Out Loud  / cal poly

Written by Laura Sorvetti one month ago

Preserving and Sharing President Warren J. Baker’s Legacy

Special Collections and Archives recently completed preparing several University Archives collections that are now available for research. Notably, the Office of the President, Warren J. Baker Collection, which includes approximately 32 linear feet of records and is one of the first

Written by Megan Schellong six months ago

Sharing ideas with the Open Locker

Kennedy Library is a place for students to obtain new knowledge and share it through a variety of platforms. The Free Culture Club’s “Open Locker” is a great resource for students to gather new material and learn from others. The

Written by Megan Schellong six months ago

Cal Poly Authors: Elvira Pulitano

Kennedy Library offers space for discussions with Cal Poly authors. This week, Dr. Elvira Pulitano sat down with Spanish professor, Karen Muñoz-Christian to discuss her newest book, Transnational Narratives from the Caribbean: Diasporic Literature and the Human Experience (2016). Dr. Elvira Pulitano teaches Ethnic Studies at

Written by Megan Schellong seven 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 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

Geospatial data: Where does it 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 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 Karen Lauritsen two years ago

Kennedy Library Presents ‘How to Be a Futurist’ with Bryan Alexander

Cal Poly’s Kennedy Library will present “How to Be a Futurist” from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, in the library’s second-floor cafe lounge, as part of its Cal Poly Science Café series. The event features Bryan Alexander, a

Written by Michele Wyngard three years ago

Archiving Gems

October is California Archives Month! Celebrate with the students and staff of Robert E. Kennedy’s Special Collections and Archives as we share some of our favorite discoveries in the archives… Archives hold the promise of discovery. Not just discovery of

Written by Rachel Scott three years ago

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

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