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Written by Patrick Kammermeyer one year ago

Reflection: Documenting the process

Reflection

This was a really fun project to capture on video. I first met Clare in the Summer of 2012 to begin capturing her thoughts and processes as she started the “Reflection” art installation project for Kennedy Library. Her enthusiasm and

Written by Karen Lauritsen one year ago

Art and Design senior Ali Albiani is Open Science Cafe winner

Albiani at Cal Poly

Ali Albiani describes herself as a left-handed graphic designer and adventurer who lives life to the fullest. She’s a senior studying Art+Design with a concentration in graphic design. Her passions include “incorporating design in combination with technology, science, startups, fine

Written by Lauren Young one year ago

Team Kennedy Library scores the ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award

jumbotron of the ACRL award announcement

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

Faculty invited to inform future library services via Ithaka survey

Photo of John Keller, Cal Poly

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

Reimagining Kennedy Library: Continuing the campus conversation

Photo of Kennedy Library in a blur

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 Rachel Scott two years ago

Geography Awareness Week 2013

Photo of Russ and Jeanine at map reception in community gallery

To celebrate Geography Awareness Week and GIS Day, Kennedy Library hosted a reception in the Community Gallery on Thursday, November 21 that featured maps created by students and faculty. Geography Awareness Week and the series of events we hosted for the

Written by Karen Lauritsen two years ago

Reimagining Kennedy Library now, to build a bridge to the future

Photo of the a balcony, sky and yellow umbrellas at Robert E. Kennedy Library, Bldg. 35

On November 21 and 22, a project team from the architectural firm Shepley Bulfinch will be visiting the Robert E. Kennedy Library. Their visit kicks off a project to reimagine Kennedy Library for the next 5-10 years. Consider these 5-10

Written by Karen Lauritsen two years ago

Apply now! Open Science Cafe

Photo of Michael Newman in the stairs at Kennedy Library with green and gold balloons

I’m very excited to announce a new initiative, Open Science Cafe, which awards a student event proposal with a $3,000 budget and $500 stipend. Open Science Cafe is designed to inspire and empower students to make their own Cal Poly

Written by Rachel Scott two years ago

BDSM as an ethical lifestyle: A conversation with Lewis Call and Jane Lehr

Photo of Lewis Call and Jane Lehr holding a frame

The term “BDSM” and the word “library” are not often used in the same sentence (I don’t think). Kennedy Library, however, changed that last Friday, October 18, at its most recent Conversations with Cal Poly Authors event. During this conversation, Lewis Call,

Written by Rachel Scott two years ago

Connecting students to their shared past at Cal Poly

Photo of Special Collections images of Cal Poly at University Store

Ever notice those huge, life-size photos posted on the windows of the University Store showing student life at Cal Poly in the olden days?  The 100″ by 100″ photos are definitely hard to miss. The unique, blown-up images are part of

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