100th Anniversary of Maria Skłodowska-Curie’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2011 marks the 100th anniversary of Maria Skłodowska-Curie’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry and the 90th anniversary of her first U.S. visit. Marie Curie’s legacy is immense. She broke scientific barriers and become brilliant female scientist. She was the 1st female professor at Sorbonne, 1st female Nobel [...]
The American Civil War “THAT THE GENERATIONS TO COME MIGHT KNOW THEM” 1861-1865 is an exhibit commemorating the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War and Connecticut’s participation. It will be on display until the end of May and can be viewed during library hours. Materials in the exhibit come from the Connecticut [...]
Snapshot Day @ CCSU Elihu Burritt Library
April 13, 2011
Free cookies and coffee at Jazzman’ Café from 2:00 – 3:30 pm (while supplies last)
*Be a “Read” model. Come get you picture taken with your favorite book (or journal or magazine) or borrow one from our collection. (Your free color 8.5 X 11 picture [...]
Night at the Museum, a result of the University-Museum-Community-Collaborative will take place at the New Britain Museum of American Art on Thursday, March 31, 3-8PM. Subject of this year event: “Water is the driving force of all nature” Between April 1-7 selected students’ work such as posters, photographs, paintings, 3D objects, essays and poems, will [...]
The latest issue of the library newsletter is available! Get up-to-date on the library renovation, new exhibits, and upcoming events. It also includes features on student research habits, the Google Art Project, and challenges faced by mature students returning to school. We hope you enjoy the new issue. A PDF version is also available.
CCSU Elihu Burritt Library Presents:
Sicko Silenced: The Perils of Censorship in 21st Century America
March 16, 7:00 pm, Vance Academic Center, Room 105
Join us for a conversation with those who are at the forefront of the censorship battles, followed by a screening of SICKO. The panelists will discuss free-speech and community standards [...]
Not sure how to start your graduate thesis or are you stuck somewhere in the middle?
Attend the Graduate Thesis Workshop on Thursday, February 17, 2011
Presented by Paulette Lemma, Dean, School of Graduate Studies and
Susan Slaga, MLIS, Reference Librarian, Elihu Burritt Library
Where: Elihu Burritt Library classroom (third floor, Curriculum Lab)
Time: 7:15 [...]
The Burritt Bicentennial event will take place in Special Collections at the library at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 8, 2010.
Sherrod Emerson Skinner III, the great-great-great grand nephew of Elihu Burritt will deliver keynote remarks.
December 8, 2010 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Elihu Burritt, New Britain’s most famous citizen. Burritt [...]
Come join us for a lecture on Elihu Burritt’s role in the anti-slavery movement by Prof. Robert Wolff. The event will be held in the Special Collections Reading Room at noon on 11/16. Dr. Gilbert Gigliotti will read from Taylor Graham’s book, Walking with Elihu: poems on Elihu Burritt, The Learned Blacksmith, following the lecture.
Antarctic Adventures – an exhibit of photographs by Michael Wizevich, from Physics and Earth Sciences Department, will be on display at the Elihu Burritt library during the month of October 2010. On Monday October 18, noon, Prof. Wizevich will talk about his two expeditions to Antarctica. The talk will take place in Special Collections, at [...]