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Publication Ordering Information
To order publications, contact the KGS Public Information Center:

Attention: Due to unforseen circumstances, until further notice, please use email for fastest response.
For fastest ordering:
  • email:
  • Contact KGS via email (preferred) or leave a voicemail about the publications you are interested in ordering, and staff will contact you by the next business day.
  • **For fastest handling, please provide the publication ID and/or title of the publication.

  • To leave a voicemail with ordering information or make a walk-in appointment:
  • toll-free telephone:  877.778.7827
  • local telephone:  859.257.3896

  • For fastest service at this time, please call ahead to make an appointment before walking in:
  • location: Mining and Minerals Bldg, Room 101
  • hours/days (please make an appointment if possible):
  • Mon & Tue: 9 am - 12 pm / 12:30 - 4 pm ; Thurs: 9 am - 12 pm (except university holidays)

  • General Shipping Information (exact cost will be provided when ordering):
  • Note: We normally ship UPS. For customers lacking a street address, we sill ship U.S. Mail at the actual postal rate.
  • UPS ground delivery charges:
    $0 - $60 $10
    More than $60minimum of $12
    **If requesting UPS/COD, the COD charge is $10.50.
  • Payment Information:
  • Kentucky residents, if you are not tax exempt, include 6% state tax on amount of order and the shipping cost.
  • We accept as payment VISA, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, checks payable to "KGS", and cash.

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