Creating the Notable Kentucky African Americans Database

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Event Details

Reinette Jones and Rob Aken are the co-founders and co-managers of the NKAA database, a free online reference tool that receives more than 300,000 hits each year.  They will speak about creating the Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, which is valuable for research in genealogy and African American history.  Ms. Jones is a Librarian in the Special Collections Research Center at UK; Mr. Aken is a Reference Librarian and administrator for Research Guides and other online tools for UK Libraries.


Event Type(s): Genealogy & Family History, Local History
Age Group(s): adults, high school
Presenter: Reinette Jones, Rob Aken
Denise Shanks
(859) 231-5500 ext. 1157