Out Loud  / Robert E. Kennedy Library

Written by Rachel Scott about a week ago

Geospatial data: Where does it go?

Jon & Jeanine - Where does all the geo spatial data go

Thursday, February 12, Kennedy Library welcomed Jon Jablonski, head of UC Santa Barbara’s Map and Imagery Laboratory. Jon gave a talk called “Where does all the geospatial data go?”. Specifically, he talked about the status of building geospatial libraries for storage, discovery and

Written by Rachel Scott four months ago

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

Kathryn Cassidy won "Most Creative" in the Pitch Perfect Video Competition.

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 five months ago

Getting into the “school mindset” and starting your quarter off the right way

Students On Stairs

Fall quarter can be a tough transition. Coming from a relaxed, summer state of mind into a hectic, busy, this-is-due-tomorrow mindset is a hard adjustment. However, this transition is something that has to be done sooner or later, and I

Written by Karen Lauritsen eleven months ago

Celebrate! 2014 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award

Cal Poly Performing Arts Center

We invite you to an award ceremony and reception from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Friday, May 2, to celebrate Cal Poly’s 2014 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award.

Written by Rachel Scott one year ago

Discovering history through GIS

Ann Kelly Knowles

Kennedy Library’s Data Studio welcomed Ann Kelly Knowles on Monday, January 13, when she spoke about the connections historical GIS can reveal in terms of unknown patterns and relationships between different historical events. Examples explored included the American Industrial Revolution,

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 Victoria Billings two years ago

5 Tips for Beating Finals Stress and Acing School

A photo of students sitting at a table, with books and papers laid out before them. They are studying.

The gigantic number of students in Kennedy Library can only mean one thing: it’s finals week! Every seat is full and the lines at Julian’s have never been longer. With end-of-year finals here, that means Cal Poly students are currently

Written by Victoria Billings two years ago

Yerba mate for the world!

A man pours hot water into a gourd held by a young woman.

What’s green, full of caffeine, and on a mission to rebuild the rainforest? Our Guayaki! Science Cafe guests will tell you, it’s yerba mate! Last week Cal Poly Science Cafe hosted Ana Yazdi and Michael Newton of Guayaki, who shared

Written by Victoria Billings two years ago

Data Studio celebrates one year pioneering the data frontier

A woman in a red dress and a man in khaki stand facing a TV monitor. Another woman in a purple shirt stands in front of the monitor, pointing to the screen and explaining to them. The screen is at an angle so its contents aren't visible.

Cal Poly’s Data Studio celebrated one year since its grand opening at its second annual Data Studio Open House on Friday, May 3. The Data Studio, which helps students pursue data-based research projects, hosted data expert Dr. Melissa Cragin and

Written by Victoria Billings two years ago

Journey into Libraryland: Top 10 things I learned from my Kennedy Library internship

Photo of VB on the CP street

Victoria Billings is the communications and public programs intern at Kennedy Library. ‘Journey into library land’ is a series about what she’s learned creating media for Cal Poly’s university library.

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