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Written by Karen Lauritsen one year ago

Discover what open access means to you at Open Week 2013

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What does open access mean to you and your teaching and research? Find out at Open Week 2013, a series of events from Oct. 17-24 designed specifically for Cal Poly as part of the global Open Access Week movement. Join

Written by Karen Lauritsen one year ago

OATS: The Mustang Way

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This fall, Kennedy Library launched a new initiative called OATS. This Q and A is here to tell you all about it! What does OATS stand for? OATS stands for Open Access to Textbooks for Students. We’re excited about the

Written by Karen Lauritsen one year ago

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

Written by Karen Lauritsen one year ago

Zach Vowell named digital archivist at Kennedy Library

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

Written by Victoria Billings one year ago

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

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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

Written by Karen Lauritsen one year ago

Proud to be named Faculty-Staff Ally of the Year

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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

Written by Victoria Billings one year ago

Librarian recognized for helping freshman live and learn

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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.

Written by Victoria Billings one year ago

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

Written by Victoria Billings one year ago

On Pitch: Winners of the Pitch Perfect Video Competition

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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,”

Written by Victoria Billings one year ago

Kennedy Library showcases student art with “This is Poly” photo competition

Reception for "This is Poly" photo competition by SLAC

Talented students are leaving their mark at Kennedy Library with the “This is Poly” photo competition, hosted by SLAC, the Student Library Advisory Council. The competition was proposed to generate new photography for Kennedy Library’s walls, as well as showcase