|January 2002||Volume 4 Number 1|
IN THIS ISSUE
The State Librarian's Column
The State Librarian reflects on the changes over the past year, which have affected CSL and the library community.
State Library Board Notes
Significant events of the State Library Board meetings on November 26, 2001 and January 28, 2002.
- iCONN Use Increases!!
Use of iCONN, Connecticut's new digital library increases by leaps and bounds.
- Mystic Seaport Visits Available Free to Talking-Book Program Patrons
Free Mystic Seaport Library Pass to the Seaport is being offered for registered patrons of the national talking-book program.
Twenty-First Anniversary of Legislative Internship Program
The 2002 session of the Connecticut General Assembly will mark the 21st Anniversary of the legislative internship program at the Bill Room at Connecticut State Library.
Honoring the Past
- From the State Archives: A Woman who Developed Tolerance: Leila T. Alexander
Governor Baldwin presents Leila T. Alexander with an award for her service to the war effort. She was the only African American to receive an award.
- Donna Holt Siemiatkoski: A Memorial
CSL has lost one of its most frequent patrons and biggest advocates. A memorial is given for all her efforts in the library community.
Museum of Connecticut History To Host Traveling Exhibition: Witness to War: 1941-45
The Museum of Connecticut History is hosting a traveling exhibition created by the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford portraying the war-time experiences of 40 Soviet Jewish men and women.
Creating the Future
- Law Unit Offers Free Access To KeyCite Service
The CSL Law Unit has contracted for public access to WestGroup's KeyCite citation research service. The exciting new product allows researchers to check the accuracy and reliability of cases and laws.
- East Granby Public Library
On September 29, 2001, the new East Granby Public Library was dedicated. Details and pictures of the new library's features can be viewed.
2001-2002 State Public Library Construction Grant Awards
The Connecticut State Library Board approved numerous State Public Library Construction Grants on November 26, 2001, pending State Bond Commission approval.
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 emailBonnie Delaney.
Using The Library
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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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