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Redesigned library website is live! We invite your continued feedback.

It’s here! Kennedy Library has launched our new and improved website for the Cal Poly community. The planning and implementation of the new website has been informed by our visitors at every step of the way. That’s why you’ll find a cleaner website that is totally responsive, has real-time features and is focused on the student experience.

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Zach Vowell named digital archivist at Kennedy Library

Zach Vowell joined Kennedy Library in July, 2013, as a Digital Archivist. This position is new for Kennedy Library. Read more

Shaking it up: Kennedy Library’s changes for “The Big Shift”

The longer I work at Kennedy Library, the more I realize that it’s not just a big cement box filled with books and computers and couches. The library is a project, a work-in-progress, constantly growing and expanding and changing as students’ needs change.

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Proud to be named Faculty-Staff Ally of the Year

The people of Kennedy Library were thrilled to be honored at Lavender Commencement as Cal Poly’s Faculty-Staff Ally of the Year! It’s a very meaningful honor. We thank the Pride Center, our powerful partners, for such a generous and thoughtful recognition.

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Librarian recognized for helping freshman live and learn

University Housing recognized Katherine O’Clair, the librarian for the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Science (CAFES), as an outstanding faculty member for her work with the Living Learning Program.

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Down to the Roots: Exhibit explores San Luis Obispo’s links to the land

The second floor of Kennedy Library has been transformed into a miniature Farmers’ Market for Special Collections’ Spring Exhibit, “Links to the Land.”

The exhibit brings together records from over 12 collections to create one story about how San Luis Obispo’s community was shaped by its ranching and farming families. “Links to the Land” was originally inspired by Special Collections’ San Luis Obispo Farmers’ Market Oral History Project, said Peter Runge, head librarian for Special Collections and University Archives.

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On Pitch: Winners of the Pitch Perfect Video Competition

Cal Poly’s outstandingly creative students were rewarded today for their entries in the Kennedy Library and Orfalea College of Business’ 5th Annual Pitch Perfect Video Competition.

Students were asked to create 60-second videos around the theme “Imagine your Dream Library,” and the winners were selected by a panel of eight judges on their technical merit, imagination and clarity of vision. Orfalea College of Business Dean Dave Christy said each year he is impressed by the incredible level of talent and variety.

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