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Pathways To Discovery: Exploring Transdisciplinary Learning With Primary Sources, Matthew Strandmark Oct 2023

Pathways To Discovery: Exploring Transdisciplinary Learning With Primary Sources, Matthew Strandmark

Library Presentations

No abstract provided.


About Private Tommie D. Smith Guy, Wac, Reinette F. Jones Nov 2022

About Private Tommie D. Smith Guy, Wac, Reinette F. Jones

Library Presentations

Tommie D. Smith [Guy], from Lexington, KY, was one of the three African American WACs who were beaten by the local police and charged with disorderly conduct for sitting in the white waiting area of the bus station in Elizabethtown, KY. The three WACs were with the 1550th Service Command Unit, WAC Section II. The three women were eventually found not guilty of any charges.


Soap Eaters & Coon Dogs… According To Kentucky Newspapers!, Reinette F. Jones, Kopana Terry Jun 2022

Soap Eaters & Coon Dogs… According To Kentucky Newspapers!, Reinette F. Jones, Kopana Terry

Library Presentations

Kentucky newspapers are a valuable research option with many articles about the history of the state, as well as national and international news. This presentation was brief overview of the Kentucky Newspaper Digital Program [KDNP] and its development over many years. KDNP provides patrons access to the hundreds of Kentucky newspaper titles. Many of these titles are available full-text online via the University of Kentucky Library catalog. The weekly history vignettes are based on Kentucky newspaper articles and cover a wide range of topics. They are online at the KDNP Facebook site.


Creating Transformative Learning Opportunities: Expanding Assessment And Centering Student Voices Through Digital Infrastructures, Jennifer Hootman, Trey Conatser May 2021

Creating Transformative Learning Opportunities: Expanding Assessment And Centering Student Voices Through Digital Infrastructures, Jennifer Hootman, Trey Conatser

Library Presentations

The shift to remote and hybrid learning due to COVID-19 has underscored the urgency for instructors to explore alternative assessments and center student voices. This session focuses on advancing libraries’ work promoting digital literacies with pedagogical collaboration around project-based assessments. We explore the case study of CreateUK, a web hosting initiative at the University of Kentucky Libraries designed to provide accessible online space for faculty, staff, and students to develop websites and other digital publications. Using this as a blueprint, participants will consider ways of fostering similar initiatives at their institutions that create transformative learning opportunities for students.


Information Resources For University Of Kentucky Dei Plan, Ruth E. Bryan Mar 2021

Information Resources For University Of Kentucky Dei Plan, Ruth E. Bryan

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In this presentation, University Archivist Ruth E. Bryan discusses the various information resources available in the University of Kentucky archives and online for researching University of Kentucky, its land grant beginnings and land purchases, the laborers who constructed and maintained university buildings, and the university's growth in relation to its surrounding neighborhoods.


Beyond "Viuda De": Practical Approaches To Promoting Mexican Books Printed At Women-Owned Businesses, Taylor Leigh, Colleen Barrett Jan 2021

Beyond "Viuda De": Practical Approaches To Promoting Mexican Books Printed At Women-Owned Businesses, Taylor Leigh, Colleen Barrett

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Women print shop owners have existed for much longer than most people realize; the first examples in Mexico date to the seventeenth century. Unfortunately, these texts are not always clearly described in a way that is findable beyond searching “viuda de.” Though many title-pages describe their businesses in terms of being a widow of their husband, these business owners deserve credit for their entrepreneurial efforts and should be findable in their own right. This poster would highlight the strategies and steps taken by a Hispanic Studies Librarian and a Rare Books Librarian to better promote these types of works held …


Exploring Kentucky History: Historical Resources From The University Of Kentucky, Matthew Strandmark, Sarah Dorpinghaus Jul 2020

Exploring Kentucky History: Historical Resources From The University Of Kentucky, Matthew Strandmark, Sarah Dorpinghaus

Library Presentations

Presentation given to Kentucky K-12 educators about available historic resources from the University of Kentucky and the Special Collections Research Center. Provided as part of the programming of the Kentucky History Educator's Conference by the Kentucky Historical Society.


Digital Liberal Arts Fellows, Tiffini Eckenrod Apr 2020

Digital Liberal Arts Fellows, Tiffini Eckenrod

Library Presentations

This poster describes recent activities of the Digital Liberal Arts (DLA) Fellows at Ursinus College, including workshops and supported technologies.


African Americans In Madison County, Kentucky, Reinette F. Jones Feb 2019

African Americans In Madison County, Kentucky, Reinette F. Jones

Library Presentations

Reinette Jones, Special Collections Librarian at the University of Kentucky Libraries, speak about notable Madison County African Americans.


Gotta’ Go! African American Migration And Community Outside Kentucky, Reinette F. Jones Feb 2019

Gotta’ Go! African American Migration And Community Outside Kentucky, Reinette F. Jones

Library Presentations

Reinette Jones from the University of Kentucky Libraries Special Collections Research Center shares what she has learned about the fascinating and hidden story of the "out-migration" of African Americans from Kentucky while developing the Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (NKAA).


Please, Remember Me: African Americans From Scott County, Ky, Reinette F. Jones Feb 2019

Please, Remember Me: African Americans From Scott County, Ky, Reinette F. Jones

Library Presentations

Reinette Jones, who created the Notable Kentucky African Americans (NKAA) Database, explains how to use this award-winning library tool while introducing us to some lesser-known Scott Countians. They include Sgt. Harrison Bradford, who led the San Pedro Springs Mutiny (TX) in 1867, in the fight for fair treatment of African American soldiers, and Lillian Nareen White, the first African American woman to play basketball at UK.


3 Secrets Of The Digital Humanities That You Never Knew, Jennifer Hootman Apr 2018

3 Secrets Of The Digital Humanities That You Never Knew, Jennifer Hootman

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No abstract provided.


Hosting A Regional Visual Literacy Workshop, Karyn Hinkle Apr 2018

Hosting A Regional Visual Literacy Workshop, Karyn Hinkle

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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.


Ohms Changes Everything: The Impact Of Ohms On The Nunn Center For Oral History, Kopana Terry Oct 2014

Ohms Changes Everything: The Impact Of Ohms On The Nunn Center For Oral History, Kopana Terry

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No abstract provided.


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.


Books, Buildings, And Binary: A History Of University Of Kentucky Libraries, Antoinette Paris Greider Feb 2003

Books, Buildings, And Binary: A History Of University Of Kentucky Libraries, Antoinette Paris Greider

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No abstract provided.