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Elihu Burritt Library Research Awards

The Elihu Burritt Library Research Awards recognize excellence in undergraduate and graduate research papers/projects as well as skill and creativity in the application of library services, resources and collections. A prize of $350 will be awarded to an undergraduate and graduate student during the 2018 spring semester at the University Research and Creative Achievement Day  (URCAD).  *Please note that for graduate students, this applies to class assignments and not the final program thesis/project.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be enrolled during the spring 2018 semester as a Central Connecticut State University student at any class level or discipline/major.
  • Have completed their research paper or project for a credit course during the spring, summer, or fall semesters in 2017.
  • Agree that the paper or project and application materials will be publicly displayed in the library’s online collections.

For more information please go to:

https://library.ccsu.edu/services/award/application.php

or contact Susan Slaga-Metivier at slagas@ccsu.edu. Application packets (including faculty form) will be due on March 2, 2018.

Tension Prevention Week!

Join us next week, Dec. 4 – 6, Monday – Wednesday, for free coffee and cookies, therapy dogs and Jazz Guitar Ensemble performance!

Tension Prevention Week @ the Burritt Library Events: Monday, December 4th: 6:30 pm (until they're gone): Free cookies & coffee! Tuesday, December 5th: Noon: Therapy Dog Kaydee 4:45pm: Therapy Dog Jesse 6:30 pm (until they're gone): Free cookies & coffee! Wednesday, December 6th: 3-4pm: CCSU's Jazz Guitar Ensemble (performing on the 1st floor) 6:30 pm (until they're gone): Free cookies & coffee!

Tension Prevention Week @ the Burritt Library Events:

  • Monday, December 4th:
    • 6:30 pm (until they’re gone): Free cookies & coffee!
  • Tuesday, December 5th:
    • Noon: Therapy Dog Kaydee
    • 4:45pm: Therapy Dog Jesse
    • 6:30 pm (until they’re gone): Free cookies & coffee!
  • Wednesday, December 6th:
    • 3-4pm: CCSU’s Jazz Guitar Ensemble (performing on the 1st floor)
    • 6:30 pm (until they’re gone): Free cookies & coffee!

Giving Tuesday – Thank you to all who donated!

Please consider donation to the Friends of the Library!

The Elihu Burritt Library is committed to support educational needs of our  students. With generous donations to the Friends of the Library we are able to supplement books purchases, journal and e-resource subscriptions.

We are especially proud to add more textbooks to our collection, and provide greater assistance to our students and help them to graduate!

Donors to Friends of the Library said:

“I spent many hours in the old Burritt Library, and am happy to support Burritt for present and future students”

“Text Book Fund for the Library – a wise investment in the student’s education!”

“The library is one of our greatest resources”

To learn more about textbooks availability in the Library go to:  https://libguides.ccsu.edu/textbooks

For more information please contact Renata Vickrey at vickreyr@ccsu.edu or by calling 860 832 2085.

 

2018 Elihu Burritt Library Research Awards

The Elihu Burritt Library Research Awards recognize excellence in undergraduate and graduate research papers/projects as well as skill and creativity in the application of library services, resources and collections. A prize of $350 will be awarded to an undergraduate and graduate student during the 2018 spring semester at the University Research and Creative Achievement Day  (URCAD).  *Please note that for graduate students, this applies to class assignments and not the final program thesis/project.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be enrolled during the spring 2018 semester as a Central Connecticut State University student at any class level or discipline/major.
  • Have completed their research paper or project for a credit course during the spring, summer, or fall semesters in 2017.
  • Agree that the paper or project and application materials will be publicly displayed in the library’s online collections.

For more information please go to:

https://library.ccsu.edu/services/award/application.php

 

or contact Susan Slaga-Metivier at slagas@ccsu.edu. Application packets will be due on February 26, 2018.

 

Cross-Culture Courage: Connecticut’s Response to WW I

Please join us for presentations and opening reception

World War I Exhibit

Friday, November 17, 2017

from 4:30 – 6:30 pm

in the Elihu Burritt Library, 1st floor

PRESENTATIONS AND TOPICS

“To Fight for Italy, to Fight for America: For Italians in Connecticut, It was a Fight for Liberty.”

Presenters: Dr. Carl Antonucci & Kenneth DiMaggio

“Polish Americans in Connecticut in World War I”

Dr. M.B. Biskupski & Renata Vickrey

“Connecticut in World War I”

Christine Pittsley, Project Director

Remembering World War One

The event is sponsored by the Veterans History Project, O’Neill Endowed Chair and the Burritt Library.

Refreshments will be served.  Free and open to the public.

For more information please contact Eileen Hurst:

hursteim@ccsu.edu or 860 832-2976

Equipment for loan available at the circulation desk!

iPads7 day loan, one 7 day renewal

Kindles: 14 day loan, one 14 day renewal

Calculators: Scientific calculators and Graphing calculators (Texas Instruments:  TI84plus) :  Four hour loan, no renewals

Chargers/chords: Two hour loan, no renewal, Library Use Only

Android Micro USB Wall Charger

Apple Charging/synching cable

Apple 30-pin to USB cable

White board/markers and erasers: Four hour loan, no renewal, Library Use Only

The Best of Italy – Photos

The Italian Resource Center, The Elihu Burritt Library and the Modern Language Department sponsored the event

It was indeed a day of celebration of Italian music, dance, history and of course food!  Enjoy the photos.

Carmela Pesca, Maria Passaro, Carl Antonucci

 Carlo Magno

Maria Passaro and Gilbert Gigliotti

Carmela Pesca and Richard Balducci

Maria Passaro and Representative Joseph Serra

 Dr. Anthony Tamburri