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SCRC Research Services Account Guide: Requesting SCRC Materials

Use this guide to learn how to activate your SCRC Research Services Account, request special collections materials for use in the Breckinridge Research Room, and order digital scans of special collections materials.

Research Services Archivist

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Daniel Weddington
Contact:
Breckinridge Research Room
Special Collections Research Center
Margaret I. King Library
University of Kentucky Libraries
Lexington, KY 40506-0039
859-257-8408

How to request SCRC materials

Use your Research Services Account to request retrieval of SCRC materials so they are ready and waiting for you when you arrive at the Breckinridge Research Room. Since many of our collections are stored off-site, we ask that you request materials at least 48 hours in advance to ensure timely retrieval. Same day requests for materials on-site are accepted, but may take a minimum of 10-15 minutes to retrieve, longer delays are possible. We cannot guarantee same-day retrieval for requests made after 4pm.

You can request materials a number of ways: