Spring 2018 Library Newsletter

Enjoy the Burritt Library Spring 2018 newsletter!

There’s plenty in here to learn how library collaborates with campus community to better serve students, faculty and staff.

In this issue, we cover:

  • Update on the EXCITE transformation for Libraries
  • The first Human Library Event
  • Veterans History Project
  • Games available in the Library
  • William J. Mann donation of his papers to GLBTQ Archives
  • Spring lecture by Prof. Gaetano Cipolla sponsored by the Italian Resource Center and the Friends of the Library
  • Winners of the Burritt Library Research awards
  • The Devil Double Dare Challenge

Thank you to new co-editors Nicole Rioux and Mary Jo El-Hachem!

Link to the newsletter HERE

Please support the Burritt Library in Devil Double Dare Campaign 2018!

To Friends of the Elihu Burritt Library!

Next week,  April 30 – May 4, the CCSU Alumni Association will match dollar for dollar on all gifts from $25 – $500.

This is the time to make a gift and double the impact!

Gifts can be made online by clicking on the image or HERE

or by mail to the CCSU Foundation, Inc., PO Box 612, New Britain, CT 06050

On behalf of all our students, faculty and staff – thank you!

Positive Reactions: Chemistry’s Conversion to Open – Lunch-n-Learn Fri., 4/27/18

Open Educational Resources (OERs):
How Chemistry Converted to Open
& You Can Too!

Friday, April 27, noon
Elihu Burritt Library
3rd Floor – Center for Teaching & Faculty Development Classroom (#316)

Lunch will be provided!

Positive Reactions: An OERs Learning Community Group Lunch Discussion

Join Professors Barry Westcott & Sourav Chakraborty who will be discussing their deployment of OpenStax textbooks for Chemistry! Learn from their experience of converting to openly licensed (low to no cost) curricular materials. Are you exploring, trying to figure out where to go with your courses, what’s possible, and what challenges you might run into? This is your chance to ask colleagues who have already been through the process!

Sponsored by the Center for Teaching & Faculty Development through the Open Educational Resources (OERs) Learning Community Group, coordinated by Digital Resources Librarian, Sharon Clapp, sclapp@ccsu.edu (860-832-2059).

Board Game collection in the Library!

The library now has a Board Game collection available to circulate to students and faculty.  The games circulate for 3 days, with a 3 day renewal. All games are listed in the library catalog by title!

Game titles, including game description and complete rule books for all titles is located at the Circulation desk.  More information is also available on the Board Game Collection LibGuide.