It’s 4:00 p.m. on Sunday evening and your son announces he needs
information for a homework assignment that is due Monday morning.
You have been told you have high cholesterol and you would like to find
current, reliable information about treatment options, written in layman’s
You are an investor and would like to track a certain company on a daily
Your daughter needs your help with a research paper and the school library
isn’t open in the evening when you are available to help her.
You are a community college student who works full-time and need to
conduct research for a business course from your home in the evening.
iCONN, the Connecticut Digital Library, is for you. Beginning in 2000,
the Connecticut General Assembly provided funding for the development
of a Connecticut Digital Library. Today, iCONN provides an extensive
set of information resources available for all its citizens at www.iconn.org.
Log onto iCONN to find magazine articles, reference books, newspaper
articles, images and more. iCONN serves a variety of needs including
student homework, and business and consumer health research. Magazine
and newspaper databases targeting different age groups and needs make
iCONN a valuable and useful resource for students of all ages from kindergarten
through college as well as the general public. Among the resources are
the full-text of The Hartford Courant back to 1992, The New York Times,
and biography, science and history databases. There also are dictionaries
and encyclopedias, subject guides to Internet resources, and a statewide
catalog of library holdings.
Log on now at www.iconn.org to explore this free resource available
to you and your children. In addition to using iCONN at school and at
the public library, students, parents and teachers may access the databases
from a home computer with Internet access using their public library
The Connecticut State Library administers the Digital Library in conjunction
with the Department of Higher Education