Students

Experience your library

Five floors, seven computer labs, 19 group study rooms, Julian’s cafélate night study and more!

Best study spot

Thank you for your support! We’ve been voted best study space on campus for as long as we can remember and we hope to keep it that way.

Computer labs and tech equipment check out

Find seven computer labs, laptops, iPads, Kindles and other equipment in the PolyConnect lab on the first floor.

Study spaces and collaboration rooms with 48″ LCD screens and white boards, traditional study rooms to quiet study spaces – get your work done at the library!

You’re invited

Join us for events and exhibits: Science Café, Conversations with Cal Poly Authors, and special events and exhibits like Banned Book Week.

Find resources

Did you know?
You can find all books — traditional and online — in our online catalog, PolyCat.

Access resources from home

Simply visit the resources from our site. Need an article database? Need to use Google Scholar? Just click the link from our site, put in your Poly credentials and start searching.

Did you know?
You can also access databases from the Library Tab at MyCalPoly.

Use the library

Make the most of Kennedy Library: Learn the basics, or go beyond. Find our reference and research help room on the first floor near the elevators. Librarians and staff are available to answer your questions and help you out.

Spotlight: Senior Projects
Time to submit your senior project? Learn how to add your project to the library collection.

Find what you need

Let us help you get the information you need.

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