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A KDL workshop will be held Monday, December 17, at UPike. The planning team is at work, and more details to be forthcoming. Registration will open soon. Please check back for more information.

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Presenters (more to come!)

  Ilona Burdette is executive director of the Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL), which oversees the work of the Kentucky Digital Library. She has an MSLS from the University of Kentucky. KYVL is a program of the Council on Postsecondary Education in cooperation with 300 member institutions.
Matthew Collins is the Director of the Library and Professor of Research and Bibliography at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He has extensive experience in website design and development. He has a Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University and an MSLIS from Florida State University.  
  Jason Cooper is Head of Technical Services at Transylvania University. Jason oversees cataloging and acquisitions and heads up the university's digitization program. He holds the MLS from Indiana University. Jason's past experience includes over a decade in Technical Services and systems positions at the University of Montevallo, (Montevallo, Alabama.)
Nicole Frilling is the Digital Branch Librarian at Kenton County Public Library. She currently manages the website and electronic resources. She has a MSLS from the University of Kentucky.  
  Edna Fugate is the University Archivist and Reference Librarian for the University of Pikeville, where she manages the Frank M. Allara Library Special Collections and Archives, participating in preservation, digitzation, and outreach. She is a Certified Archivist and has her MSLS from the University of Kentucky.
Jennifer Howard is Systems Librarian at Frontier Nursing University, where she manages the library's website, institutional repository, and LibGuides. She has an MSLS from the University of Kentucky. Prior to joining FNU, she worked for eight years in the special collections and library department of the Kentucky Historical Society.  
  Kevin Johnson is Digitization & Metadata Specialist at Transylvania University. Kevin supports Transy's Digital Liberal Arts initiatives, and also serves the primary contact for CONTENTdm. He has an MFA in Photography from the University of Kentucky. Prior to joining the staff at Transylvania, Kevin worked at the Kentucky Historical Society, and the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives.


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