|January 2001||Volume 3 Number 1|
IN THIS ISSUE
The State Librarian's Column
A new era in statewide library service begins with the launch of iCONN, the Connecticut Digital Library.
State Library Board Notes
Significant activities of the State Library Board meeting of November 27, 2000
- Connecticut Public Libraries - New, Expanded, or Renovated
The Harry Bennett Branch Library at Turn of River (Stamford) is one of the few modern style libraries built in Connecticut
- State Public Library Construction Grant Awards
The Connecticut State Library Board approved various State Public Library Construction Grants on November 27, 2000 pending State Bond Commission approval.
- School & Public Library Partnership Grant Program for Family Literacy and Parental Involvement
The Connecticut State Library, the State Department of Education and local schools and libraries partner to improve family literacy and parental involvement.
Technology for the Visually Impaired at the Connecticut State Library
Connecticut State Library obtains technological tools to help visually impaired patrons make better use of library resources.
Honoring the Past
- Rae M. Jones and "History"
Look up and learn about the origins of the statuary on the façade of the Connecticut State Library.
- The Presentation of a Plaque to Minor Memorial Library in Roxbury
Minor Memorial Library in Roxbury is honored as the winner of the Connecticut Award for Excellence
Bringing the past to Light
State Library staff members are bringing 18th, 19th and early 20th century treasures into the bibliographic mainstream
Creating the Future
- Congress Passes Appropriations Bill Containing Filtering Mandates
The implications of the new federal law requiring libraries and schools that receive federal funding for Internet access to install filtering software are debated.
- A License To Drive On The Information Highway?
A discussion of UCITA, a proposed law intended to establish uniform electronic licensing practices
From Morning to Moontime
The Hartford Public Library offers the Midnight Library Information and Telecom Service; a service which remains on-call until midnight, seven days a week.
This newsletter is published quarterly in January, April, July, November. Your contribution and comments are welcome. The deadline for contributions is the 20th of the month prior to publication. Please send them to Editor, CSL, 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford CT 06106-1537 or email Bonnie Delaney.
Using The Library
Search the State Library Catalog Search the State Library Website CSL Research Resources iCONN (CT Digital Library)
Government Information Services History & Genealogy Law & Legislative Reference Library For The Blind & Physically Handicapped
Museum of Connecticut History Public Records Services To Libraries State Archives Connecticut Heritage Foundation (supporting the Connecticut State Library & Museum of Connecticut History)
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