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Written by Rachel Scott one year ago

Check out the new resources in our collection

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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

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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

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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,

Written by Karen Lauritsen two years ago

Affordable and ubiquitous access to a wide range of academic content: New eBook purchases

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This post is written by Tim Strawn, Director, Information Resources. Kennedy Library acquired 18,000 eBooks in the 2013 fall quarter that offer perpetual access. Cal Poly students and faculty now have access to approximately 127,000 total new eBook titles in

Written by Karen Lauritsen two years ago

Reimagining Kennedy Library: Continuing the campus conversation

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This post is by University Librarian Anna Gold. For two days in November, the architectural firm Shepley Bulfinch met and spoke with faculty, students, staff, and members of the wider Cal Poly community to learn about how the Kennedy Library

Written by Karen Lauritsen two years ago

Cal Poly welcomes Open Education Library Fellow, Dana Ospina

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Dana Ospina joined the Robert E. Kennedy Library this November as Cal Poly’s new Open Education Library Fellow. Innovation in libraries This two-year position will shape the direction and implementation of Kennedy Library’s pilot open educational resources program. This position

Written by Karen Lauritsen two years ago

Mary Kennedy, former First Lady of Cal Poly

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Mary Kennedy, a beloved presence on the Cal Poly campus for nearly four decades, passed away at the age of 97 on October 3, 2013. She played a significant role at Cal Poly; as President Emeritus Robert E. Kennedy liked

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