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Account Guide for SCRC: Doing Research: UK Students, Faculty, and Staff

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.

Research Services & Education

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Jay-Marie Bravent
Contact:
Special Collections Research Center
Margaret I. King Library
Contact Us at the SCRC
Website

How Do I Create a Research Services Account as a UK Student, Faculty, or Staff Member?

STEP 1: ACCOUNT LOGIN

First, go to https://requests-libraries.uky.edu/. 
Then, click the "Login or Register" button under "UK Link Blue Users" to get started.​
 

Account login for UK Link Blue Users

STEP 2: ENTER YOUR LINKBLUE CREDENTIALS

Enter your LinkBlue Username and Password and click "Login" 

Enter your Link Blue info

STEP 3: READ AND ACCEPT USER AGREEMENT

A first time user agreement, terms and conditions page will appear. This page contains information about our policies and procedures, University legal notices, rules you will need to follow while doing research, and copyright notices.  Please read the linked documents, enter any required contact information, and click "I accept" to proceed.

Read and Accept the User Agreement, Terms and Conditions

STEP 4: COMPLETE AND SUBMIT CONTACT INFORMATION

Fill in your contact information and click "Submit Information" to complete your registration.

That's it! You should see the main menu for your Research Services Account, where you can schedule an appointment, request items for use in the Breckinridge Research Room, order digital scans of special collections materials, and manage all of your SCRC requests.