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In Response to COVID-19: Outside Researchers

Special Collections public services update

Researcher Guidelines

Hutchins Library Outside Researchers:

Outside researchers may make an appointment with Reference Services and Special Collections and Archives to use their facilities underfollowing guidelines:

  • Researchers who are fully Vaccinated for COVID 19 can make an appointment to use Special Collections Reading Room or Reference Services. Researchers must bring with them proof of their vaccination status with each appointment. This proof can be in the form of their CDC vaccination card or a photo of the card. International researchers will need to provide proof from their place of vaccination if not vaccinated in the United States.  Along with the Vaccination proof, a matching photo id will be required
  • An appointment must be made for each visit.
  • Upon arrival, researchers will need to call their appointment contact to be let into the building.
    • Special Collections and Archives: 859-985-3892
    • Reference Services: 859-985-3109

Registered library patrons who need to check out library books but are not currently enrolled students or employees of the college but are not doing research will need to use our curb-side pick up until further notice.