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Account Guide for SCRC Research Services: 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.

Special Collections Research Center

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Breckinridge Research Room
Contact:
2nd Floor
Margaret I. King Library
Special Collections Research Center
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0039
859-257-8611
Website

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

STEP 1: VISIT THE SCRC RESEARCH SERVICES ACCOUNT LOGIN

Go to https://requests-libraries.uky.edu/. Under "University of Kentucky - Use Link Blue", click the "Login or Register" button.​ 

STEP 2: ENTER YOUR LINKBLUE CREDENTIALS

Enter your LinkBlue Username and Password and click "Login" 

STEP 3: READ AND ACCEPT REGISTRATION AND USER AGREEMENT

A first time user registration terms and conditions page will appear. This page contains information on your Research Services Account, requesting materials, using the Breckinridge Research Room, and copyright notices.

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 request items for use in the Breckinridge Research Room, order digital scans of special collections materials, and manage all of your SCRC requests.