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Written by Hailey Koetz four months ago

Student peer teaching: LibRATs in the building

“Is this the second floor?” A man asked the three LibRATs on shift. He stopped in front of the research help desk looking confused before one of them asked if he needed help. “Where can I find this,” he said,

Written by Hailey Koetz eight months ago

Textbook Match: Decreasing Textbook Cost, Increasing Student Access and Inclusion

Libraries represent different things to different people, but at the core of their mission, they are a means by which people gain access to knowledge. That’s one reason Kennedy Library has implemented Textbook Match, a program designed to lower costs

Written by Megan Schellong two years ago

Students learn valuable skills from college librarians

Kennedy Library offers a variety of resources for students to use, including the one-on-one guidance from expert librarians. Pictured above, Ryan Manning (B.S. Psychology, 2015) worked with Brett Bodemer, College of Liberal Arts Librarian, on several research projects while completing

Written by Megan Schellong two years ago

Data and text visualization workshops encourage students to Learn by Doing

  Kennedy library is a place for students, faculty and staff to come together and learn new skills. Data and GIS Specialist, Russ White’s “Data and Text Visualization” workshop at the library provided an opportunity for active learning and data

Written by Kaila Bussert two years ago

Collaborate and study at Kennedy Library!

Students and faculty use our collaboration rooms (aka “fishbowls”) for group meetings and study sessions. Former LibRAT and Cal Poly alumnus Paul Truong finds out why the fishbowls are advantageous for academic success.   Interested? Reserve a room online today!

Written by Kaila Bussert three years ago

Watercolor Wednesday

Kennedy Library’s Take 5 program is excited to host Watercolor Wednesday next week on December 14 from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Drop in anytime for free watercoloring at the library. Supplies are provided, no experience necessary — paint your stress away during

Written by Cara King three years ago

Introducing Hub24: Improved service space supporting students’ digital needs

Years of survey data showed a strong student need for more access to 24-hour spaces and group study rooms. In response, the Student Success Fee Committee voted unanimously to allocate $500,000 to improve Kennedy Library’s study spaces. We are maximizing the