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KDL Member Council

KDL member institutions are invited to participate in the KDL Member Council, which meets electronically approximately three to four times each year for updates on the work of the KDL Work Group, for support and collaboration, and to prioritize member needs and concerns. Meetings are coordinated by KYVL and the KDL Work Group chair, and announced via the KDL News e-list.

Institutions considering participation in KDL are invited to take part in meetings of the member council; however, voting privileges are limited to one vote per KDL member institution.

 

For more information about joining the KDL News e-list, visit kyvl.org/portalhelp.

The KDL Member Council meets electronically three to four times each year for updates on the work of the KDL Work Group, for support and collaboration, and to prioritize member needs and concerns. Additional meetings may be scheduled as needed. Meetings are coordinated by KYVL and the KDL Work Group chair.

The member council is open to representatives of participating institutions. Institutions considering participation in KDL may also provide a representative.

Approved 5.18.2018


Announcements about Member Council meetings are made via the KDL e-list. For more information about joining this list, visit kyvl.org/portalhelp

5.2.2019 meeting notes

The inaugural meeting of the Kentucky Digital Library Member Council was held Thursday, May 2, from 2 pm to 3 pm ET, via Zoom

Attendance: 17, representing 13 institutions

Meeting topics and notes (information is or will eventually be incorporated into KDL web pages):

  • Introductions of KDL Work Group and others
  • The scheduled end of the legacy KDL site at the University of Kentucky
    • Projected cutover date: October, 2019.
    • UK site will be taken down
    • Content should be in the hands of each contributing institution
    • There is no continuity from the legacy site to the new site. Each institution must add its own content.
  • New KDL Getting Started documentation
  • Upcoming training opportunities
    • KLA preconference - October in Bowling Green
    • OCLC office hours - 3rd Thursday ET
    • CD MUG Indianapolis August 7-8
    • KDL office hours? An hour a month?
      • Expertise in house
        • Jennifer (web)
        • Edna (project client, etc.)
  • Collection aliases
    • User-friendly
    • Helpful to administration of KYVL
      • Monthly storage and item count notification from OCLC forwarded to kdladmin e-list. Should include at least one representative from each member institution.
    • KYVL will designate prefix
    • KYVL and KDL members will coordinate alias changes 
    • Once changes are implemented, existing links will break
  • News about DPLA membership
    • Likely no legacy status for KYVL or UK
    • Membership is no longer optional. Annual cost for KYVL would be $10,000 annually.
      • KYVL will consider cost sharing for members, but members should not be facing substantial costs.
      • Costs would in no case be passed on to members below the 10GB level. 
    • Additional cost to UK for a separate feed.
  • Updates from the KDL Web Team
  • Member Council
    • Will meet 3 - 4 times a year
    • Meetings will be announced via KDL New e-list
    • Likely meeting schedule for upcoming meetings:
      • August
      • (October workshop)
      • January
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