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Ebenezer D. Bassett (1833-1908)

Ebenezer D. Bassett is the first African American who graduated from the New Britain Normal School in 1853. Mr. Bassett was an educator, an influential activist in the anti-slavery movement, and the first U.S. African American diplomat as the Minister … Continue reading

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2015 Undergraduate Library Research Award

Elihu Burritt Library is pleased to announce the 2015 Undergraduate Library Research award. This award recognizes excellence in undergraduate research papers/projects as well as skill and creativity in the application of library services, resources and collections. Two prizes of $350 … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat, Oct. 28th at the library!

It’s almost here – the “Trick or Treat E-Resources Fair” at Elihu Burritt Library! Win prizes like a new Kindle fire, enjoy some spooky treats, and learn about the resources available online for CCSU students. ¬†October 28th from 1-4 p.m. … Continue reading

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Open Regular Hours on Columbus Day, Oct. 13

The library will be open regular hours, 8am-10:45pm, on Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 13. To view all our library hours, please go to http://library.ccsu.edu/calendar/month.php.

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Warsaw Rising 1944 – lecture and exhibit

On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014, Dr. Michael Peszke will deliver a lecture entitled, The 70th Anniversary of the End of the Warsaw Rising. Dr. Peszke is a historian of the Polish Armed Forces in World War II. The lecture is … Continue reading

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Glimpses from Our Past: Connecticut State Normal School & Teachers College of Connecticut

Please visit the Burritt Library and enjoy the exhibit on the 2nd floor. The new exhibit contains material from the University Archives and illustrates the beginning of CCSU, which in 1849 was the State Normal School and in 1933 became … Continue reading

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Fall 2014 Library Hours Now Posted!

The Fall Semester 2014 Library Hours have have been posted to library.ccsu.edu/calendar/month.php. You will be able to view all the hours from August 28 to December 31, 2014.

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Library Hours for August

From August 2-27, the library will be OPEN Monday through Friday, 8am-4:45pm, and CLOSED Saturdays and Sundays. To view all our library hours, please go to http://library.ccsu.edu/calendar/month.php. Enjoy the rest of your summer!

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Summer Travels? Practice a new language with Mango Languages!

*To access Mango Languages, click on the databases tab toward the top right of the library’s website. Then click on M from the A-Z list and click on Mango Languages. (If you are off campus you will be prompted for … Continue reading

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Library CLOSED Labor Day/Weekend

The library will be CLOSED Labor Day weekend- Saturday, Aug. 30 and Sunday, Aug. 31-as well as Labor Day- Monday, Sept. 1. We will RE-OPEN Tuesday, Sept. 2, 8am-10:45pm. To view all our hours for Fall 2014, please go to … Continue reading

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