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Archive for April, 2013

Integral to the community at Cal Poly

Colette Hayes attended Cal Poly from 1998 to 2002 and worked at Kennedy Library her freshman, sophomore, and senior years (because junior year, she was studying abroad). Recently she got back in touch!

As part of getting to know Colette, I asked her a few questions about what she’s doing now, which includes working towards a master’s in library and information science at San Jose State University. During our email exchange Colette wrote: Kennedy Library was integral to my sense of community at Cal Poly, and that has influenced my vision of how academic libraries should be.

Cool!

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Reinventing the library website

Perhaps you’ve heard it through the grapevine. Or maybe you have participated in our ongoing user studies. You may have even sketched your ideal library website for us. All of these are the telltale signs of a project afoot, right?

Right.

Recent statistics and student surveys have revealed to us that it’s time to raise the bar for our library website. As part of that effort, we’ve established a Web Steering Committee to address some of the goals and challenges in our process.

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