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Written by Karen Lauritsen two years ago

Cinematic and Statistical Resources for Teaching and Research: Kanopy and Statista

Kennedy Library has two new information resources to support your teaching and research. Media streaming with Kanopy The first is Kanopy, a media streaming service that offers 12,000 films and videos from more than 800 filmmakers. Their key partners include

Written by Karen Lauritsen two years ago

Sheree Fu named Cal Poly engineering librarian

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Sheree Fu joined Cal Poly on September 1, 2015 as the engineering librarian at the Robert E. Kennedy Library. Sheree has worked across the disciplines to support interdisciplinary discovery and research as a data services specialist, a research and development librarian,

Written by Karen Lauritsen two years ago

Adriana Popescu named associate dean for academic services at Cal Poly

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Adriana Popescu joined the Robert E. Kennedy Library on September 1, 2015, as associate dean for academic services. She will lead a team of ten faculty librarians and professional staff who together offer every Cal Poly student and faculty member digital

Written by Karen Lauritsen two years ago

Cal Poly Faculty Honored with Learn by Doing Scholar Award

Learn by Doing Scholar Awards 2015

The inaugural Learn by Doing Scholar Award recipients were named at the More than a Motto Conference on May 15, 2015. This new faculty award was established in the 2014-2015 academic year to acknowledge and inspire formal scholarship and research

Written by Robert Garlinghouse two years ago

My Open Science Café experience

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Launched in 2014, Kennedy Library’s Open Science Cafe is a new program that supports a student in planning an educational event on campus that features a speaker and topic of their choice. I feel blessed to have had the opportunity

Written by Karen Lauritsen two years ago

Kennedy Library purchased nearly 30,000 eBooks this academic year

Kennedy Library purchased more than 28,000 eBooks from various publishers this year. This content covers a range of disciplines including psychology, history, media and cultural studies, religion and philosophy, theatre and performance, business, finance and economics. All content features perpetual

Written by Nasim Delavari two years ago

Reflecting on Appropriate Technologies Open Science Café

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Hosting Appropriate Technologies, Near and Far, an Open Science Café (OSC) with Lonny Grafman, was a memorable experience for me. One reason was our collaborative planning process. Karen Lauritsen, Lonny, and I set up several video conferences prior to the

Written by Karen Lauritsen two years ago

Cal Poly now member of Center for Research Libraries

As of April 2015, Kennedy Library will be a member of The Center for Research Libraries. Founded in 1949, CRL is an international consortium of university, college, and independent research libraries that supports research and teaching in the humanities, sciences, and

Written by Karen Lauritsen two years ago

Announcing: Pitch Perfect video winners

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Kennedy Library and Orfalea College of Business are hosting the 7th annual Pitch Perfect Competition in partnership with the Cal Poly Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Through the generosity of Orfalea College of Business, this year’s Pitch Perfect Competition offers

Written by Karen Lauritsen two years ago

Broadside: Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting by Kevin Powers

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Cuesta College’s 2015 Book of the Year is The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers. In partnership with the San Luis Obispo County Library and San Luis Obispo Reads Program, the author will visit for a conversation and book signing on