Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Grant Opportunity: Carnegie Whitney Awards

Carnegie-Whitney Awards up to $5,000 for Guides to Library Resources

The American Library Association Publishing Committee provides a grant of up to $5,000 for the preparation of print or electronic reading lists, indexes or other guides to library resources that promote reading or the use of library resources at any type of library.

Funded projects have ranged from “A Resource Guide about Disabilities, Disability Theory, and Assistive Technologies” to “A Bibliography for Queer Teens” to “Graphic Novels & the Humanity of Mental Illness” to “Web Accessibility Resources for Libraries”. 

Applications must be received by November 2, 2018. Recipients will be notified by mid-February 2019.

For more information and guidelines, visit or contact Mary Jo Bolduc, Grant Administrator, American Library Association, 50 E. Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611; e-mail:

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

KLA Annual Early Bird Registration Ends September 7th!

Don't forget to register for this year's

2018 KLA/KASL Joint Conference
September 20 - 22
Galt House Hotel, Louisville, KY

Registration Information & Fees can be found here

Registration fees include access to the exhibit hall and all presentations, EXCEPT luncheons.

Luncheon tickets must be purchased separately on your registration.

Registration packets may be picked up at the Conference Registration Desk, located on the second floor of the Galt House Rivue Tower. On-site registration will be available at the Conference Registration Desk. Register in advance to avoid congestion and confusion!

We hope to see you at the conference!

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Call for nominations for 2018 Academic Section Outstanding Librarian Award

It is time to nominate an outstanding academic librarian for the 2018 Kentucky Library Association – Academic Library Section Outstanding Academic Librarian Award!

There are many deserving academic librarians in the state, so please take the time to nominate a colleague!  Contact for the guidelines and nomination form.  The form and a brief supporting statement should be submitted to by July 5, 2018.

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

WorldShare Management Services KY Interest Group is now open!

We are now opening registration for the inaugural meeting of the WorldShare Management Services (WMS) Kentucky Interest Group to be held at Lexington Theological Seminary on Friday, June 1st. 

Our tentative agenda, along with other meeting details, are available at Please continue to check this site as we will add more details as they become available.

Please complete registration for every person at your institution who will be in attendance. We will also offer an optional box lunch at a cost of $12.00. To keep costs down and to insure availability, please register and send all lunch payments to Jason Cooper by Friday, May 18th.

Lunch checks should be made out with Transylvania University as the payee. Please send to:

Jason Cooper
Transylvania University
300 North Broadway
Lexington, KY 40508

As always, please share this message with your colleagues. We look forward to a productive meeting!


WorldShare Management Services (WMS) Kentucky Interest Group Steering Committee

Jason Cooper, Transylvania University
Andrew Adler, Georgetown University
Tyler Goldberg, University of Louisville
Jami Powell, Centre College

Monday, February 26, 2018

Joint Spring Conference Schedule is Now Available

The conference schedule is now available.
Please follow this link to access it.

The Joint Spring Conference will take place at General Butler State Park in Carrolton, Kentucky, April 4-6, 2018. Conference begins with a welcome reception at 7pm (CDT) on Wednesday the 4th and ends at 12pm on Friday, April 6th.

Early bird registration ends March 2nd!

Please register for the conference using this form: