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Memorandum of Agreement

Institutions may now join the new Kentucky Digital Library. Please have an authorized institutional representative complete the KDL Memorandum of Agreement linked below.

Signed agreements may be mailed to KYVL at the address contained in the MOA or may be emailed to

Participating institutions

Institutions that have submitted signed MOAs are:

  • Asbury University
  • Berea College
  • Brescia University
  • Centre College
  • Frontier Nursing University
  • Georgetown College
  • Jessamine County Public Library
  • Kenton County Public Library
  • Kentucky Christian University
  • Kentucky Wesleyan College
  • Louisville Free Public Library
  • Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
  • Marion County Public Library
  • Midway University
  • Montgomery County Historical Society
  • Spalding University
  • Sullivan University
  • Thomas More University
  • Transylvania University
  • Union College
  • University of Pikeville
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College

Welcome aboard!

*CPE signatures pending

Request admin permissions

Digital collection administrators of interested institutions are encouraged to contact KYVL to request permission to work in the sandbox. To request administrator permissions for your institution's KDL / CONTENTdm collections, please note the following:

KYVL will set up one KDL collections administrator per institution. This administrator will have the ability to add and grant collections-level permissions to other institutional users.

  • Log in at using your WorldCat credentials.
  • Enter user name: Enter WorldCat username of the institutional administrator.
  • Under Collection Rights, select Specify Collections.
  • Assign rights to collections for the associated institution only.
  • Click Add.

Project client

Each institution that signs an MOA with KYVL for the Kentucky Digital Library is entitled to one instance of the CONTENTdm project client. Download at

A license code is required for installation. Contact KYVL for more information.

Join the KDL e-list

Sign up for an account in the KYVL Member Portal and subscribe to the KDL News e-list. See instructions at

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