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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!

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.

Expired: “What Italy has given to the world” a Spring Lecture

The Italian Resource Center and Friends of the Library

invites you to a special presentation:

“What Italy has given to the world”

by Prof. Gaetano Cipolla (St. John’s Univ.) 

Thursday, April 5th 2018, at 3:00 pm,

Rare Books Room, 2nd fl, Elihu Burritt Library

Refreshments will be served.

Please  bring your friends and relatives.  

For more information you may contact Gwenn: (860) 832- 2875 or write to:  gregorygw@ccsu.edu.

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.