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Students Contribute t o th e success of u k li br a r i es
Discover is a publication of University of Kentucky Libraries. Editor: Deb Weis Contributors: Doug Boyd Director, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History Daniel King Director, Philanthropy Special thanks to:
Jennifer Bartlett Interim Associate Dean, Teaching, Learning, and Research Rick Brewer Director, Medical Center Library Amy Laub-Carroll Library Technician Senior, Federal Depository Unit
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Sarah Dorpinghaus Director, Digital Services Special Collections Research Center Shawn Livingston Director, William T. Young Library Cameron Ludwick Publicity & Direct Promotions Manager, University Press of Kentucky Sandee McAninch Head of the Federal Depository Unit Regional Depository Librarian Megan Mummey Collections Management Archivist Special Collections Research Center Valerie Perry Head of the Agricultural Information Center Director, Branch Libraries Peggy Phillips Library Technician Senior, Serials Deirdre Scaggs Associate Dean, Special Collections Research Center Kate Seago Director, Acquisitions Marsha Seamans Director, Cataloging & Database Integrity Kopana Terry Oral History Archivist, Curator of Newspapers, Library Manager, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History Mary Beth Thomson Senior Associate Dean, Collections, Digital Scholarship, and Technical Services
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Undergrads Work on the Front Line and Behind the Scenes at William T. Young Karaline Wood Knows She Makes a Difference—Especially in the Little Things Rebecca Cheatham is the Lead Student at the Medical Center Library Nicole Reynolds Creates a New Process to Archive Born-Digital Material Students Connect Branches and Campus Community Students Shift UK’s Federal Government Publications University Press of Kentucky Interns Benefit the Business of Academic Publishing Erin Weber Processes the Collection of Laura Clay Sarah Coblentz Makes a Large Group of Public Policy Research Material Available Gabe Tomlin Launches His Own Oral History Project Special Collections Research Center Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History Students Benefit from Philanthropic Gifts to UK Libraries 2017–2018 UK Libraries National Advisory Board
On the front cover: (left to right) Jensen Goh, Kinesiology Senior; Monica Shah, Human Nutrition Junior; Darius Johnson, Family Sciences Junior On the back cover: Gary T. Smith, MFA, Creative Writing
from the dean
st u dents a r e essenti a l t o u k li br a r i es ’ success
In a past issue of Discover, we highlighted UK Libraries’ many services, programs, and initiatives that significantly impact student success. This edition focuses on how students contribute to the success of UK Libraries. These are students who serve users at library locations across campus, intern at the University Press of Kentucky, and work in the Special Collections Research Center in a wide variety of roles. There are close to 100 undergraduate students working public service desks at William T. Young Library, Medical Center Library, Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library, Science & Engineering Library, Hunter M. Adams Design Library, Education Library, and the Agricultural Information Center. Students also provide essential work out of view of the public in our many technical services operations. Several of our students, most of whom are graduate assistants, do more specialized work. As the Colonial Dames intern in the Special Collections Research Center, Erin Weber processed the collection of Laura Clay, a leader of the suffrage movement both in Kentucky and nationally. Sarah Coblenz, the Earle C. Clements graduate assistant, arranged and described three large archival collections representing grass-root community organizations that help shape Kentucky public policy.
Regarding the significant contributions of Digital Services Graduate Assistant Nicole Reynolds, SCRC Associate Dean Deirdre Scaggs noted that, “We will use the tools developed by Nicole to archive born-digital material long after her time with us is over.” Karaline Wood began working at the Young Library six years ago and is now a graduate intern in Serials and Electronic Resources. Rebecca Cheatham, who leads the Medical Center Library students serving a very specialized clientele, has worked at the MCL since her first year at UK. Gabe Tomlin was inspired to launch his own oral history project last year after spending several weeks in the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History as a UK Libraries Diversity Scholar. There are many more stories I could share regarding the accomplishments of our dedicated students and their contributions to UK Libraries. I can only echo Shawn Livingston, director of Young Library, who said “I greatly value all the hard work our students accomplish for us and believe that the experiences they have here prepare them for success in whatever the future may bring in their lives and careers.” I invite you to enjoy this spring 2017 edition of Discover, and I want to take this opportunity to thank all of our friends and donors who support UK Libraries so we can support UK students. Dr. Terry Birdwhistell Dean of Libraries and William T. Young Endowed Chair
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Work on the Front Line and Behind the Scenes at William T. Young At any given time, there are dozens of student employees working at William T. Young Library. Students work at the public service desk, maintain the stacks on the 3rd, 4th and 5th floors, and assist with special projects, often during spring, summer, and winter breaks, such as shifting collections or helping with projects at the various other library locations on campus. During the summer of 2016, public service students assisted with the Engineering Library move, and during the first two weeks of the 2016 fall semester, worked at the Welcome Back information desk. Periodicals, Newspapers & Microfilm students handle tasks such as newspaper research ranging from finding obituaries to extensive
“Student success is at the heart of everything we do at Young Library, and our student employees are an invaluable part of that mission. Every year, they answer hundreds of questions, check out thousands of library materials, and help keep our libraries running smoothly. I greatly value all the hard work our students accomplish for us, and believe that the experiences they have here prepare them for success in their lives and careers.” —Shawn Livingston, Director, William T. Young Library
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what the public service students do 944,409 users helped 97,445 books checked out* 13,969 materials lent to
other libraries materials borrowed 12,333 from other libraries 1,200 events supported *
Includes all UK Libraries locations Academic Year 2015–16
searches for “everything written” about a certain subject such as the Hatfield-McCoy feud or the filming of “The Flim-Flam Man.” Interlibrary Loan students work in document delivery, borrowing, and lending. Audiovisual students do a variety of work from setups in meeting rooms to assisting patrons watching films on AV media reserve. “In Acquisitions, students perform tasks to ensure materials are processed and available to UK faculty and students in a timely manner for their research and class needs,” said Director of Acquisitions Kate Seago. For example, in 2016, the lead student in gifts helped inventory and move all of the gifts-in-kind that were stored in the Little Fine Arts Library basement, and the lead student in monographs worked on prepping invoices for items received and preparing materials for cataloging and shipment. The two students in Database Integrity handle about 1,000 volumes a month in their various duties, including quality control for Bindery shipments, labeling and transferring material to off-site storage, and taking inventory (they are currently inventorying Theses and Dissertations in the Rotunda). “Our student assistants are dedicated and flexible and provide critical support that allows our faculty, staff, and students to find and obtain the resources they need for their research and scholarship,” said Cataloging & Database Integrity Director Marsha Seamans.
Karaline Wood Knows She Makes a Difference ESPECIALLY IN THE LITTLE THINGS Karaline Wood began working at the Young Library six years ago as a pre-Pharmacy freshman. Now, she is a graduate intern in Serials and Electronic Resources who will graduate in May with a master’s degree in Library Science. She worked in both Labeling & Binding and Serials for three summers, and processed invoices, created purchase order lines, checked in monograph sets/series and journals, and reviewed and reorganized the unbound serials collection. As the Serials and Electronic Resources graduate intern, she has spent a great deal of time doing data entry and helping with the department’s transition to the UK Libraries database, Ex Libris, and the Alma production environment. “This work has honed my attention to detail, especially when it comes to working with a database this size and dealing with data and records,” said Karaline, who was selected to receive the UK Libraries Outstanding Student Award in 2015. “It is really important to have an eye for details, because in
some cases, it can mean the difference of hundreds or even thousands of dollars.” “I’ve learned patience and to deal with things as they come up, even when what appears to be a simple fix, turns into a complete review of a series. Finding and fixing a problem is sometimes a journey, but the end result is always well worth it.” “Karaline has never been satisfied with just doing a task, but took the time to understand why it was important and how it fit into the overall goals of UK Libraries,” said Director of Acquisitions Kate Seago. According to Karaline’s supervisor and Serials Library Technician Senior Peggy Phillips, “Karaline has made outstanding contributions to our entire Collections and Technical Services Department during the past six years. The quality of her work, along with her dedication and interpersonal skills (she’s a great cook!), has made her not only an exceptional student employee, but also a real joy as a member of our CTS family team.”
“Karaline and our other student workers spend a lot of hours often doing menial tasks, but their time and effort gets materials to shelves and increases the accuracy of the catalog, which allows UK Libraries to better serve our users.” —Kate Seago, Director, Acquisitions
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Rebecca Cheatham is the
Lead Student at the Medical Center Library Rebecca Cheatham, who has worked at the Medical Center Library since her first year at UK, leads the MCL students serving a very specialized clientele.
Director Rick Brewer. “They are invaluable to the work we do, and they provide quality customer service and a positive user experience.”
Academic professionals, clinicians, and students in the colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Public Health, Nursing, and Health Sciences; the expansive UK HealthCare enterprise; and even patients and families, all use the Medical Center Library. Nearly 100,000 people came through their doors last year.
“They also keep our doors open and the organization running in the evenings and on weekends.”
“Without our student workers, the MCL would not be the success that it is,” said MCL
Undergraduates staff the front desk, field basic questions, troubleshoot, and help in other areas of the library. “Because they are students themselves, they want to help fellow students,” said Rick. “They are key to our operation.”
A total of 14 students work at the MCL. As the designated lead student, Rebecca Cheatham, who will graduate in May with her MHA (Master in Health Administration), trains new students.
Graduate students are also on the front line working with users that ask for assistance. This
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includes searching specialized databases, and tracking down information, whether it is for a student working on a project or paper, or a clinician looking for best practices on the treatment of a patient. “Patience, an eye to detail, and communication are the most important skills that I’ve developed,” said Rebecca. “One of the most rewarding and frustrating things about working with students is that they often don’t know what they’re looking for. So taking the time to listen and ask questions is key to finding resources that will help them.” “Now I know that a job is only as good as the people you’re surrounded by. This is truly what’s kept me at the Medical Center Library since I began my UK college career.”
Nicole Reynolds Creates a New Process to
Archive Born-Digital Material Special Collections Research Center Digital Services Graduate Assistant Nicole Reynolds digitizes unique collections for online access. Nicole has digitized more than 50 collections, including the early 20th century Mary Shelby Wilson Woman’s Democratic Club papers, and the John M. McCalla mortuary scrapbook of funeral notices and obituaries for Lexingtonians who died between 1802 and 1869. The rare and unique material Nicole digitizes is in different formats, such as hand-bound books, scrapbooks, tintypes, daguerreotypes, and even 125 hand-painted glass slide photographs. She has also tackled the migration of born-digital content off physical media onto the SCRC servers. “She dove head-first into researching methodology and developing workflows for our born-digital collections,” said Nicole’s supervisor and SCRC Digital Services Director Sarah Dorpinghaus. Nicole, who majored in Women’s Studies at Berea College and is earning a master’s degree
at the UK School of Information Science, created three workflows based on the format of the physical media that is being processed. “The first born-digital collection I worked on was the Ron Eller Papers, which was a valuable opportunity to test the effectiveness of the workflow for floppy disks,” said Nicole, who streamlined and enhanced existing software workflows for efficiency and clarification. The other two workflows she created—for optical media (CDs and DVDs) and hard drives—are completely new. And, Nicole learned how to write basic code and created a valuable new tool to help process these materials. “I wrote a simple script to provide a listing of the file information for each file on a disk,” said Nicole. “Before, it was difficult to capture metadata for disks with hundreds of files. Now we can create a documentation file with metadata, which saves a lot of time and gives us the ability to easily search for information on individual files.” According to Sarah Dorpinghaus, “Nicole’s work has provided a solid foundation for our ongoing efforts to preserve and provide access to these important, yet fragile born-digital materials.” “The most important things I’ve learned is that every collection is important to someone, and that there is always a way to do something that at first seems difficult,” said Nicole. “I really find digital archives work very fulfilling, especially knowing that every collection I digitize will benefit researchers for years to come.”
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Students Connect the Branch Libraries A ND TH E C A M PUS COMM UNIT Y
“Student workers in our branch libraries help us support students and researchers at our locations across campus. Our students help us stay connected to the campus community and effectively meet the information needs of our users.
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Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library Science & Engineering Library Hunter M. Adams Design Library Education Library Agricultural Information Center
At the Agricultural Information Center, in addition to our excellent undergrad students, we are fortunate to employ graduate students from the UK School of Information Science. These students are instrumental in our information literacy and other outreach efforts. This school year, we taught 133 sessions reaching more than 3,000 students thanks in large part to the support of our graduate students.” —Valerie Perry, Director, Branch Libraries and Head of the Agricultural Information Center
students shift uk ’s federal government publications The fifth floor of William T. Young is home to the majority of UK’s federal government publications depository, which provides access to information in all subject areas from agriculture to zoology. The collection includes more than a million paper pieces, two million microfiche, and 10,000 CDs. Last year, 11 students worked nine months to completely shift the federal depository publications, merging the second floor reference collection into the fifth floor collection. “We waited almost four years to get this extra space,” said Sandee McAninch, head of the Federal Depository Unit and
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Regional Depository librarian. “We always need room to grow.” Library Technician Senior Amy Laub-Carroll gave the students special training that included the SuDocs, Superintendent of Documents, call number system (the rest of the UK Libraries’ collections uses the Library of Congress system). Amy also worked on scheduling the students in teams, so that there were at least two students working together at all times. Both Amy and Sandee wrote out instructions almost every day and taped them to the shelves. “It was remarkable how well the students followed instructions and were able to complete assignments during their shifts,” said Amy.
Sandee, who has been at UK since 1983, said, “While students have always been important in keeping our federal depository collection in order and accessible to users, those 11 students will never really realize the impact they made.” UK Libraries was established as a federal depository in 1907 and became a regional repository, one of 46 scattered across the U.S., in 1967. It is also an Association of Southeastern Research Libraries Center of Excellence, housing the Works Progress Administration, Appalachian Regional Commission, and Smithsonian Institution collections on behalf of the other federal depositories in the Southeast.
University Press of Kentucky Interns Benefit the Business of Academic Publishing “In my three semesters as a UPK intern, I’ve been lucky enough to work in both Acquisitions and Marketing. These are the extreme ends of a book’s journey to publication, and require different approaches to writing skills. In Acquisitions, I wrote summaries for manuscript proposals, to show our board that a manuscript was worth publishing. In Marketing, I wrote summaries for books about to be released, to persuade news outlets to write their own piece in order to reach a wide audience. I’ve completed many other assignments that contributed to a book’s progress—this definitely wasn’t a coffee-fetching internship! I learned so much about guiding a manuscript to publication and the process of academic publishing. Most importantly, I learned that working in publishing is still my dream career.” —Margret Reynolds, Linguistics and French double major, graduating in May 2017
“This UPK internship has been a great opportunity to put my love for reading and writing and my research skills to practical use. I have studied media outlets to better understand how to pitch our upcoming releases. And, I have promoted our catalog through social media and at events like the annual meeting of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs. As part of the marketing team, I have seen the payoff of a lot of hard work and support for each other’s ideas. I have been part of the daily collaboration between departments that builds to a finished product, and I’ve learned how rewarding it is to promote work you believe in and care about.
“A core tenet of UPK’s mission is working with our host institution to bolster student success and provide learning opportunities here on campus. Internships provide experience, but the students also bring valuable benefits to our business—new perspectives and ideas, and a vibrant energy that carries throughout our departments.” —Leila Salisbury, Director, University Press of Kentucky
My internship at UPK has given me a look at the publishing world, and reassured me that my English and creative writing background will lead to exciting and rewarding career opportunities.” —Gary T. Smith, MFA, Creative Writing, graduating in May 2017
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Erin Weber Processes the
Collection of Laura Clay As plans are made for the centennial celebration of the 19th Amendment in 2020, the Special Collections Research Center is anticipating a greater interest in Kentucky’s involvement in the suffrage movement and in Laura Clay. Born in 1849 at the family estate in Lexington, Ky., she was the daughter of emancipationist Cassius M. Clay and a leader of the suffrage movement both in Kentucky and nationally. Colonial Dames Intern Erin Weber spent three months immersed in the 32 boxes of correspondence, pamphlets, periodicals, organizational records, petitions, scrapbooks, legal documents, broadsides and programs which document the career of suffragist and social reformer Laura Clay. “Before Erin worked on the papers, there was no detailed
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online collection guide and the papers themselves were very hard for researchers to use. Now the collection guide is comprehensive, key-word searchable, and much more descriptive, which will enable researchers to have greater access to the materials, “ said SCRC Collections Management Archivist Megan Mummey. Megan, who is Erin’s supervisor, also said. “Erin has learned about archival theory and gained valuable experience working with primary sources and conducting research.” “It was exciting to actually touch the pieces in the collection as I researched, for example, the people in the photographs,” said Erin, who has a History degree from Bellmont College in Nashville. “I learned so much about Laura Clay and this
important time in the history of Kentucky and our country.” “My favorite part of the collection were Laura Clay’s Kentucky Equal Rights Association delegate badges, which are very beautiful, ornate, gilded badges with her name in the middle and pinned through a ribbon,” said Erin. “This internship has given me confidence and opened up another career possibility after I leave UK with my MLS (Library Science master’s degree).” “Erin’s work on the Laura Clay collection will make an enormous difference in the availability of documents relating to suffrage in Kentucky and Laura Clay’s leadership role in both the state and national movement,” said Megan.
sarah coblentz makes a large group of
Public Policy Research Material Available As the Earle C. Clements Graduate Assistant in the Special Collections Research Center, Sarah Coblentz has arranged and described three large archival collections representing grass-root community organizations that help shape Kentucky public policy. The community organizations include the Kentucky Rivers Coalition (succeeded by the Kentucky Resources Council), the Kentuckians for the Commonwealth, and the Kentucky Hemp Growers Cooperative Association Museum and Library. “Without Sarah’s hard work, the SCRC would not have been able to make this large body of records—90 cubic feet—available in such a short period of time,” said Collections Management Archivist Megan Mummey. Megan, who earned a Master’s of Science in Information Studies with a focus on Archival Enterprise from the University of Texas at
Austin, was instrumental in Sarah’s decision to go for her Library Science master’s degree at UK. “Nothing prepares library school students better for the real world than hands-on learning and the application of theory,” said Megan. “Though I was a UK Medieval European History major, I really like politics and learning how Kentucky politicians reacted to issues of their day through the collections,” said Sarah Coblentz. “It is also interesting to learn the reasons people came together around these various issues, and how in some cases, public opinion has changed over time.” In fall 2017, the exhibit Sarah prepared for the 50th anniversary of Governor Louis B. Nunn’s inauguration will be installed. “There were hundreds of photos in each of the 20 boxes I went through in order to select and create contextual captions for the final 45-50 images,” said Sarah. According to SCRC Associate Dean Deirdre Scaggs, this work was made possible by the generous support of the Bess Clements Abell family who established the Earle C. Clements Graduate Research Fellowship at UK Libraries. The endowment funds the Earle C. Clements Graduate Assistantship, whose primary responsibility is working with the papers of Kentucky politicians, or the papers of organizations and individuals who have influenced public policy in Kentucky and beyond. “The assistantship is a lasting tribute to a Kentuckian who was committed to lifelong education and public service,” said Deirdre. “His daughter, Bess Clements Abell, has made sure that commitment will reach generations to come and that Earle C. Clements will continue to provide inspiration to future generations who serve the commonwealth and the nation.”
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Gabe Tomlin Launches
His Own Oral History Project
By Dr. Doug Boyd, Director, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History
In 2015–2016, undergraduate student Gabe Tomlin participated in the UK Libraries Diversity Scholars internship program, which provides opportunities for students throughout the libraries. For several weeks, Gabe was part of our team in the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, an experience that inspired him to launch his own oral history project, “Worldviews: A Societal Journal,” earlier this year. I recently conducted an oral history interview with Gabe about his experience as a UK Libraries Diversity Scholar and about his new oral history project. While at the Nunn Center, Gabe’s assignment was to access the “Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project” using
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our innovative online OHMS system (Oral History Metadata Synchronizer). This was a moving experience for Gabe, who reflected on the significance of the interviews he indexed, “just realizing how important it was to capture that moment. You can feel the urgency of the interviews, they feel like they are important when they were being taken.” Periodically, Gabe would swing by my office for a chat. However, in early November, he stopped by my office with a purpose. That purpose was to begin work with the Nunn Center on the “Worldviews: A Societal Journal” oral history project we launched in January. Gabe said he was motivated by the 2016 election and the political climate to do
the project to “switch the focus…and be in the moment. This is a very interesting moment to be in right now.” Gabe will record interviews that document “people’s perspectives, and their worldviews, considering where they come from, as far as their origin, nationality, or their identities. The project seeks to capture those worldviews and those perspectives and put them all in one collection.” At this stage, the Worldviews oral history project is just getting started. To date, Gabe has conducted five interviews but he has much more planned. Eventually, “Worldviews: A Societal Journal” will be accessible via SPOKEdb, the Nunn Center’s online catalog.
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Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History The Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History is recognized as a leader and innovator in the collection and preservation of oral histories. The more than 10,000 oral history interviews in the collection provide a unique look into Kentucky and American history and represent an irreplaceable resource for researchers today and generations from now. The collections focus on 20th century Kentucky history, Appalachia, Kentucky writers, agriculture, black history, the history of education, politics and public policy, the Civil Rights Movement, veterans, the University of Kentucky, healthcare, as well as industries such as coal, equine, and Kentucky’s bourbon industry. The center aspires to enlighten students, faculty, researchers, and members of the community about our shared history through the stories of those who have lived it. And through the online catalog, SPOKEdb, and innovative OHMS access system, those stories are easier to access than ever before. We invite you to read the Nunn Center’s blog “Saving Stories,” listen to the “Wisdom Project” podcast, and subscribe to the newsletter. To explore partnership opportunities, please contact Nunn Center Director Doug Boyd.
UK Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) is Kentucky’s largest repository of privately generated primary sources and rare printed materials. SCRC sustains the commonwealth’s memory and serves as the essential bridge between past, present, and future. Preserving the challenges, the hopes, and the experiences of today’s generation, and of those before us, SCRC provides research opportunities for students to expand their worldview and increase their critical thinking skills. Materials are in demand by scholars worldwide who contribute original research, scholarly products, and creative endeavors to society. As part of the SCRC, the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History leads the nation in innovative approaches to capturing first hand experiences. Source materials from the internationally recognized Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center and the Bert T. Combs Appalachian Collection are among the highest in demand for researchers across the United States who contribute to scholarly publishing and the historical record.
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Students Benefit from
Philanthropic Gifts to UK Libraries Whether they are student workers in William T. Young Library or graduate assistants in the Special Collections Research Center, our students make the work we do possible and they make our work meaningful. It is our responsibility at UK Libraries to help students discover, explore, and expand scholarship in their fields of study. We could not help them without alumni and friends who choose to help us. Medical students, future educators, business majors all use our resources, study spaces, and knowledgeable staff to help them succeed. This past year, we accepted gifts and used our Library Enrichment Fund in ways that benefit students all across the UK campus. • In coordination with Dr. Martha Heyburn and the Louisville Community Foundation, we established the Honorable John G. Heyburn Initiative for Judicial Excellence to grow our archives of federal judicial papers and to begin an oral history series focused on federal judges. • Working with the family of the late Governor Earle C. Clements, we established
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an initiative to honor his interests in public policy and education. • We will award the UK Libraries Dean’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Scholarship to be presented to an undergraduate student who exhibits exemplary research in their field of study. • We received many collections through our Special Collections Research Center—from family papers to documents about UK and Lexington architectural history to recordings documenting the Lexington jazz scene— that will benefit students and scholars of all disciplines for many years to come. On behalf of UK Libraries, we thank our National Advisory Board for sponsoring the UK Libraries Spring Gala. Each year, the gala honors the recipient of the Medallion for Intellectual Achievement, highlights our outstanding faculty and staff, and showcases the beauty of the William T. Young Library. We could not succeed without the help of our National Advisory Board. Finally, I want to personally thank you, our donors, for supporting us as we support UK students. Daniel King Director of Philanthropy
2017–2018 UK Libraries nationa l a dv isory boa r d The UK Libraries National Advisory Board consists of philanthropists from all disciplines who have attained prominence in their respective careers. Our success as the premier research library in the commonwealth would not be possible without their dedication and hard work. LuAnnette Butler, President, Clarksville, Tenn. Billy Lanter, Vice President, Lexington, Ky. Bess Clements Abell, Potomac, Md. Martha-Ann Alito, Alexandria, Va. Jonathan Allison, Lexington, Ky. Paul Bachner, Lexington, Ky. Robbie Dyche, London, Ky. Clay Ford, Owensboro, Ky. Michelle Gardner, Lexington, Ky. Gail Hart, Lexington, Ky. David Johnson, Lexington, Ky. Brenda Lampton, Lexington, Ky. Jan Miles, Union, Ky. William Miles, Union, Ky. Jennie Lou Penn, Frankfort, Ky. Angela Rice, Lexington, Ky. Anne G. Ritchie, Bethesda, Md. Wood Simpson, Lexington, Ky. Tim Sineath, Lexington, Ky. Alan Sullivan, Union, Ky. Laurance B. VanMeter, Lexington, Ky. Charles T. Wethington, Lexington, Ky. Harvie Wilkinson, Lexington, Ky. John van Willigen, Lexington, Ky.
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This edition focuses on how University of Kentucky students contribute to the success of UK Libraries