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Account Guide for SCRC: Doing Research: Safety - What to Expect

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.

Director of Research Services

Shawn Livingston's picture
Shawn Livingston
Special Collection Research Center
216a Margaret I. King Library
University of Kentucky Libraries

859 218-1831

Covid-19 Procedures for Re-opening

All visitors to the Special Collections Research Center will be required to:

  • Have a confirmed appointment
  • Wear a properly fitting mask
  • Research alone, one person at a time per table
  • Use the locker assigned to you, on separate ends and sides of the locker cabinet
  • Stay at least 6 feet apart from other visitors and staff
  • Follow all the usual research room use procedures (no pens, no food, one box and folder at a time, etc.)
  • Place materials that have been used on a red quarantine cart before leaving

The doors to the building will be locked.  Please ring buzzer upon your arrival,  a staff member will let you in at your pre-confirmed appointment time.

  • A maximum of THREE researchers will be allowed in the research room at any given time
  • A maximum of ONE user will be allowed in the Digital Studio at any given time

A staff member will escort you to the Breckinridge Research Room on the 2nd floor.  Elevator use will be one person at a time.


Properly fitting mask