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William T. Young Library, University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky, Lexington, DR208
Contact: Amy Laub-Carroll, Regional Depository Librarian
Regional Depository Services
William T. Young Library (Full Depository)
500 S. Limestone
Lexington, KY 40506-0456
Processing: Amy Laub-Carroll, (859) 218-6152,
Public Service: (859) 218-2048
FAX: (859) 257-0505
Congressional District 6


Details, including policies

Type of Library


Dean of Libraries

Deirdre Scaggs, Interim

Selection Percentage


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Lending Policy

General Policy:  All federal government publications, except for maps and materials of a reference nature or in poor physical condition, circulate to any Kentucky resident.  The loan period depends on the borrower's category.  Large format black and white photocopies of maps may be provided.

ILL:  All requests submitted to the Young Library ILL unit from any Kentucky library will be filled. Loan period is two weeks.  Original maps are not loaned, but large format black and white photocopies may be provided.

Photocopying Service

Paper: Cost per copy 12 cents
Fiche: Cost per copy 12 cents
Film: Cost per copy 12 cents Fiche-to-Fiche: Cost per copy varies.

Reference Service

Type of services offered: walk-in, e-mail (, telephone (859-218-2048), mail (William T. Young Library, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0456).

Electronic Services

Web services, CD-ROM, online catalog, depository discussion list (

History & Description

Date library became a depository: 1907 (selective); 1967 (regional)

Type of designation: Land-grant institution (6th Congressional District)

Special Services: disabilities services, regional depository services web-page, sponsor newsletter and discussion list for state gov. docs. organization (

Special housing arrangements: Some materials housed in campus subject libraries and information centers.

Federal Depository Librarian

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Amy Laub-Carroll
(859) 218-6152