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Hours for the Close of Semester, Holidays & Winter Intersession

Library hours are returning to normal, non-extended hours for Thurs., 12/13-Sat., 12/15 (Thurs., 8am-10:45pm; Fri., 8am-4:45pm, Sat., 9am-3:45pm).

The library will be on its reduced-hour schedule from 12/16/18 to 1/21/2019. The reduced schedule is:  8am-4:45pm Mon-Fri; closed on Saturdays & Sundays.

Additionally, the library will be closed for the following holidays:

  • Tues., December 25th for Christmas Day
  • Tues., January 1st, 2019! for News Year Day

The library’s daily schedule is visible at: https://library.ccsu.edu/calendar/month.php 

We wish you a peaceful and safe holiday season, from CCSU’s Elihu Burritt Library to you!

winter ornaments photo

End of Semester at the Library / Coffee, Jazz, Extended Hours, Amnesty!

CCSU’s Elihu Burritt Library is here to support you in the final weeks of your Fall semester. To that end, the following is a listing of events and extended hours at the library:

  • Coffee & Cookies, Mon-Wed., 12/4-12/6 at 6:30pm, 1st floor
  • Jazz Ensemble, Sat., 12/8, 2-3pm, 1st floor
  • Jazz Duo (former ensemble students), Wed., 12/12, noon-1pm, 1st floor
  • Amnesty day, Tue., 12/11Phoebe cat happy - library fine amnesty day December 11!
  • Extended / Adjusted Finals hours 12/3-12/12:
    • Extended hours 
      Mon-Wed: 12/3-12/5 & 12/10-12/12
      8am-11:45pm
    • Regular hours
      Thurs-Sat (Th: 8-10:45,  Fri: 8-4:45, Sat: 9-3)
    • Adjusted hours 
      Sunday, 12/9, 3pm-10:45pm

To check the library’s hours, go to: https://library.ccsu.edu/calendar/month.php

December E-Resources Spotlight: Oxford Art Online

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 Oxford Art Onlinehighlight 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 them.  In our fourth and final installment of the Fall 2018 series, allow us to introduce you to Oxford Art Online. View the newsletter (PDF) or review the Spotlight on e-Resources LibGuide

 

Fall 2018 Library Newsletter – Now Available!

The library’s Fall 2018 newsletter is now available online.  In this issue we have:

  • From the Desk of tLibrary Fall 2018 Newsletterhe Library Director – Thanks to the Friends of the Elihu Burritt Library Advisory Board
  • Francis J. Gagliardi – 2018 Rainbow Award Recipient!
  • EXCITE Transformation for Libraries – Connect U: Fall Into the Library
  • Better Know a Librarian – Brian Matzke
  • Get on BOARD: Borrow Board Games at the Burritt Library!
  • Introducing the New Authentication System
  • Trick or Treat at the Burritt Library!
  • OpenCSCU: CCSU Librarians Support Faculty Statewide in their Search for Open Educational Resources
  • Donors to the Burritt Library Fund
  • Meet the Library Staff Videos Announcement

 

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 close  early (4:45pm)  on Wednesday, November 21st and remain closed throughout the Thanksgiving break. The break extends from Thursday, November 22 throughout the Thanksgiving weekend (Friday through Sunday).

The library will reopen for regular fall semester hours on Monday, November 26th. Regular hours are:

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

To check our daily hours/schedule, go to: https://library.ccsu.edu/calendar/month.php

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/

We wish you a safe and healthy holiday!