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Celebrate! 2014 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award

We invite you to an award ceremony and reception from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Friday, May 2, to celebrate Cal Poly’s 2014 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award.

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Karen Lauritsen named one of 50 influential movers and shakers in libraries

Last week Library Journal announced their annual cohort of Movers and Shakers, and Kennedy Library’s Karen Lauritsen was among the group of 50 people selected from more than 225 nominations received from throughout the country.

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6th Annual Pitch Perfect Awards: Student videos explore entrepreneurial library ideas

Everyone gathered around the screen in the atrium on Tuesday, March 11. Most were students, looking excited and nervous. Others were library staff and professors, looking happy and excited. Off to the side were five huge checks to be handed out. This event was a viewing party and check ceremony for the winners of the 6th Annual Orfalea College of Business and Kennedy Library Pitch Perfect Video Competition. Read more

Jessica Holada named Director of Special Collections and Archives

This post is written by University Librarian Anna Gold.

Jessica Holada joined Cal Poly on March 3, as Kennedy Library’s new Director for Special Collections and Archives.

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Margaret Adeogun named Head of Access Services

This post is written by Sarah Faye Cohen, Associate University Librarian.

I’m delighted to announce that Margaret Adeogun has joined Kennedy Library as our Head of Access Services as of March 4, 2014.

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Check out the new resources in our collection

This post was written by Tim Strawn, Director of Information Resources at Kennedy Library.

For the first time, Cal Poly researchers have access to Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI) which is accessible via our Web of Science platform.

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Reimagining our library is a collaborative campus process

During their second visit to campus in February the architectural firm Shepley Bulfinch met again with the Cal Poly community to listen closely to our needs and explore ideas for reimagining Kennedy Library.

The architectural team met separately with the steering committee, building program committee, staff, faculty, academic partners and students. It was a full day!

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