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Written by Karen Lauritsen one year ago

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.

Written by Rachel Scott one year ago

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

Pitch Perfect Winners

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

Written by Karen Lauritsen one year ago

Jessica Holada named Director of Special Collections and Archives

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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.

Written by Karen Lauritsen one year ago

Margaret Adeogun named Head of Access Services

Margaret Adeogun

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.

Written by Rachel Scott one year ago

Check out the new resources in our collection

Students working at computers

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.

Written by Karen Lauritsen one year ago

Reimagining our library is a collaborative campus process

Robert E. Kennedy Library

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

Written by Rachel Scott one year 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 Lauren Young one year ago

Team Kennedy Library scores the ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award

jumbotron of the ACRL award announcement

Kennedy Library is the 2014 winner of the Association of College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL) Excellence in Academic Libraries Award. Are we excited? We certainly are. For those who may not know, ACRL grants this award to libraries that strive

Written by Karen Lauritsen one year ago

2014 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award Winner

Kennedy Library wins 2014 ACRL Excellence in Libraries Award

We’re excited and honored that the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) named Cal Poly’s Robert E. Kennedy Library as a recipient of the 2014 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award! We are the first university library in California to

Written by Karen Lauritsen one year 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,

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