartlett Receives 2022 Larry Besant Professional Award

Jennifer A. Bartlett, Oral History Librarian at UK Libraries Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, recently received the 2022 Larry Besant Professional Award from the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Kentucky Community.

WUKY’s Saving Stories Remembers the Day Robert Penn Warren Interviewed Malcolm X

In the Black History Month edition of WUKY's award winning history series Saving Stories, Dr. Doug Boyd highlights an extraordinary interview with Malcolm X from June 1964.

Librarian Peter Hesseldenz Publishes Chapter in "Lit-Rock" Academic Anthology

UK Libraries’ Academic Liaison for Literature and Humanities, Peter Hesseldenz, contributed “Rock, Hard-Boiled: The Mekons and American Crime Fiction” in the newly published anthology, Lit-Rock: Literary Capital in Popular Music, edited by Ryan Hibbett, Associate Professor at Northern Illinois University.

Archivist Carol Street Discusses Architect Edward Pierre on Popular Indiana History Radio Show

Carol Street, Undergraduate Research Archivist in our Special Collections Research Center, was a guest speaker on the “Hoosier History Live '' radio program (WIICR-Indianapolis) to discuss the architecture of Edward Pierre.

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