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Kentucky State Action Plan for Federal Depository Library Services (1990): Northern Kentucky University

W. Frank Steely Library, Northern Kentucky University

Type of Library


Library Director

Arne J. Almquist, Associate Provost for Library Services

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Lending Policy

General Policy

ILL Department

Note: The Steely Library is interested in initiating reciprocal library agreements.

Photocopying Service

Paper: Cost per copy 10 cents
Fiche: Cost per copy 10 cents
Film: Cost per copy 10 cents

PDF Electronic edition free

Reference Service

Type of services offered: In person, phone, electronic

Research & Instructional Services (RIS)

Electronic Services

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History & Description

Date library became a depository: 1973

Type of designation: Representative

Special Collections:

Steely Library Special Collections and Archives

Microforms collections: Kentucky 1000 Series, Kentuckiana, Western Americana, Library of American Civilization, American Periodical Series 1, 2, & 3, Library of English Literature, U.S. Congressional Serial Set 1789-1969.

Special Services:

Bibliographic instruction program
Electronic reference service

Special area(s) emphasized: Census, Legislative History, Statistics, Education, Kentucky, Economics, Health, and Criminal justice.

Special housing arrangements:

Salmon P. Chase Law Library is an Alternative Location/Selective Housing Site for federal depository publications.
Steely Library, 4th Floor -- Learning Resource Center (Education, curriculum materials)

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