William T. Young Library

 HOURS for August 25, 2019:  12:00pm - 8:00pm




William T. Young Library houses a general undergraduate collection and social sciences, humanities, business, biology and agricultural materials. As the central library in the university library system, it also is home to the Dean's Office and a number of centralized library and university services. See the list to the left for details.

Loan Periods

UK Faculty/Staff, Affiliated Faculty/Staff, Emeritus Faculty, Visiting Scholars

Books: 120 days
Bound Periodicals: 4 days
Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print (see AV Services for exceptions): Library Use
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
100 items (unless restricted)


UK Graduate Students, Donovan Scholars

Books: 90 days
Bound Periodicals: 4 days
Unbound Periodicals: Library
Non-Print (see AV Services for exceptions): Library Use
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days;
Item Limit: 75 items (unless restricted)


UK Undergraduate Students

Books: 42 days
Bound Periodicals: 4 days
Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print (see AV Services for exceptions): Library Use
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
Item Limit: 25 items (unless restricted)


Non-UK Borrowers

Books: 28 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print (see AV Services for exceptions): Library Use
Reserves: 2 hours; 1 day; 3 days; 7 days
Item Limit: 10 items (unless restricted)

Location (with directions): 401 Hilltop Avenue
Mailing Address: 500 S. Limestone Street, Lexington, KY 40506-0456
Courier Deliveries: 1000 University Drive, Lexington, KY 40506
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