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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

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

Written by Karen Lauritsen three years ago

Thank you from Anna Gold, university librarian

Anna congratulates graduating students

This post is written by University Librarian Anna Gold. On April 30 and May 1 and 2, we had a truly memorable celebration of the Kennedy Library’s ACRL award for excellence in university libraries.

Written by Rachel Scott three years ago

6th Annual Pitch Perfect Awards: Student videos explore entrepreneurial library ideas

Everyone gathered around the screen in the atrium on Tuesday, March 11. Most were students, looking excited and nervous. Others were library staff and professors, looking happy and excited. Off to the side were five huge checks to be handed

Written by Patrick Kammermeyer three years 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 three years 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 three years 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 three years 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 four 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 four 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

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