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The At-Risk Student Population You Might Be Overlooking: Working With Developmental Education Students, Lauren Colburn, Beth Fuchs Jul 2019

The At-Risk Student Population You Might Be Overlooking: Working With Developmental Education Students, Lauren Colburn, Beth Fuchs

Library Presentations

Each year a considerable number of students are placed in developmental education courses which are intended to prepare them for college-level courses. In fact, a 2016 report published by the National Center for Education Statistics showed that 68% of students at public 2-year institutions and 40% of students at 4-year public institutions enrolled in at least one math, reading, or writing, developmental course between 2003-2009 (NCES, 2016). Nationally, many states have begun to focus specifically on these courses and the various ways institutions can surround these students with the academic support structures they need to succeed. However, one support structure ...


Creating The Notable Kentucky African Americans Database Nkaa, Reinette F. Jones, Robert A. Aken Mar 2019

Creating The Notable Kentucky African Americans Database Nkaa, Reinette F. Jones, Robert A. Aken

Library Presentations

Learn how this project began by its creators from the University of Kentucky, Special Collections, and how it continues to add submissions from you, the public.


Goodbye Presentation, Zhihui Zhang Feb 2019

Goodbye Presentation, Zhihui Zhang

Library Presentations

In this capstone presentation, visiting Chinese doctoral student Zhihui Zhang explains how she came to study at the University of Kentucky Libraries Special Collections Research Center; the archival projects she worked on, the individual people she met with, and the cultural heritage organization tours she went on; the differences and similarities between American and Chinese archival theory and practice; and how this experience will inform her Ph.D. program and her dissertation.


Special Collections As Research Incubator: Insights From The Learning Lab, Carol Street Apr 2018

Special Collections As Research Incubator: Insights From The Learning Lab, Carol Street

Library Presentations

No abstract provided.


Preserving Digital Oral Histories, Douglas A. Boyd Mar 2018

Preserving Digital Oral Histories, Douglas A. Boyd

Library Presentations

This presentation addresses considerations for preserving audiovisual materials and large file formats.


The Basic Archives Workshop: A Partnership Between Kentucky Community Organizations And University Of Kentucky Libraries, Ruth E. Bryan, Sarah Dorpinghaus Jul 2017

The Basic Archives Workshop: A Partnership Between Kentucky Community Organizations And University Of Kentucky Libraries, Ruth E. Bryan, Sarah Dorpinghaus

Library Presentations

UK Libraries has held a series of archives workshops to help community organizations preserve and manage their records. In this session, archivists and attendees share personal and professional reasons for hosting/attending the workshop, workshop challenges and successes, and more. Featured are audio and video clips from interviews with community members who attended the workshops. An open forum follows to discuss:

  • What are individual and community needs and interests?
  • Is sharing knowledge through a workshop setting enough?
  • What barriers prevent individual or community collaborations with repositories? How can these be removed or lowered?
  • And more!


With Careful Consideration And Managed Expectations: Migration From Ex Libris' Voyager To Ex Libris' Alma/Primo, Julene L. Jones Jun 2017

With Careful Consideration And Managed Expectations: Migration From Ex Libris' Voyager To Ex Libris' Alma/Primo, Julene L. Jones

Library Presentations

The University of Kentucky migrated from their long-standing ILS, Ex Libris Voyager with SFX, to Ex Libris Alma (and Primo) in six short months! As the person who runs reports and performs authority control and batch changes to UK’s MARC metadata for print resources, Julene was responsible for migrating that metadata so that it displayed well in Alma / Primo with minimal data loss, for training all library faculty and staff on the use of Resource Management and Analytics, and for coordinating the multitude of migration events with the Systems, Acquisitions, Circulation, Electronic Resources, and ILL librarians. She will describe ...


Alma/Primo Management In A Post-Migration World, Kate Seago, Julene L. Jones Jun 2017

Alma/Primo Management In A Post-Migration World, Kate Seago, Julene L. Jones

Library Presentations

While on Voyager, the University of Kentucky had a committee dedicated to handling releases and policies for the system. During our migration to Alma and Primo we moved to taskforces to manage the migration, putting that committee on hold. Post-migration, we revived the ILS Committee and updated the charge to handle Alma/Primo releases and policies. This presentation will briefly discuss the procedures we’re using to manage Alma and Primo releases, training, set policies, and communicate with library staff post-migration. We’d like to leave time for audience participation to find out how others are managing these processes at ...


Mainstreaming University Publications: Designing Collaboration Across Library Units For Discovery And Access, Cindy Cline, Ruth E. Bryan May 2017

Mainstreaming University Publications: Designing Collaboration Across Library Units For Discovery And Access, Cindy Cline, Ruth E. Bryan

Library Presentations

Various divisions, branches, and departments within the University of Kentucky Libraries collect University publications, most especially the University Archives. Depending on the reasons for acquisition and the Library area's descriptive practices, the publications are more or less discoverable by fellow librarians and by researchers. Is it possible to develop workflows that allow the University Archivist to collect and maintain University publications at a collection or unit level, while simultaneously providing bibliographic item-level access to the same publications? In today's environment of high levels of technology, library and archives online management systems, and discovery systems, is it possible for ...


A Collaborative Approach To Developing Culturally Themed Digital Collections, Antoinette Paris Greider, Adrian K. Ho, Christopher A. Pool May 2017

A Collaborative Approach To Developing Culturally Themed Digital Collections, Antoinette Paris Greider, Adrian K. Ho, Christopher A. Pool

Library Presentations

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky (UK) has created the Passport to the World Program (PWP) to celebrate campus-wide the cultural heritage of a country or region every academic year. The UK Libraries International Programs has been an active contributor to PWP by collaborating with faculty and different library departments to develop unique digital collections that serve to connect viewers with the featured country or region.

To begin with, the Director of the International Programs (DIP) consults faculty and librarians at the UK Libraries Special Collections Research Center to select relevant materials for digitization. She ...


Monograph Ordering In Alma, Kate Seago May 2017

Monograph Ordering In Alma, Kate Seago

Library Presentations

Alma offers many potential workflows, incorporating local and third-party tools and data. This presentation will look at how one library streamlined their workflows with GOBI technical services in Alma.


Calendars In Alma--Seriously???, Tari Keller May 2017

Calendars In Alma--Seriously???, Tari Keller

Library Presentations

Coming from Voyager, after over 16 years of setting up and updating calendars for a multi-library university, configuring the calendars in Alma was confusing. The calendars in Alma use the standard hours for major terms as a starting point. Exceptions are defined by “Closing” the library to shorten the hours and “Opening” the library to extend the hours, instead of giving the hours of operation on the days when exceptions occur. The University of Kentucky has everything from a 24 x 5+ main library to a 40 hour a week storage facility. Library hours change between semesters and do different ...


Flattening Funds: Using Alma Fund Structure & Reporting Codes, Kate Seago May 2017

Flattening Funds: Using Alma Fund Structure & Reporting Codes, Kate Seago

Library Presentations

The University of Kentucky had been on Voyager since 2001. We had built a complex fund structure using reporting funds to map funds accurately over to the University’s SAP system and provide break downs by subject and format. In addition, the Acquisitions Department Head had been relying on an access report and a code in the invoice note field to provide accurate ARL statistics. When the Libraries migrated to Alma in January 2016, it quickly became apparent that the fund structure would need substantial reworking to be functional in Alma. Starting in July 2017, a new fund structure was ...


Year Of South Asia Fall Book Exhibit And Bibliography, Brad Allard Nov 2016

Year Of South Asia Fall Book Exhibit And Bibliography, Brad Allard

Library Student Employees' Research

No abstract provided.


Stamping The Passport: University Of Kentucky Libraries As A Partner For Internationalization On Campus, Jennifer A. Bartlett, Jan Carver, Antoinette Paris Greider, Adrian K. Ho, Jennifer Richmond Aug 2016

Stamping The Passport: University Of Kentucky Libraries As A Partner For Internationalization On Campus, Jennifer A. Bartlett, Jan Carver, Antoinette Paris Greider, Adrian K. Ho, Jennifer Richmond

Library Presentations

Each year the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences celebrates the cultural heritage of a country/region with its Passport to the World Program (PWP). The University of Kentucky Libraries International Programs has been an active contributor to PWP since 2010. We have coordinated liaison librarians’ collaboration with faculty from different departments to annotate and showcase relevant materials from the library’s collections in physical and online exhibits. We have also hosted lectures and movie screenings in which faculty introduce audiences to specific cultural features and practices.

Thanks to positive feedback and faculty recommendations, the library’s involvement ...


Making Oral History Interviews Accessible At The Louie B. Nunn Center For Oral History, Kopana Terry, Judy Sackett Jul 2016

Making Oral History Interviews Accessible At The Louie B. Nunn Center For Oral History, Kopana Terry, Judy Sackett

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

No abstract provided.


Search, Explore, Connect: Using Ohms To Enhance Access To Oral History, Douglas A. Boyd Jan 2016

Search, Explore, Connect: Using Ohms To Enhance Access To Oral History, Douglas A. Boyd

Library Faculty and Staff Publications

No abstract provided.


Ky Digital Newspaper Program, Kopana Terry Oct 2015

Ky Digital Newspaper Program, Kopana Terry

Library Presentations

Kopana Terry details the University of Kentucky Libraries' past, present and future newspaper digitization program, including how newspaper digitization came to fruition, selecting content for digitization, copyright, digitization from paper vs. film, vendor selection, software, and keeping the program afloat during tough economic circumstances.


Authority Control On A National Scale: Conceptual And Practical Changes To Authorities Under Rda And Uk Libraries’ Naco Training, Julene L. Jones Sep 2015

Authority Control On A National Scale: Conceptual And Practical Changes To Authorities Under Rda And Uk Libraries’ Naco Training, Julene L. Jones

Library Presentations

This presentation covers changes to authority records and theory of authority work due to FRBR both conceptually and practically, new RDA fields, LC PCC's NACO program and our new NACO workflows post-training.


Many Hands Make Light Work, Part Ii: Name Authority Cooperative (Naco) Training And Workflows At University Of Kentucky Libraries, Julene L. Jones Sep 2015

Many Hands Make Light Work, Part Ii: Name Authority Cooperative (Naco) Training And Workflows At University Of Kentucky Libraries, Julene L. Jones

Library Presentations

The most fun part of cataloging, authority control, is the identity management work performed to maintain consistent access points throughout a library's database. It is increasing in importance as metadata schemas and linked data applications evolve. University of Kentucky has developed multiple strategies for maintaining authority control and most recently, has undertaken NACO training! Our new experimental workflows post-training will be discussed.


Innovating For Diversity: Uk Libraries Undergraduate Diversity Scholars Internship Program, Peter Hesseldenz, Judy Sackett Sep 2015

Innovating For Diversity: Uk Libraries Undergraduate Diversity Scholars Internship Program, Peter Hesseldenz, Judy Sackett

Library Presentations

In 2014, the UK Libraries Diversity Committee developed an internship program for undergraduate students who are committed to promoting diversity and multicultural awareness among UK students, staff and faculty. The first two Diversity Scholars became familiar with a variety of academic library-related functions and career options through work within a number of library areas. The program will include a description of the Diversity Scholars program, its goals and results.


We’Ll Show You Ours If You Show Us Yours! Favorite Technologies To Support Information Literacy, Beth Kraemer, Beth Fuchs Sep 2015

We’Ll Show You Ours If You Show Us Yours! Favorite Technologies To Support Information Literacy, Beth Kraemer, Beth Fuchs

Library Presentations

A recent user survey revealed that our students want more online tools to help them find and use library resources successfully. The challenge is finding and developing instruction-related technologies that are not only well-suited for local needs but also engaging and useful for students. We’ll show some of our recent developments, and then, it’s your turn! Come ready to contribute your ideas (or get a head start here: http://bit.ly/Beth2015), and leave with new online tools to explore.


Undergraduate Diversity Scholar Program: A Proactive Approach To Creating An Inclusive And Multicultural Workforce, Adrian K. Ho, Judy Sackett Jun 2015

Undergraduate Diversity Scholar Program: A Proactive Approach To Creating An Inclusive And Multicultural Workforce, Adrian K. Ho, Judy Sackett

Library Presentations

The University of Kentucky (UK) Libraries approved a statement in September 2013 confirming its commitment to cultivating and encouraging diversity and inclusivity in its personnel policies and in its collections, programs, and services. The library subsequently developed an Undergraduate Diversity Scholar Program to provide two students with a paid internship in the 2014/15 academic year. UK undergraduates interested in diversity issues were encouraged to apply. Applicants were evaluated based on their work experience, volunteer or service activities, recommendations from two referees, and an essay about their belief in the benefits of a diverse society. The successful candidates started the ...


Top 10 Gdc Projects At Uk Libraries, Julene L. Jones May 2015

Top 10 Gdc Projects At Uk Libraries, Julene L. Jones

Library Presentations

The newest module in the Voyager suite, Global Data Change, allows for batch editing of bibliographic, holdings and authority records. The University of Kentucky Libraries has used this module since 2012, and will share specifics about the top ten (or so) projects that have been implemented using this module. Projects include several significant enhancements to bibliographic variable fields, including changes due to RDA implementation, record deletion, location changes after collections have been moved, the removal of obsolete information, the addition of local standard notes, and the addition of authorized access points.


Many Hands Make Light Work: Name Authority Cooperative Program (Naco) Training At University Of Kentucky Libraries, Julene L. Jones Apr 2015

Many Hands Make Light Work: Name Authority Cooperative Program (Naco) Training At University Of Kentucky Libraries, Julene L. Jones

Library Presentations

Authority control, or the maintenance of consistent access points throughout a catalog, may not be the most exciting topic in the library world, but is increasing in importance as metadata schemas evolve and linked data applications emerge. UK has developed multiple strategies for maintaining its catalog's authority control, and, most recently, has undertaken NACO training!


High Yield From Small Change: Evolution In Response To User Need, Beth Reeder, Melinda Borie Apr 2015

High Yield From Small Change: Evolution In Response To User Need, Beth Reeder, Melinda Borie

Library Presentations

Renovation can be daunting, but it does not have to happen all at once. Improvement can come as the result of a series of incremental changes. This poster session chronicles the transformation of collection areas into much-needed meeting and library instruction space.


Coming Together: Successful Press, Library, Vendor Content Collaboration: A Case Study, Mary Beth Thomson Nov 2014

Coming Together: Successful Press, Library, Vendor Content Collaboration: A Case Study, Mary Beth Thomson

Library Presentations

University presses (UP's) are essential to the advancement of our culture and the understanding of our world, and, are just as much at the forefront of publishing innovation as anyone. UP's publish and engage in some of the most essential research across the humanities, sciences and arts, and, also dive in to top-of-mind trending topics. Academic libraries are prized hubs of information, supporting a school's curriculum and the research of its university faculty and students - the foundation of content. In an effort to strengthen its relationship with its host institution library and help promote scholarship, the University ...


Straight From The Horse’S Mouth: Making Oral History Interviews Accessible, Judy Sackett, Kopana Terry Sep 2014

Straight From The Horse’S Mouth: Making Oral History Interviews Accessible, Judy Sackett, Kopana Terry

Library Presentations

The Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, contains a collection of nearly 9,000 interviews. The presenters will describe the collection, highlighting some of the major projects that may be of particular interest to library users. Oral history interviews can be a valuable source of information for both scholarly and family researchers. Learn how access to these collections is continuously improving.


Technology Telling Stories: Library Instruction Perspectives From An Information Literacy Librarian And An Archivist, Beth Fuchs, Jaime Marie Burton Sep 2014

Technology Telling Stories: Library Instruction Perspectives From An Information Literacy Librarian And An Archivist, Beth Fuchs, Jaime Marie Burton

Library Presentations

Connecting with today’s undergraduates requires more than just a demonstration of technology, tasks, and procedures – it also requires capturing their imaginations, emotions, and feelings. Telling stories with technology connects real world, tangible experiences with abstract ideas and research methods, therefore getting students to care about what they are researching and invest in not just the topic, but in cultivating their own habits of mind.


Using A Train-The-Trainer Model And Active Learning To Reach Biology Freshmen, Valerie E. Perry, Beth Reeder, Melinda Borie Sep 2014

Using A Train-The-Trainer Model And Active Learning To Reach Biology Freshmen, Valerie E. Perry, Beth Reeder, Melinda Borie

Library Presentations

Using the train-the-trainer model as our foundation, we created a new information literacy program in an introductory lab course. We will describe the program’s development, implementation, and evolution since first implemented in Spring Semester 2013.We also will share the advantages of using the train-the-trainer model in an information literacy program, particularly regarding its potential to reduce librarians’ time commitment and help librarians build lasting relationships with teaching faculty and graduate students.