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Written by Conny one year ago

New One Button Video Production Studio Opened Oct. 1

One Button Studio

With generous funding from the Orfalea College of Business, Kennedy Library now offers students and faculty Cal Poly’s first One Button Studio! It’s a simple video production studio that requires no technical knowledge to operate. Here’s how it works: Enter

Written by Conny one year ago

10 Million Downloads: Sharing Cal Poly Scholarship Worldwide


In October 2015 DigitalCommons@CalPoly http://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/ achieved a major milestone: 10 million downloads, from 160 countries, since the digital archive launched in 2008! Nicola Leyshon’s recently uploaded thesis “Temporal changes to fire risk in disparate wildland urban interface communities” was the 10

Written by Conny one year ago

Cinematic and Statistical Resources for Teaching and Research: Kanopy and Statista

Looking for PBS, California Newsreel, Criterion, and other films and videos in a Netflix-like interface? Do your students need to discover, extract and visualize global iPhone sales from 2007 to 2015 by quarter or want a quick look at global

Written by Conny one year ago

Fall at Kennedy Library: Welcome and Thank You!, Fall 2015-16

Fall is in the air at last! As we open the doors on a new academic year, I’d like to begin by sharing our thanks to donors whose generosity helped fund four new study rooms on the library’s second floor:

Written by Conny one year ago

Library’s New Strategic Plan, 2015-2022

The library is pleased to share our new strategic plan http://lib.calpoly.edu/2022. Featuring themes of creating, connecting, bridging, curating, and sustaining, the library’s strategic plan lays out our vision to “connect people and inspire learning.” Our new plan reflects nearly a

Written by Karen Lauritsen one year ago

Cinematic and Statistical Resources for Teaching and Research: Kanopy and Statista

Thousands of films:
Watch and stream movies
with Kanopy streaming.

Kennedy Library has two new information resources to support your teaching and research. Media streaming with Kanopy The first is Kanopy, a media streaming service that offers 12,000 films and videos from more than 800 filmmakers. Their key partners include

Written by Karen Lauritsen one year ago

Sheree Fu named Cal Poly engineering librarian

Photo of Sheree

Sheree Fu joined Cal Poly on September 1, 2015 as the engineering librarian at the Robert E. Kennedy Library. Sheree has worked across the disciplines to support interdisciplinary discovery and research as a data services specialist, a research and development librarian,

Written by Karen Lauritsen one year ago

Adriana Popescu named associate dean for academic services at Cal Poly

Photo of Adriana

Adriana Popescu joined the Robert E. Kennedy Library on September 1, 2015, as associate dean for academic services. She will lead a team of ten faculty librarians and professional staff who together offer every Cal Poly student and faculty member digital

Written by Kaylee Scoggins Herring one year ago

Mr. Hearst and Miss Morgan

Intern Kaylee is digitizing correspondence in the Julia Morgan Papers

Kaylee Scoggins Herring is a recent college graduate and an intern in Special Collections and Archives. This summer she is working on a project to digitize and make accessible online the correspondence between architect Julia Morgan and newspaper publisher William Randolph

Written by Zach Vowell one year ago

A new era for Cal Poly’s archives

San Luis Obispo, panoramic view from Terrace Hill, 1907 [composite]

Since 2008, Kennedy Library has made our special collections and archives available online at digital.lib.calpoly.edu, using a digital asset management system called CONTENTdm. This system served the library well in our early attempts to provide basic access to our digitized