Liberty and grace in the Divine Comedy

The Italian Resource Center and the Friends of the Library invites you to Fall Lecture

“Liberty and grace in the Divine Comedy

by Prof. Giuseppe F. Mazzotta, Yale University

Monday, November 26, 2018 at 6:15PM

Special Collections, Burritt Library, 2nd floor.

Refreshments will be served.

For more information please contact Dr. Maria Passaro passaro@ccsu.edu

November E-Resources Spotlight: African American Studies Center

Did you know that the Burritt Library subscribes to numerous collections of online resources that are available to our students, faculty and staff from both on and off campus?  As a member of the CCSU community you have access to a wide range of databases, e-journals, eBooks and other tools to support you in your studies, research and teaching!  With so many resources available, it can be difficult to keep track of them all.  In our Spotlight series, we will highlight one of these resources each month to help connect our students and faculty with some of the unique resources available via the Elihu Burritt Library.  In our third installment of the Fall 2018 series, allow us to introduce you to the resource African American Studies Center. Get details, tips & tricks about African American Studies Center at the following link: https://libguides.ccsu.edu/spotlight/aascspotlight

The Oxford African American Studies
Center provides students, scholars and librarians with more
than 10,000 articles by top scholars in the field. The core
content includes: Africana, Encyclopedia of African American
History, 1619-1895, Encyclopedia of African American History,
1896 to the Present, Black Women in America, Second Edition,
African American National Biography, Dictionary of African
Biography, and The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought.

African-American Studies Center database
African-American Studies Center database

Or, try it yourself – go directly to the Oxford African American Studies Center database

Library hours for November & the upcoming Thanksgiving break!

The library will be open during regularly scheduled hours in the month of November as follows:

  • Mon-Thurs: 8am-10:45pm
  • Fri: 8am-4:45pm
  • Sat: 9am-3:45pm
  • Sun: 2pm-9:45pm

The library’s reference librarians can help you with your research projects during business hours. The Reference Desk is found on the library’s 2nd floor & can be contacted via phone at 860-832-2060 or through our online chat service: http://libanswers.ccsu.edu/

The library will be closed for Thanksgiving from Thursday, Nov. 22 through the Thanksgiving weekend, reopening for regular hours on Monday, November 26th. To check our daily hours/schedule, go to: https://library.ccsu.edu/calendar/month.php

We hope to see you throughout the month of November and wish you a safe and healthy holiday!

Get on BOARD: Board Game Night at Burritt Library November 8th, 6pm – 9pm

Have pizza, play games!

Volunteers will be teaching and running games of:

  • Exploding Kittens
  • Concept
  • Timeline
  • Ticket to Ride

Our other games will also be available for play: https://libguides.ccsu.edu/games
We have space for about 30 players, so please sign up by e-mailing Briana
McGuckin at bmcguckin@ccsu.edu, specifying how many people you’re bringing
and what game you’re interested in!Photo of board games available at the library

Trick or Treat E-Resources Fair is Back – Tues., October 30th

The Trick or Treat E-Resources Fair is back at the Burritt Library this year and better than ever!

Visit us on Tuesday October 30th from 1-4  p.m. where you can get all of your Halloween candy and treats like cider and donuts, while you learn about the e-resources that the library has to offer.  In addition, you have a chance to win great prizes, with a grand prize of a brand new iPad!!!

For full details on the event including a list of all the prizes, visit http://library.ccsu.edu/wp/trickortreat/.Trick or Treat Eresources Fair post - Tues., Oct. 30, 2018

Spotlight on Eresources: 19th Century UK Periodicals

Did you know that the Burritt Library subscribes to numerous collections of online resources that are available to our students, faculty and staff from both on and off campus?  As a member of the CCSU community you have access to a wide range of databases, e-journals, eBooks and other tools to support you in your studies, research and teaching!  With so many resources available, it can be difficult to keep track of them all.  In our Spotlight series, we will highlight one of these resources each month to help connect our students and faculty with some of the unique resources available via the Elihu Burritt Library, and to offer some tips and tricks for using Spotlight on 19th Century UK Periodicals eresourcethem.  In our second installment of the Fall 2018 series, allow us to introduce you to 19th Century UK Periodicals:  https://libguides.ccsu.edu/spotlight/19thcenturyuk

ConnectU: Fall Into the Library

ConnectU: Fall Into the Library

The Burritt Library is teaming up with CTFD on the book “The Slow Professor” by Maggie Burg and Barbara Seeber.  Our hope, by hosting this faculty book discussion, is to provide faculty a way to connect with each other and discuss topics that are the most relevant to their lives given the changes and fast paced nature of academia these days.

We have copies of the book available on a first come, first serve basis for faculty that are interested in joining the discussion group.  If you are interested please email Kristina Edwards at kedwards@ccsu.edu.

Sessions:

October 4th: Chapters 1-2

October 24th: Chapter 3

November 15th: Chapters 4-5

Located in Special Collections on the second floor of the Burritt Library from 3:05-4:20pm!

NOTE: This project is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, grant # RE-95-17-0068-17, in the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program

 

Celebrating October: Italian Heritage Month

The Italian Resource Center and the Friends of the Burritt Library invites you to attend

Music from the Heart

Performed by

Mario Tacca,  World Renowned Accordionist   

                                                               And 

Mary Mancini, International Vocal Artist 

Monday, October 8th, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm

in  Founders Hall

Refreshments will be served.