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New Public Policy Resources @ CSL Tuesday, October 30, 2007

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Her Best Shot; Women and Guns in America. Laura Browder. HQ 1410 .B76 2006

The Ku Klux Klan; History, Organization, Language, Influence and Activities of America’s Most Notorious Secret Society. Michael Newton. HS 2330 .K63 N494 2007

Policy and Program Planning for Older Adults; Realities and Visions. Elaine Theresa Jurkowski. HV 1461 .J87 2008

Race, Gender, and Mental Illness in the Criminal Justice System. Melissa Thompson.
HV 9950 .T48 2005

Violent Video Game Effects on Children and Adolescents; Theory, Research, and Public Policy. Craig A. Anderson, et al. HQ 784 .V53 A53 2007

Database of the Week: Historical Hartford Courant (1764-1922) Thursday, October 25, 2007

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The Historical Hartford Courant (1764-1922) database includes full-page coverage of the Hartford Courant and its predecessors from the first issue of the Connecticut Courant in 1764 to December 31, 1922. This searchable digital archive of more than 280,000 pages of important historical content offers article-level search results, article zoning, and edited metadata, including headlines, bylines and first paragraphs. Historical Hartford Courant is available to patrons using the public access Internet terminals at the Connecticut State Library, 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT. It is also available at Connecticut academic libraries, public libraries and branches, historical society libraries, and schools. Remote access is available to anyone with a Connecticut public library card, including a library card or Secured Collections & Archives Card from the Connecticut State Library.

October is Archives Month in Connecticut! Wednesday, October 24, 2007

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The Connecticut State Archives has posted nearly 200 archival finding aids for Archives month. To browse through these finding aids, see http://www.cslib.org/archives/FAIndexes/.

Closing for All Staff Day Wednesday, October 24, 2007

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The State Library facilities, with the exception of the Museum of Connecticut History, will be closed all day Wednesday, October 31st for Connecticut State Library All Staff Day. All Staff Day provides an opportunity for employees to get to know other employees, to hear from the State Librarian, and to take advantage of skill development opportunities.

The Museum of Connecticut History will be open its regular hours, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Ccar will operate with the exception of Route B.

Normal hours will resume on Thursday, November 1st.

New History and Genealogy Resources @ CSL Tuesday, October 23, 2007

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Fennis – 2; More Finns Among Us; A History of the Finns in America. Art Jura. F 15 .F5 J875 2005

Jewish West Hartford; From City to Suburb. Betty N. Hoffman. F 104 .H3 H635 2007

Nineteenth Century Germans to American; A Consolidations of Six Pamphlets Indentifying Emigrants from Baden-Wuerttemberg, Hamburg, Bremen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Rhienland-Pfalz, and Schleswig-Holstein. Clifford Neal Smith. E 184 .G3 S658 2005

Protestant Parish Register Transcripts of Births, Marriages & Deaths for Nowa Wies (Gostynin), Warszawa, Poland, 1843-1888. Thomas Scott Tedeschi. CS 878 .G67 T44 2000z

‘Strong In Their Patriotic Devotion’; Connecticut’s Irish in the Civil War. Neil Hogan. E 540 .I6 H64 2003

New Public Policy Resources @ CSL Monday, October 22, 2007

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Debating Vietnam; Fulbright, Stennis, and their Senate Hearings. Joseph A. Fry. DS 558 .F79 2006

The Invisible Cure; Africa, the West, and the Fight Against Aids. Helen Epstein. RA 643.86 .A35 E674 2007

Patent Searching; Tools and Techniques. David Hunt et al., editors.
GISRef T 210 .H86 2007

Renewing the Stuff of Life; Stem Cells, Ethics, and Public Policy. Cynthia B Cohen. QH 588 .S83 C45 2007

A Woman in Charge. Carl Bernstein. E 887 .C55 B47 2007

Database of the Week: Index to Legal Periodicals Monday, October 22, 2007

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Index to Legal Periodicals is comprised of two databases which encompass the span of 1908-present, with select full text starting in 1995. The search page is easy to navigate with simple searching options. Scanning the list of journals etc… reveals a collection of both national and international publications. The types of publications include law reviews, book reviews, surveys, court decisions and scholarly journals. This valuable resource provides researchers the access to a multitude of subject areas with proper citations and legal authority.

New Legal Resources @ CSL Tuesday, October 16, 2007

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What Good Is Legislative History? Joseph L. Gerken. KF 425 .G47 2007

Raise the Bar: Real World Solutions for a Troubled Profession. Lawrence J. Fox, Editor. KF 297 .R35 2007

History of the Yale Law School. Anthony T. Kronman, Editor. KF 292 .Y314 Z657 2004

Street Legal: A Guide To Pre-Trial Criminal Procedure for Police, Prosecutors, And Defenders. Ken Wallentine. KF 9619 .W35 2007.

History Of American Law. Lawrence M. Friedman. KF 352 .F7 1985

Database of the Week: Government Periodicals Index Friday, October 12, 2007

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U.S. government agencies publish over 200 magazines and newsletters with substantial research value. The articles in these periodicals cover everything from scientific research projects in Antarctica to zoology; agriculture to the latest in cancer research; an encyclopedic coverage. LexisNexis Government Periodicals Index provides detailed subject and author indexing to access this body of literature. The Index is updated quarterly (March, June, Sept, and December). Each update covers more than 2,000 articles of research value.

New Public Policy Resources @ CSL Thursday, October 11, 2007

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Imprisoning Communities; How Mass Incarceration Makes Disadvantaged Neighborhoods Worse. Todd R. Clear. HV 9950 .C55 2007

The Politics of Same-Sex Marriage. Craig A. Rimmerman and Clyde Wilcox, editors.
HQ 1034 .U5 P65 2007

Surrogate Motherhood and the Politics of Reproduction. Susan Markens.
HQ 759.5 .M37 2007

Violent Video Game Effects on Children and Adolescents; Theory, Research, and Public Policy. Craig A. Anderson et al. HQ 784 .V53 A53 2007

The War on Human Trafficking; U.S. Policy Assessed. Anthony M. DeStefano.
HQ 125 .U6 D47 2007