KYVL member academic libraries are eligible for a 15 percent discount on the following databases and upgrades through June 2023:
20 percent on FacultySelect (Courtesy trial through June 30).
A 10 percent discount is available on EBSCO Discovery Service.
A 20 percent discount is available on Faculty Select.
Additional discounts may be available. Please contact EBSCO's academic library representatives for more details:
KYVL member medical llibraries are eligible for a 10 percent discount for new orders only on the following databases and upgrades through June 2023:
Additional discounts may be available. Please contact EBSCO's medical library representatives for more details:
KYVL member schools and public libraries are eligible for 15 percent discounts on the following databases and upgrades through June 2023:
Additional discounts may be available. Please contact EBSCO's school and public library representatives for more details:
The following Infobase offers are available to KYVL members through June, 2020:
For more information or to place an order, contact one of the following Infobase reps:
LOTE Online for Kids is offering up to 20 percent off list price for KYVL member schools and libraries. LOTE - Languages Other Than English - offers digital books in world languages.
For more information, contact:
KYVL is a group access member of LYRASIS, entitling KYVL members to member pricing for professional development classes and free job bank postings. Additional benefits are available to institutions that join LYRASIS individually.
Visit LYRASIS benefits for KYVL members for more information, or download the PDF, below.
KYVL public and academic library members are eligible for grandfathered pricing for new and renewed subscriptions to Mango Languages through June, 2021. K12 package includes updated reporting, family profiles, best practices based on Bloom's Taxonomy and DoK, and curriculum mapping. For more information, including a free trial and pilot options, contact:
Consortial pricing from Naxos is now available to KYVL members. Through July, 2022, 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:
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 2021-22 discount (eligible products)|
|Additional discounts are available as the number of participating libraries increases.|
For FY 22-23 billing, 12 KYVL member libraries are counted in the OCLC-KYVL WMS incentive program:
Individual subscribers (8)
SAALCK libraries (4)
For more information or to obtain a quote, please contact:
KYVL member libraries are eligible for 30 percent off all Omnigrahics print titles through June 2023. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Omnigraphics is now a part of Infobase. For database information, please contact the representatives listed on the Infobase tab.
KYVL members are eligible for discounted pricing for new adoptions only of OpenAthens.
The following products are available for all KYVL members at a special rate of at least 10% off new orders. Offers are good through June 2024.
For a custom quote, please contact:
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 and other services 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.
Commonwealth of Kentucky Master Agreements are searchable at transparency.ky.gov/search/Pages/contractsearch.aspx.
KYVL members are invited to participate in a discussion forum regarding the SpringShare product suite via the SpUNKy e-list. Sign up for the e-list in the KYVL Member Portal.
SpringShare's current product suite includes:
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KYVL participates in and supports organizations that strengthen and grow the library community, including:
COUNTER is a non-profit organization supported by libraries, publishers and vendors who contribute to the development of the COUNTER Code of Practice, which helps librarians demonstrate the value of electronic resources by facilitating the recording and reporting of online resource usage stats in a consistent and credible way.
ICOLC, the International Coalition of Library Consortia, supports participating consortia by facilitating discussion on issues of common interest. From time to time ICOLC issues statements regarding topics which affect libraries and library consortia.
In addition to LYRASIS member benefits described under Discounts and Offers, KYVL participates in LYRASIS Leaders Circle, committed to helping build sustainable programs, services and solutions by establishing standards, fair pricing and governance that will impact the broader community.
NISO identifies, develops, maintains, and publishes technical standards to manage information in today's continually changing digital environment. Through NISO, content publishers, libraries, and software developers collaborate on mutually accepted standards that enhance their operations today and form a foundation for the future.