My Library Account allows you to see what materials you have checked out, renew materials online, and request books from one campus library to another. Use your Link Blue credentials to login to your My Library Account.
Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery allows you to request articles from the University of Kentucky Libraries. In order to request articles, the ILLiad system requires a free, one-time registration.
Use the First-Time Users page to register for ILLiad. Once you are registered, use the following link below (https://lib.uky.edu/ILLiad/) to log-on. If you have any questions please e-mail or call the Library Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery at (859) 218-1880 or ILLBorrowing@uky.edu.
Anyone wishing to use SCRC materials, order digital scans, visit the Breckinridge Research Room, or use the Breckinridge Digital Studio must first create an SCRC Research Account. Depending on your relationship to UK, your registration method will vary.
Learn how to register your SCRC Research Account here:
LibKey Nomad consults the UK Libraries holdings data to know if and where an article is available. You can install LibKey Nomad to your browser and access library collections (articles, journals, etc.) within one click. It even works when off campus!
LibKey Nomad also offers privacy safeguards, in that it:
EndNote Click is a free browser plugin that finds the best available PDF of an academic article while you browse. Behind the scenes, EndNote Click will search open databases and UK Libraries' subscriptions to find the best available paper for you. LibKey Nomad and EndNote Click complement one another. We recommend installing both to your browser.
You will need to create an EndNote Click Account.
Then you will need to select the University of Kentucky as your institution.
Now you should be able to access PDFs directily from resources like Google Scholar, PubMed, CINAHL, PsycInfo, and many more resources!
EndNote Click automatically detects your library subscriptions when you are on campus based on your IP address. You don't need to do anything.
UK Libraries supports off campus access through EZproxy. You will be asked when off campus to login using your LinkBlue ID. You will only need to login the first time you use EndNote Click off-campus and after updates to the extension.
BrowZine provides access to the scholarly journal content available through the University of Kentucky Libraries, providing an easy and familiar way to browse, read, save and monitor scholarly journals across the disciplines on your mobile device or desktop/laptop.
BrowZine can be used through the browser to access journals, but downloading the mobile app allows you to access journals available through UK anywhere you are. After downloading the app you will need to create an account and affiliated it with UK. Once you have an account you add journals to your library bookshelf. Anytime there are new issue released of journals on your bookshelves you will be notified.
An ORCiD is a persistent and unique identifier for researchers. ORCiD provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher and, through integration in key research workflows such as manuscript and grant submission, supports automated linkages between you and your professional activities ensuring that your work is recognized (ORCiD).
ORCiD will help:
Registering for an ORCiD is a quick process!
Don't forget to include your ORCID identifier on your webpage, when you submit publications, apply for grants, and in any research workflow to ensure you get credit for your work.
A Scopus Author ID is automatically generated if you have a paper indexed in the database. Scopus author ID is not required for your article to be indexed. Having a Scopus ID will allow you to easily find a list of your publications and view citation metrics such as h-index measures, citation counts, publications and co-authors.
Scopus Author ID can be linked to ORCID so publications can be imported into your ORCID.