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Written by Conny Liegl three years ago

Fast, Powerful Software for All: A New Virtual Desktop Solution

Kennedy Library is currently piloting a new virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) technology called Application Jukebox on its Windows workstations. Cal Poly’s library is the first U.S. academic library to deploy this cost-effective solution for delivering software to students. Application Jukebox

Written by Conny Liegl three years ago

Sharing and Mapping Local Historical Images

This fall, Data Services partnered with Fresno State University Library to digitize, index, and geolocate historical aerial photographs of San Luis Obispo and Monterey Counties held in Cal Poly’s collection. Hundreds of Cal Poly’s aerial photographs of the Central Coast from

Written by Conny Liegl three years ago

Transforming Our Third Floor

Your library has been hard at work transforming the third floor to create collaborative and inspirational spaces. You may have already noticed new flooring, low shelving, tables, whiteboard walls, a new color scheme, and additional electrical outlets. We have plans

Written by Conny Liegl three years ago

Paying it Forward with Open Access

“Open Access” – what does it mean? For some, it means the open web, Wikipedia, or Google, and that raises questions: if it’s free, is it scholarly? Who pays for it? Who benefits? Open access is a complex issue that represents

Written by Conny Liegl three years ago

Student Imagination on Display

Our mission to build connections across campus and to showcase Cal Poly’s Learn by Doing teaching philosophy converged in a winter exhibit of architecture students’ Port San Luis Pier models. Students considered the pier’s local significance and developed architectural proposals

Written by Conny Liegl three years ago

Dean’s Welcome & Thank You, Winter 2015-16

Happy New Year to all our friends and partners! I hope your holidays and break were restful, and gave you time to imagine and plan a wonderful 2016. The Kennedy Library thrives on our partnerships with you and on the visions

Written by Conny Liegl four years ago

Welcome New Colleagues

Welcome to the following colleagues who have joined the Kennedy Library team since spring 2015: Cassandra Castillo, Resource Sharing & Collections Specialist, Information Resources & Resource Sharing Linda Daguerre, Lead Weekend Services Specialist, Access Services Katy Fluitt, Lead Evening Services

Written by Conny Liegl four years ago

Upcoming Events and Exhibits

Next Stop: SLO. The Arrival of the Southern Pacific Railroad (Exhibit, Special Collections & Archives), September 22 – December 17, 2015 Open Access Week: Open for Collaboration Laura Hosman, SPELL – Solar Powered Educational Learning Library (Event, Room 111H), October 22,

Written by Conny Liegl four years ago

Islandora Marks A New Era for Cal Poly’s Archives

This summer the library’s Special Collections and Archives adopted Islandora, a robust, flexible, and dynamic digital asset management system and online discovery platform to improve the user experience. Since 2008, Kennedy Library has made special collections and archives available online

Written by Conny Liegl four years ago

Next Stop – San Luis Obispo: The Arrival of the Southern Pacific Railroad 

In early October, Special Collections and Archives participated in the 2015 Central Coast Railroad Festival, connecting with local train buffs and the general public alike. Two interactive web maps were unveiled, which compliment a student-curated exhibit. The narrow-gauge Pacific Coast Railway carried people