Use your Research Account to request retrieval of SCRC materials so they are ready and waiting for you when you arrive at the Special Collections Research Center for your appointment. Since many of our collections are stored off-site we ask that you request materials a minimum of 5 business days in advance to ensure availability. Same day requests for materials on-site will be accepted until 3:30pm. Confirmed appointments are preferred, however walk-in visitors are welcome.
You can request SCRC materials a number of ways:
The UK Libraries Special Collections Research Center Research Room is open Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm. Appointments are recommended.
Planning your research visit is a two-step process: