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The Kentucky Library Association Academic Section is pleased to announce the dates for our Joint Spring Conference!  The conference will take place at Lake Barkley State Resort Park in Cadiz, Kentucky, March 29-31, 2017.  Conference begins with a welcome reception at 7pm (CDT) on Wednesday the 29th and ends at 12pm on Friday, March 31st. 

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KLA Academic Library Section (ALS) Professional Development Grant Applications Now Being Accepted. Click HERE to see the Guidelines

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KLA Academic Library Section Officers and Committees 2016-2017

Executive Board

Kandace Rogers, Chair
Sullivan University
2355 Harrodsburg Rd

Lexington, KY 40504

Andrea Brooks, Chair-Elect
Northern Kentucky University
Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099

Carrie Byrd, Past-Chair
University of the Cumberlands
821 Walnut St.
Williamsburg, KY 40769

Abby Thorne, Secretary
University of Kentucky HealthCare
1000 S. Limestone
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40536

Andrew Adler, Treasurer
Georgetown College
400 East College Street
Georgetown, KY 40324


 Awards Committee
Nancy Richey, Western Kentucky University,

Donna Abell, Owensboro Community & Technical College,
Wendell Barnett, Sullivan University,
Julene Jones, University of Kentucky,
Jill Sherman, Sullivan College of Technology & Design,

Audit Committee
Chair:  Tyler Goldberg, University of Louisville,
Perry Bratcher, Northern Kentucky University,
Debbra Tate, Kentucky State Universi


Communications Committee
Jennifer Joe, Western Kentucky University-Owensboro Campus,
Jennifer Bartlett, University of Kentucky,
Maureen Cropper, Bluegrass Community & Technical College,
Wendy Wood, Northern Kentucky University,

Membership Committee
Laura Hall,
Andrew Adler, Georgetown College,
Terry Bucker, Bluegrass Community & Technical College,
Carol Watwood, Western Kentucky University,
Julie Howe, Somerset Community College,

Professional Development Committee
Sean Kinder,Western Kentucky University,
Kevin Jones, Eastern Kentucky University,
Jonathan Jeffrey, Western Kentucky University,
Beth Reeder, University of Kentucky,
Sara Schumacher, University of the Cumberlands,