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Library Media

Library Media Resources and Professional Learning

Published: 9/9/2020 2:44 PM

This page provides a comprehensive listing of resources available to library media specialists, teachers, schools and districts. 

Certification Information – School Media Librarian (Kentucky)
Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB)

Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL)
The Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL) provides access to two of the largest periodical database providers, EBSCO and ProQuest, both of which have Lexile® measures for articles. EBSCO’s NoveList (accessed through KYVL) assists fiction readers in finding new authors and titles and provides Lexile measures as a guide. Contact your child’s school library media specialist for login and password information to KYVL. 

KYLMS listserv
KYLMS is a listserv specifically for Kentucky school librarians, although others may join. Look for KYLMS in the list of options, and then follow the directions to subscribe. 

Library Media News
Please visit the Library Media section of Kentucky Teacher for current library news. 

Professional Organizations – Library Media
Kentucky Association of School Librarians (KASL) 
Kentucky Library Association (KLA) 
American Association of School Librarians (AASL) 
American Library Association (ALA) 

Research – School Libraries
School Libraries Work! (2016 edition) 
Strong School Libraries Build Strong Students (an infographic) 

Reading Programs – School Libraries
Kentucky Bluegrass Award 
Read Across America 


​James Allen
Office of Education Technology
School Library Lead/Digital Learning Coach
300 Sower Blvd., 4th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-2020

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