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.
We ask that you request materials at least 5 business days in advance to ensure timely retrieval.
How Do I Find and Request Rare Books and Print Collections?
STEP 1: VISIT INFOKAT DISCOVERY
Find UK SCRC's rare books and print collections in our library catalog,Infokat Discovery.
STEP 2: SUBMIT REQUEST
Click "Submit Request to Special Collections Research Center" on the item record for titles found in UK Libraries SCRC. You will be taken to your Research Services Account. If you do not have an account, you will prompted to register.
STEP 3: COMPLETE REQUEST FORM
Add any additional request information to the request form, select the date you wish to view the item in the Breckinridge Research Room, then select "Submit Request".
STEP 4: TRACK YOUR REQUEST
That's it! Once you submit your request, you can track it and all of your SCRC requests from your Research Services Account Dashboard.
Ready to get started? Find and make your requests from InfoKat Discovery below!