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Value added benefits for KYVL member libraries

Stay tuned as more benefits are added to these pages.

Infobase offers, F18-19

The following Infobase offers are available to KYVL members for F18-19:

  • KYVL members are eligible for a 5 percent discount for new orders on any product in the Infobase digital catalog.
  • Existing customers placing a new order may request a free one-year subscription to the World Almanac database.

For more information or to place an order, contact one of the following Infobase reps:

Academic Institutions

Melinda Gallo
Digital Media Consultant - Academic Division
800.257.5126, x4270

K12 and Public Libraries

Phil Tam
Regional Sales Manager
800.257.5126, x4326


LYRASIS benefits and discounts

KYVL is a group access member of LYRASIS, entitling KYVL members to member pricing for professional development classes, free job bank postings, and discounts on library and archival supplies. Read more about LYRASIS benefits below.

Additional benefits are available to institutions that joint LYRASIS individually.

Master agreements

KYVL is a part of the Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE), an agency of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. CPE establishes master agreements (contracts) with database vendors on behalf of KYVL and its members for access to electronic resources serving a broad range of information needs. KYVL member institutions may make use of KYVL master agreements to license additional content beyond the core content licensed by KYVL for all its members. KYVL is the point of contact for members regarding use of these master agreements.

Naxos discount, F18-19

Consortial pricing from Naxos is now available to KYVL members. KYVL members are eligible for a 15 percent discount off of list prices of Naxos music, video and spoken word collections.

To place an order or request a discount, contact:

John Sells
Sales and Support Coordinator

OCLC WMS Multi-library Discount Program

WorldShare Management Services (WMS) is an integrated suite of cloud-based library management applications with WorldCat data as its foundation. OCLC offers KYVL members a discounted price for WMS based on the number of participating libraries.

Number of participating libraries FY 2018‑19 discount (eligible products)  
8-10 10 percent  
11-20 15 percent  
21-40 20 percent  

Additional discounts are available as the number of participating libraries increases.

For FY 2018-19 billing, the following 13 KYVL member libraries are counted in the OCLC-KYVL WMS incentive program:

Individual subscribers

  • Bellarmine University
  • Brescia University
  • Centre College
  • Georgetown College
  • Kentucky Department for Libraries & Archives
  • Kentucky Historical Society
  • Kentucky Wesleyan University
  • Spalding University
  • Transylvania University

SAALCK libraries

  • Eastern Kentucky University
  • Kentucky State University
  • Northern Kentucky University
  • University of Louisville
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