Archived News (Pre-July 2006)
Effective June 18th, the library will be changing the way users authenticate themselves when connecting from off-campus to access the library's electronic resources. On-campus access will not change. June 12th, 2006
A veteran librarian known for supporting research and instruction in higher education through the innovative use of emerging technologies has been appointed dean of library services at Cal Poly. May 26th, 2006
06/20/06. Library users who run the Firefox Web browser can now search PolyCAT directly from their Firefox Search Bar.
06/12/06. Library is switching to "portal authentication".
04/07/06. Try the Proquest Historical Newspapers database through April 28, 2006.
03/24/06. Try the Urban Studies & Planning database through April 14, 2006.
02/20/06. Two Research Scholars in Residence are the first appointees in a new university program designed to encourage and support faculty research and professional development.
01/03/06. PolySearch interface and functional improvements were made based on research conducted by Cal Poly computer science students.
11/14/05. Kennedy Library, ITS, and Center for Teaching and Learning team up to launch innovative environment and services for students and faculty.
2005. Kennedy Library is pleased to once again sponsor Preface and SLO City Reads: The Cal Poly Shared Reading Program.
05/23/05. The exhibit, titled "With Our Own Eyes/Con Nuestros Propios Ojos," is a project of the Latino Outreach Council of San Luis Obispo. The traveling exhibit focuses on the P'urepecha indigenous youth of San Juan Nuevo Parangaricutiro in the Michoacan state of Mexico, who now live in Paso Robles. It provides a bi-national perspective of this community through the eyes of its youth.
Kennedy Library's Special Collections Department was awarded $249,000 from the NEH to arrange, describe, and create electronic finding aids for their architectural archives on California architect Julia Morgan (1872 – 1957). Original architectural plans, drawings, sketches, photographs, transparencies, personal papers, journals, project files, and correspondence from Morgan's life and career are part of the project.