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Nunn Center oral history collection explores legacy of creativity hub Appalshop on golden anniversary

By Whitney Hale University of Kentucky As nonprofit Appalshop celebrates its golden anniversary serving as one of Appalachia’s most celebrated hubs of creativity, the University of Kentucky Libraries’ Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in partnership with UK alumnus and historian Jeff Keith have launched a collection of more than 50 interviews on the beloved organization online. Known globally...

Keeneland Library, UK’s Louie B. Nunn Center partner for project to gather stories of Kentucky’s horsemen

By Whitney Hale, Amy Gregory, and Amy Owens University of Kentucky Kentucky is home to many of the world’s leading horsemen — individuals who have shaped the global thoroughbred industry as we know it today. To capture their treasured stories and preserve and promote them for future generations, Keeneland Library, University of Kentucky Libraries’ Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History and...

UK names University of Wisconsin-Madison librarian Doug Way as next dean of libraries

By Whitney Hale University of Kentucky Doug Way has been selected as the next dean of the University of Kentucky Libraries pending approval by the UK Board of Trustees. Way is currently associate university librarian for Collections and Research Services at University of Wisconsin-Madison. “I am honored and thrilled to be joining the University of Kentucky as dean of Libraries. This is an exciting...

Fayette County Extension Service will present fifth installment of Kentucky Proud Evenings July 23

Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service will present the fifth installment of the Kentucky Proud Evenings series Monday, July 23 with guest author Deirdre Scaggs discussing her book, “The Historic Kentucky Kitchen: Traditional Recipes for Today’s Cook.” The free monthly series celebrates The University Press of Kentucky’s 75th anniversary with author discussions and samples from Plate...