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Shutdown for Major Electrical Work Thursday, July 27, 2006

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A major upgrade to the 231 Capitol Ave. building’s electrical system will be done on August 5 – 6, 2006 with the following impacts:

1) The State Library and the Museum of Connecticut History will be closed on Sat. Aug. 5.

2) The State Library’s Web sites will be offline for the duration of the work, beginning Fri. Aug. 4 at 5:00 p.m. until Mon. Aug. 7 at approximately 8:00 a.m.

3) Emails to the State Library staff will not be accepted, and senders may receive “undeliverable” messages. Please re-send any e-mails that are returned on Monday, Aug. 7.

4) The phone system, including voice mail, will be shut down, resulting in a rapid busy signal.

Additional Secured / Archival Collections Retrieval Added Monday, July 17, 2006

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On a trial basis between Monday July 17 and Friday Sept. 29, a third daily retrieval at 12 noon has been added. This retrieval is for ONSITE Archives and Secured Collections materials only (including aerial photographs).

iCONN’s New History & Science Reference Centers Thursday, July 13, 2006

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iCONN is now offering History & Science Reference Centers to the state’s residents. The new HRC database offers full text for more than 270,000 entries from a myriad of historical sources (from primary sources, as well as magazines, journals, and other reference materials, even streaming video!). The Science Reference Center contains nearly 640 full-text titles from leading scientific encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, biographies & images. Go to www.iconn.org to try them out!

Subject Index to 2006 Public & Special Acts Now Available Wednesday, July 12, 2006

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The Subject Index to 2006 Connecticut Public & Special Acts is now available at http://www.cslib.org/indexing/psindex06/. The index covers 196 Public Acts & 10 Special Acts. It is organized alphabetically by the main subjects of the acts.

CSL Brings Home the Prize Monday, July 3, 2006

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CSL Brochure Front The brochure entitled “Your… Connecticut State Library” (PDF) – which provides an overview of services offered by the library – won a “Best in Show” award in the “Swap and Shop” p.r. materials competition at the 2006 ALA Conference. The brochure has been added to our website – see http://www.cslib.org/pub.htm. For more about the competition and the official press release, go to: http://www.ala.org/Template.cfm?Section=news&template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=130266