Visit the UofL Libraries
Alumni are welcome to visit any of the UofL Libraries. Identification Is not required when visiting during hours open to the general public. View the library hours.
Off-campus access to UofL online databases/journals is not provided to alumni. You must be on campus to access these sources.
Go to one of the UofL libraries service desks to apply for a guest login to access online databases and journals. Please bring a photo I.D. (e.g., driver's license).
Residents of Kentucky can apply for a Community Borrower's card at Circulation. This card lets you check out books.
Free Online Websites
There are free public domain websites you can search to find scholarly articles (e.g. Google Scholar) and evidence based literature. The websites are recommended by Social Work faculty.
Public Library Services
The state of Kentucky has public libraries you can visit to apply for a library card.
The library card is your gateway to book check-outs and accessing their online databases. The Louisville Free Public Library (LFPL) has access to databases like EBSCO Academic and Psychology Behavioral Sciences Collection.
Contact LFPL at 574-1611 or visit their website: lfpl.org.
Residents of other states should contact a public library within your area.