Thursday, September 18, 2014

UK Libraries represented at Kentucky Library Association Conference

Many UK Libraries faculty and staff journeyed to the Kentucky Library Association Conference in Louisville.

Laura Whayne, librarian at the Kentucky Transportation Center, became President of the Kentucky Library Association. Alex Grigg, manager of the Lexmark Library, is Secretary.

The Keeneland Association won the Natcher Award for library philanthropy. Keeneland was nominated by UK Libraries for their support of remodeling and upgrading the Keeneland Association Room in William T. Young Library.

Faculty and staff from all areas of UK Libraries have given many presentations at the conference. They are:

Technology Telling Stories: Library Instruction
Perspectives from an Information Literacy Librarian and
an Archivist
Beth Fuchs
University of Kentucky, Young Library
Jaime Marie Burton
University of Kentucky, Special Collections

Engaging the Large Class in Information Literacy
Susan Smith
University of Kentucky - Shaver Engineering Library
Karalea Lane
University of Kentucky - Shaver Engineering Library

A Collaborative Approach to Teaching Information
Literacy in a First-Year Agriculture Course
Jason Keinsley / Beth Reeder, University of Kentucky
Lauren E. Robinson, University of Kentucky
Melinda Borie, University of Kentucky

Speed Geek
Beth Kraemer, Facilitator, University of Kentucky

History Straight From the Horse’s Mouth: Making Oral
History Interviews Accessible
Judy Sackett, Nunn Center for Oral History, UK Libraries
Kopana Terry, Nunn Center for Oral History, UK Libraries

Using a ‘Train-the Trainer’ Model and Active Learning
to Reach Biology Freshmen
Beth Reeder
Valerie Perry
Melinda Borie
University of Kentucky Agricultural Information Center

What can we learn from the Living New Deal?
Angelia Pulley,

University of Kentucky

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