|NOVEMBER 2002||Volume 4 Number 4|
IN THIS ISSUE
The State Librarian's Column
Some observations on intellectual and personal freedoms and the great challenges facing free public libraries.
State Library Board Notes
The significant activities of the State Library Board as reported in at the September 25, 2002 meeting.
- E-mail Information
Hartford Public Library and five other libraries and museum are honored by First Lady Laura Bush at the White House.
- iCONN - Connecticut Digital Library
reQuest usage statistics for FY2002
- In Praise of Volunteers
Photos and excerpts of the many volunteer activities that are currently in progress or have been completed at the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH).
Book Funds Restored
The State Library in cooperation with the Office of Policy and Management is pleased that $228,265 for the book funds has been restored.
Honoring the Past
- "Fighting Bob"
Highlights of the career of Admiral Robley D. "Fighting Bob" Evans, Commander of the USS Connecticut of the "Great White Fleet".
- Thanksgiving and Christmas at Long Lane, 1874
Short accounts of times in the life of young children during the holidays at Long Lane Industrial School for Girls in 1874.
Historic Documents Preservation Program
Graphics designer, Peter Good, was commissioned to portray an image for a poster to represent the Historic Documents Preservation Program, that provides funds to improve the preservation and management of historic documents.
- Creating the Future
- Full Text Electronic Journal Collection
CSL has partnered with serial solutions to provide librarians and patrons one-stop shopping for accessing over 15,000 full text titles.
- Reaching Remote Users with Virtual Reference
CSL and New England Law Library consortium are piloting a program to reach out to a wider audience of remote users.
- Governor Rowland Announces $4.8 Million for Connecticut Public Libraries
These grants are for the construction, renovation and repair of public libraries.
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. [footer.htm]