Out Loud

Written by Megan Schellong a few days 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 Jan Kline a few weeks ago

Mister Monkey, by Francine Prose

Francine Prose has written everything from a study of the impact of Anne Frank’s diary, to a guide to reading like a writer, to a wildly varied stack of novels. A former president of PEN, a finalist for the National

Written by Laura Sorvetti one month ago

From the University Archives: A Short History of Cal Poly’s Libraries

It’s National Library Week! This year’s theme is Libraries Transform, so we’re sharing a short history of how the Cal Poly library has transformed over the last 100 years.

Written by Laura Sorvetti one month ago

From Farmers’ Picnic to Open House – A look back at a Cal Poly tradition

University Archives is hosting a hands-on pop-up exhibit of vintage Cal Poly yearbooks from the University Archives. Drop by the library’s main entrance on Saturday, April 8, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and step into history. The story below was

Written by Megan Schellong two months ago

Sharing ideas with the Open Locker

Kennedy Library is a place for students to obtain new knowledge and share it through a variety of platforms. The Free Culture Club’s “Open Locker” is a great resource for students to gather new material and learn from others. The

Written by Megan Schellong two months ago

Cal Poly Authors: Elvira Pulitano

Kennedy Library offers space for discussions with Cal Poly authors. This week, Dr. Elvira Pulitano sat down with Spanish professor, Karen Muñoz-Christian to discuss her newest book, Transnational Narratives from the Caribbean: Diasporic Literature and the Human Experience (2016). Dr. Elvira Pulitano teaches Ethnic Studies at

Written by Megan Schellong three months ago

Supporting student learning through creative spaces

Supporting student success is at the core of the Kennedy Library’s mission. As a resource for studying, research and collaboration, the library is a popular place for students to come together independently or in a group, to push academic boundaries.

Written by Megan Schellong three months 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 Megan Schellong three months ago

“Fighting Scientific Racism” with social awareness

As a part of Cal Poly’s #InclusionStartsWithMe week, professors across several disciplines, including psychology, anthropology and biology, held a teach in regarding race and diversity on Jan. 26, 2017. In Kennedy Library, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Sandi Clement engaged

Written by Brett Bodemer three months ago

Kennedy Library hosts UCLA librarians, sharing strategies for emerging literacies

On Feb. 1, 2017, Kennedy Library hosted three librarians from UCLA’s Powell Library, who spent the day learning more about how and why we’re changing the ways we teach information literacy. Colleagues from both libraries shared their experiences, goals and

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