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Written by Rachel Scott five years ago

Envisioning a library of the future with students in ARCH 353

This post is written by Jesse Vestermark, Architecture and Environmental Design Librarian. Featured image: A future library envisioned by Claire Joseph. In December 2013, I received and unusual request from Professor Richard Beller, an Architecture faculty member I have worked

Written by Rachel Scott five years ago

Exploring Social Explorer, a workshop

Have you ever wondered if you can view U.S. census data? What about data from past years? If you can view it in a user-friendly, easily accessible way? Well look no further than Social Explorer. This database is an easy

Written by Rachel Scott five years ago

What do your metrics tell you about impact?

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This post was written by David Beales, engineering librarian, and Marisa Ramirez, digital scholarship services librarian. With increasing emphasis placed on scholars and research centers to capture the return and value of their work, research impact has become a topic

Written by Rachel Scott five years ago

A map for the future with Yoh Kawano, UCLA GIS Coordinator

Who knew that Twitter has more uses than just keeping up with your favorite celebrities and updating your followers? At the latest Cal Poly Science Cafe on February 14, offered in partnership with the Data Studio, Yoh Kawano discussed how

Written by Patrick Kammermeyer five years ago

Reflection: Documenting the process

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This was a really fun project to capture on video. I first met Clare in the Summer of 2012 to begin capturing her thoughts and processes as she started the “Reflection” art installation project for Kennedy Library. Her enthusiasm and

Written by Ben Simon five years ago

Filed Again: Concluding findings in the McPhee Collection

Ben Simon is a student assistant in Special Collections & University Archives. He is working on a project to organize the papers of Cal Poly President Julian McPhee (1933-1966). This is the third in a series of posts in which

Written by Tyler Deitz five years ago

Remembering love with Jody Lisberger

“Write a story that really matters to you,” said Jody Lisberger, associate professor and director of the Gender and Women’s Studies Program at University of Rhode Island. Jody was inspired to write short stories that mattered to her, and her inspirations

Written by Rachel Scott five years ago

Discovering history through GIS

Kennedy Library’s Data Studio welcomed Ann Kelly Knowles on Monday, January 13, when she spoke about the connections historical GIS can reveal in terms of unknown patterns and relationships between different historical events. Examples explored included the American Industrial Revolution,

Written by Karen Lauritsen five years ago

Faculty invited to inform future library services via Ithaka survey

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Kennedy Library is the first CSU to participate in the Ithaka S+R Local Faculty Survey. First launched in 2012, the Ithaka survey is a national standard for understanding faculty perceptions of the role and value of libraries in supporting research,

Written by Rachel Scott five years ago

“On the Cutting Edge”: An exhibit of landscape architecture laser cut projects

This post is written by Vanessa Pham. Vanessa is a gallery student assistant and a third year Communication Studies student. As the gallery student assistant at Kennedy Library, I have an awesome opportunity to help students and faculty install their