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Written by Rachel Scott one year ago

Celebrating Kennedy Library’s ACRL Award

ACRL Award

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. In other words, Kennedy Library was picked as the best university library out of all

Written by Karen Lauritsen one year ago

Objects of Affection exhibit opens May 12 with reception May 23

Objects of Affection

“Objects of Affection,” an exhibit that draws on the personal papers of families featured in an ethnic studies project, will be on display at the Kennedy Library at Cal Poly from May 12 to June 6. An opening reception featuring

Written by Karen Lauritsen one year ago

Cal Poly Science Café to present Binary Dance May 10 at San Luis Obispo Mini Maker Faire

Kennedy Library will host “Binary Dance,” an interactive gaming experience on stage at Mission Plaza during the second annual San Luis Obispo Mini Maker Faire from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 10.

Written by Karen Lauritsen one year ago

Outstanding student employee of the year nominees and winner!

Lauren accepting award

Cal Poly’s Outstanding Student Employee of the Year awards reception was held last week. Among the nominees were three students from Kennedy Library — Ben Kieffer, Matt Rice and Lauren Young, who was named second runner up!

Written by Karen Lauritsen one year ago

New York Times Graphic Director to talk on using data to tell stories May 9

Steve Duenes at Cal Poly

Steve Duenes, the graphics director for The New York Times, will present “How to Use Data and Design to Tell Stories” from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, May 9, in the Cal Poly Kennedy Library’s second floor café area.

Written by Karen Lauritsen one year ago

Celebrate! 2014 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award

Cal Poly Performing Arts Center

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.

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

Photo of Jessica Holada

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.

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