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Kentucky Virtual Library for Kids earns Golden Web Award

Release date: December 2002
Contact: Sue Patrick
Phone: (502) 573-1535

(Frankfort, Ky) Kentucky Virtual Library for Kids has received a Golden Web Award from the International Association of Webmasters and Designers. The interactive web portal was launched only two months ago.
Designed specifically for first through fifth graders, the fun and informative site features 24/7 access to useful resources and links including:

  • Grolier’s Encyclopedias in English and Spanish;
    Searchasaurus that connects students to magazines and almanacs;
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  • “Space Dog” and “All the Known Information in the Universe”;
  • Kentuckiana Digital Library filled with historical documents; and
  • A step-by-step guide to help students learn how to research online.

The association presents the awards to sites “whose web design, originality and content have achieved levels of excellence deserving of recognition.”

The web portal is accessed through the Kentucky Virtual Library at www.kyvl.org. From the home page, click on “Kids” and turn the speakers up! For more information, call toll-free at 1-877-588-5288.

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The Kentucky Virtual Library is a part of the Kentucky Virtual University, a unit of the Council on Postsecondary Education. The Council coordinates change and improvement in Kentucky's public colleges and universities.


 

 

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