Education and Workforce Development Cabinet
Public library employee appointed to commission
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Steve Beshear has appointed Nathan Lynn of West Paducah to the Kentucky Oral History Commission (KOHC) to serve a term expiring Feb. 15, 2016. Lynn has been a special collections library assistant for the McCracken County Public Library for four months.
“It in an honor to serve on the Kentucky Oral History Commission,” said Lynn. “I believe it is crucial that we continue to preserve our state’s rich heritage and culture through oral history interviews and projects.”
The Kentucky Oral History Commission has supported the documentation and preservation of oral history interviews in the state for more than 30 years, assisting with documentation of over 30,000 interviews found in Kentucky archives. Currently the commission is developing an online portal that would direct access to oral history collections and projects throughout the Commonwealth.
KDLA provides equitable access to quality library and information resources and services, as well as helps public agencies ensure that legislatively mandated documentation of government programs is created, efficiently maintained and made accessible. For more information on KDLA resources, programs and services visit www.kdla.ky.gov or call 502-564-8300 ext. 315.