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W. Frank Steely Library, Northern Kentucky University

Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, D217B
Contact: Phil Yannarella
W. Frank Steely Library (Selective Depository)
Documents Department
Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099-6101
Reference: (859) 572-5457
Documents: (859) 572-5455
FAX: (859) 572-5390
Congressional District 4

Details, including policies

Type of Library


Library Director

Arne J. Almquist, Associate Provost for Library Services

Selection Percentage


OCLC Symbol


KLN Symbol


KULS Symbol


Lending Policy

General Policy

ILL Department

Note: The Steely Library is interested in initiating reciprocal library agreements.

Photocopying Service

Paper: 10 cents (public patrons); 5 cents (students/staff using ID card)
Fiche: No charge
Film: No charge

PDF Electronic edition free

Reference Service

Type of services offered: In person, phone, electronic

Research & Instructional Services (RIS)

Electronic Services

"Ask Steely Library"

History & Description

Date library became a depository: 1973

Type of designation: Representative

Special Collections:

Steely Library Special Collections and Archives

Microforms collections: Kentucky 1000 Series, Kentuckiana, Western Americana, Library of American Civilization, American Periodical Series 1, 2, & 3, Library of English Literature, U.S. Congressional Serial Set 1789-1969.

Special Services:

Bibliographic instruction program
Electronic reference service

Special area(s) emphasized: Census, Legislative History, Statistics, Education, Kentucky, Economics, Health, and Criminal justice.

Special housing arrangements:

Salmon P. Chase Law Library is an Alternative Location/Selective Housing Site for federal depository publications.