Monday, April 04, 2016

Deadline for eBUG Conference proposals

Ex Libris users of Kentucky and beyond:

The eBUG (Ex Libris Bluegrass Users Group) annual conference is scheduled for June 10, 2016 at the Boone Center on the campus of the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. 

Presentation proposals are now being accepted; please submit them here by April 4, 2016

Presentations are being sought in relation to the use of Ex Libris products, such as Primo, Alma, Voyager, SFX, etc.  We encourage proposals associated with any aspect of using these products, including those related to public services, library instruction, technical services, and systems. 

Presentations should last approximately 45 minutes. Chosen presenters must agree to provide ELUNA and Ex Libris copies of their presentations for posting on their respective websites, if requested. Conference registration fees for presenters of accepted proposals will be waived.

There's still time to register for the 2016 KLA Spring Conference


If you haven’t  yet registered for the  KLA Joint Spring Conference at Cumberland Falls,  here is the link to information /registration: 



Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Please take a few minutes to complete this very important survey to let the Kentucky Library Association's Board have your input on the 2017 Annual Fall Conference. We have the opportunity to make some changes and your feedback is crucial to decision making. 

Thank you so much!

Monday, February 08, 2016

"Why I Love My College Library" student essay contest!



On behalf of Kathryne Lefevre, Chair-Elect of the CTCRT: 

The Community and Technical College Round Table (CTCRT) is currently sponsoring their annual "Why I Love My College Library" student essay contest. 

The contest is open to currently enrolled students at any two-year college in Kentucky. 

Students are invited to participate in the contest by writing about how their college library has helped them succeed in school or in life.  To enter, students must email their essay as a Word (.doc) or Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) file to kathryne.lefevre@kctcs.edu by March 31, 2016.  First, second, and third place winners will be awarded a Barnes & Noble gift card for $100, $50, or $25.  Winners will be announced as part of National Library Week celebrations April 10-16, 2016.


Thursday, December 10, 2015

Award Nominations Sought

2016 ALA Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Awards:  seeking nominations 

Know a talented instruction librarian, or an innovative instruction program, that you'd like to nominate?


The   ALA Library Instruction Round Table has two awards to recognize excellence in information literacy and instruction:
The awards will be presented at the ALA Annual Conference.  Award winners will receive a $1,000 cash award, a plaque, and a $500 travel stipend to be used to attend the ALA Annual Conference.
The deadline for this year's award nominations is December 31, 2015.