Use this guide to learn how to activate your SCRC Research Account, schedule an appointment, request special collections materials for use in the Breckinridge Research Room, and order digital scans of special collections materials.
Margaret I. King Library
175 Funkhouser Driver
Lexington, KY 40506
Oral History Access
Oral histories are delivered as a digital file. Users will need a Researcher Account to request copies but do not need a Breckinridge Research Room appointment to access recordings.
How Do I Find and Request Oral Histories?
STEP 1: VISIT SPOKEdb
Search or browse oral UK SCRC's oral histories in the Nunn Center for Oral History database,SPOKEdb.
STEP 2: SELECT "RIGHTS & REQUESTS"
Once you have found an oral history interview available for request, select the "Rights & Request" tab at the top of the interview description.
STEP 3: ADD INTERVIEW TO CART
After reading the interview rights statement, click "Add Interview to Cart".
STEP 4: PROCEED TO CHECKOUT
Select the cart icon to review your requests, then select "Proceed to Checkout".
STEP 6: COMPLETE REQUEST DETAILS AND SUBMIT
Select your intended use for the interview and add any details or special requests associated with your project, then select "Submit".
STEP 7: TRACK YOUR REQUEST
That's it! Once you submit your request, you will be taken to your Research Services Account. If you do not have an account, you will be prompted to register. From your account, you can track all of your SCRC requests.