KLA Academic Librarians
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Libraries 101 video available online
A group of talented undergraduate students from the University of Kentucky have created a video introduction to college/university libraries, intended for new college students and high school seniors: https://vimeo.com/47196146.
The message in the video created BY STUDENTS and FOR STUDENTS is simple: Your college/university library has a lot to offer, and the librarians are happy to help you! This project grew from a collaboration of UK librarians and high school librarians from Fayette Co Public Schools. The intent is to look for ways librarians can work together to promote success as students transition from high school to college. The video is not University of Kentucky-specific so feel free to share it widely. Thank you!
Jen Bartlett, Carla Cantagallo, Reinette Jones, Gail Kennedy, & Beth Kraemer - University of Kentucky
Amanda Hurley & Lauren Wolfe - Fayette County Schools
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
First Call for Articles for the Fall issue of Kentucky Libraries
This is the first call for feature articles for the Fall issue (vol. 76 #4) of Kentucky Libraries. The deadline for the Fall issue is September 15; distribution is scheduled for mid-November 2012. This issue will be a themed issue, with the feature articles dedicated to health sciences libraries.
Important note: References at the end of the manuscript as well as in-text references must be in MLA style. For the accepted form, please consult the newest edition of the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th ed.) or http://www.dianahacker.com/resdoc/p04_c08_o.html.
For questions of grammar, punctuation and style please consult the Rochester Institute of Technology Grammar and Style Guide at http://www.rit.edu/upub/grammar-and-style-guide.
Publication Guidelines and Guidelines for Letters to the Editor are published in every issue of Kentucky Libraries on the inside back cover, or you may contact Robin Harris if you have questions.
Please send your article as a Word attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 15 for the Fall issue, published in mid-November
December 15 for the Winter issue, published in mid-February
March 15 for the Spring issue, published in mid-May
June 15 for the Summer issue, published in mid-August
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
IN-FO-CUS August issue is now available
The newest issue of *IN-FO-CUS*, the KLA newsletter, is available online at:
The deadline for the post-conference (November) issue will be October 15.