Out Loud  / kennedy library

Written by Megan Schellong three months ago

Supporting student learning through creative spaces

Supporting student success is at the core of the Kennedy Library’s mission. As a resource for studying, research and collaboration, the library is a popular place for students to come together independently or in a group, to push academic boundaries.

Written by Kaila Bussert four months ago

Collaborate and study at Kennedy Library!

Students and faculty use our collaboration rooms (aka “fishbowls”) for group meetings and study sessions. Former LibRAT and Cal Poly alumnus Paul Truong finds out why the fishbowls are advantageous for academic success.   Interested? Reserve a room online today!

Written by Kaila Bussert five months ago

Watercolor Wednesday

Kennedy Library’s Take 5 program is excited to host Watercolor Wednesday next week on December 14 from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Drop in anytime for free watercoloring at the library. Supplies are provided, no experience necessary — paint your stress away during

Written by Zach Vowell two years 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

Written by Rachel Scott two years ago

Learning to imagine the future with Bryan Alexander

Student with DeLorean Time Machine

Thinking about the future can be difficult. How do we know what is going to happen? How do we know what the future holds for education and technology? How do we know what our lives will be like 20 years

Written by Rachel Scott two years ago

Why should you enter a video in the Pitch Perfect Competition?

Kennedy Library has teamed up with the Orfelea College of Business to put on its 7th annual Pitch Perfect Competition open to students from every college. In this competition, you have to opportunity to create a 60-second video pitch about how the

Written by Rachel Scott three years ago

Cal Poly Authors: Tehachapi, the first women’s prison in California

On Friday, December 5, Kennedy Library welcomed Kathleen Cairns to speak about her book, Hard Time at Tehachapi: California’s First Women’s Prison. She spoke about the first women’s prison in California, from the personal stories of the inmates to the historical significance

Written by Rachel Scott three years ago

Coming soon! A new collaborative tool for Cal Poly: PolyProjects

Do you have a great idea for a new app or software? A new, better way of doing things? A new invention? Yes! Do you also have all the skills that you need to bring your idea to life? Graphic communications

Written by Rachel Scott three years ago

Elevated Foundation: An exhibit to imagine Cal Poly’s academic commons

Over the summer, Cal Poly Landscape Architecture students were given a huge task in their LA 402 and LA 436 classes: imagine and design the future of an academic commons at Cal Poly (to be located in the area right outside

Written by Rachel Scott three years ago

Using Wikipedia in education

Do you use Wikipedia? And if so, do you cite it? Cal Poly Professor Jane Lehr (Women and Gender Studies/Ethnic Studies) asked this question at “Open Access Week 2014 – Teaching and Learning with Wikipedia” on October 24. Most people raised

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