The Burritt Library has just added a new subscription to Filmakers Library Online provided by Alexander Street Press. The database provides instant access to over 900 full length titles including award winning documentaries, that cover a wide range of subjects.
In addition to viewing films on topics such as race and gender studies, arts [...]
Have you ever needed to copy an article for a paper, but had no money for copies on your Blue chip?
Ever wished you could email yourself that article, or save it to a USB drive?
Would you have liked to have a copy of the photograph or image in that article?
Well now [...]
On display at the Burritt Library beginning October 5th, a collection of beautiful 20th century Polish movie posters:
Eleven beautiful 20th Century Polish Posters are on display in the 2nd floor exhibit cases facing the balcony on the 2nd floor of the library. The posters were selected from a large donation of Polish art [...]
Celebrate Banned Books Week! Read Your Favorite Banned Book!
From September 24th til October 1st
According to the American Library Association:
Banned Books Week (BBW) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Amendment. Held during the last week of September, Banned Books Week highlights the benefits of [...]
Are you planning to study or work abroad? Have you always wanted to learn a new language in a way that’s engaging and fun? Give Mango a try! Mango is an online language learning system teaching practical conversation skills for a wide variety of popular languages, such as Spanish, German, French, Mandarin Chinese, Arabic, Russian, [...]
The unofficial library mascot, this beautiful red tailed hawk has been visiting this 4th floor window for some time, and we finally got a picture of him! He likes to perch on the sill and explore the library’s resources! All photos were taken by Norm Ferriere.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Half of the 6,000 languages spoken in the world are endangered. Celebrating International Mother Language Day, this exhibition will feature books on endangered languages in the CCSU Elihu Burritt Library from February 22 to March 7. A world map provides the locations of these languages and the degree of endangerment. This exhibition is sponsored [...]