Category Archives: Fun Stuff

Check out Filmakers Library Online!

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.  … Continue reading

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Try out the new scanner on the 1st Floor!

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 … Continue reading

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Polish Movie Posters!

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 … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week 2011!

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 … Continue reading

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Mango is Here… Learn a New Language Today!

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 … Continue reading

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Meet the visiting professor of aeronautics!

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 … Continue reading

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Snapshot Day @ CCSU Elihu Burritt Library

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 … Continue reading

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A Spring Arrival

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 … Continue reading

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Sicko Silenced: The Perils of Censorship in 21st Century America

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, … Continue reading

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Endangered Languages Exhibit and Lecture

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 … Continue reading

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