Kentucky Virtual Library names new director

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Kentucky Virtual Library has named a new director.

She is Ilona N. Burdette, who has been director of library services for 17 years at St. Catharine College. She was previously director of Marion County Public Library in Lebanon.

Burdette says she hopes to ensure that students, educators and individuals across Kentucky know about the resources available through the Virtual Library and improve ease of access.

The Virtual Library is a program of the Council on Postsecondary Education. It was launched in 1999 and provides access to library and information resources to Kentucky citizens through member libraries.