Out Loud  / 2015-16 Fall

Written by Conny Liegl two years ago

Welcome New Colleagues

Welcome to the following colleagues who have joined the Kennedy Library team since spring 2015: Cassandra Castillo, Resource Sharing & Collections Specialist, Information Resources & Resource Sharing Linda Daguerre, Lead Weekend Services Specialist, Access Services Katy Fluitt, Lead Evening Services

Written by Conny Liegl two years ago

Upcoming Events and Exhibits

Next Stop: SLO. The Arrival of the Southern Pacific Railroad (Exhibit, Special Collections & Archives), September 22 – December 17, 2015 Open Access Week: Open for Collaboration Laura Hosman, SPELL – Solar Powered Educational Learning Library (Event, Room 111H), October 22,

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Islandora Marks A New Era for Cal Poly’s Archives

This summer the library’s Special Collections and Archives adopted Islandora, a robust, flexible, and dynamic digital asset management system and online discovery platform to improve the user experience. Since 2008, Kennedy Library has made special collections and archives available online

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Next Stop – San Luis Obispo: The Arrival of the Southern Pacific Railroad 

In early October, Special Collections and Archives participated in the 2015 Central Coast Railroad Festival, connecting with local train buffs and the general public alike. Two interactive web maps were unveiled, which compliment a student-curated exhibit. The narrow-gauge Pacific Coast Railway carried people

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New One Button Video Production Studio Opened Oct. 1

One Button Studio

With generous funding from the Orfalea College of Business, Kennedy Library now offers students and faculty Cal Poly’s first One Button Studio! It’s a simple video production studio that requires no technical knowledge to operate. Here’s how it works: Enter

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10 Million Downloads: Sharing Cal Poly Scholarship Worldwide

In October 2015 DigitalCommons@CalPoly http://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/ achieved a major milestone: 10 million downloads, from 160 countries, since the digital archive launched in 2008! Nicola Leyshon’s recently uploaded thesis “Temporal changes to fire risk in disparate wildland urban interface communities” was the 10

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

Looking for PBS, California Newsreel, Criterion, and other films and videos in a Netflix-like interface? Do your students need to discover, extract and visualize global iPhone sales from 2007 to 2015 by quarter or want a quick look at global

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Fall at Kennedy Library: Welcome and Thank You!, Fall 2015-16

Fall is in the air at last! As we open the doors on a new academic year, I’d like to begin by sharing our thanks to donors whose generosity helped fund four new study rooms on the library’s second floor:

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Library’s New Strategic Plan, 2015-2022

The library is pleased to share our new strategic plan http://lib.calpoly.edu/2022. Featuring themes of creating, connecting, bridging, curating, and sustaining, the library’s strategic plan lays out our vision to “connect people and inspire learning.” Our new plan reflects nearly a