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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 kyvl@ky.govkyvl@ky.gov.

Participating institutions

Institutions that have submitted signed MOAs are:

  • Asbury University
  • Brescia University
  • Centre College
  • Frontier Nursing University
  • Georgetown College
  • Kenton County Public Library
  • Kentucky Christian University
  • Louisville Free Public Library
  • Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
  • Marion County Public Library
  • Montgomery County Historical Society
  • Sullivan University
  • Transylvania University
  • Union College
  • University of Pikeville

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:

  • CONTENTdm user accounts require a WorldCat username. To create a WorldCat account, visit worldcat.org/config and click Create an account at the top right. Complete and submit the form.
  • KYVL requires KDL / CONTENTdm institutional administrative users to have KYVL Member Portal accounts. Sign into your member portal account or sign up at kyvl.memberclicks.net/sign-up.
  • Once you have requested a KYVL Member Portal account, complete the KDL Sandbox Admin Login Request form. Your username will be the email address you used to sign up.
  • A separate Add Collection request form must be submitted each time you wish to add an institutional collection. Please do not complete this form until you have received login credentials for the KDL sandbox. For new KDL members, one test collection per institution will be authorized prior to implementation of MOA and standards documents.

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 www.kyvl.org/cdmadd using your WorldCat credentials.
  • Enter user name: Enter WorldCat username of the institutional administrator.
  • DO NOT ASSIGN ANY SERVER RIGHTS.
  • Under Collection Rights, select Specify Collections.
  • Assign rights to collections for the associated institution only.
  • Click Add.

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 www.kyvl.org/portalhelp.

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