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Database of the Week Thursday, December 20, 2007

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Facts on File, Inc. has created this fascinating database which includes anything you’d want to know about American Indian History. Of particular interest are the “Learning Centers by Era” that start with Beginnings to 1775: Native Societies, First Contact, and the Colonial Era, through the present featuring Contemporary Issues. This rich database can be accessed remotely by patrons using their CSL library card. The major subject categories include Biographies, Events and Topics, Primary Sources (including treaties), Maps and Charts and an Image Gallery. A unique feature is the “Editor’s Selection of the Month” which gives each of us the opportunity to an in-depth look at one particular topic.

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New Legal Resources @ CSL Tuesday, December 18, 2007

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Risk Management: Survival Tools For Law Firms. Anthony E. Davis, Peter R. Jarvis. 2nd Edition. KF 313 .D38 2007.

Fundamentals Of Securities Regulation. Louis Loss, Joel Seligman. 5th Edition. KF 1439 .L68 2004.

How To Form A Limited Liability Company. Margaret C. Jasper. KF 1380 .Z9 J37 2007.

Charitable Gift Planning: A Practical Guide for the Estate Planner. Thomas J. Ray, Jr.. 2nd Edition. KF 6388 .R39 2007.

Land Use Planning And Development Regulation Law. Julian Conrad Juergensmeyer, Thomas E. Roberts. 2nd Edition. KF 5698 .J84 2007.

New Public Policy Resources @ CSL Wednesday, December 12, 2007

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Fiasco; The American Military Adventure in Iraq. Thomas E. Ricks. DS 79.76 .R535 2006

Governing Through Crime; How the War on Crime Transformed American Democracy and Created a Culture of Fear. Jonathan Simon. HV 6789 .S57 2007

The New Civil Rights Research; A Constitutive Approach. Benjamin Fleury-Steiner and Laura Beth Nielsen, editors. K 3240 .N49 2006

Urban Schools, Public Will; Making Education Work for All Our Children. Norm Fruchter. LC 5131 .F78 2007

What Democracy is For; On Freedom and Moral Government. Stein Ringen. JC 423 .R516 2007

New Public Policy Resources @ CSL Friday, December 7, 2007

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The Bomb; A Life. Gerard J. DeGroot. U 264 .D43 2005

Community Health Data Scan for Connecticut; A Report Commissioned by the Connecticut Health Foundation.  Lorenz J. Finison. RS 427.3 .C65 2007

Democracy and Public Administration. Richard C. Box, editor. JF 1351 .D44 2007

Ethics Management for Public Administrators; Building Organizations of Integrity. Donald C. Menzel. JF 1525 .E8 M46 2007

Modernizing the American War Department; Change and Continuity in a Turbulent Era, 1885-1920. Daniel R. Beaver. UA 23.6 .B43 2006

Governor Samuel Huntington Wednesday, December 5, 2007

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A biographical sketch of Governor Samuel Huntington is the latest to be revised, digitized, and posted on our web site. The online biography includes an image of Governor Huntington’s portrait, which hangs in the Museum of Connecticut History.

The State Library has long had a set of typewritten biographical sketches of Connecticut’s governors. Written by various State Library staff and kept in a notebook in the History and Genealogy unit, these biographies cover the personal and political lives of our governors. We are revising, updating, and digitizing these biographies, and linking them to the images of the gubernatorial portrait if there is one.

New Public Policy Resources @ CSL Saturday, December 1, 2007

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Feminist as Thinker; A Reader in Documents and Essays. Ellen Carol DuBois and Richard Candida Smith, editors.

The Essential Guide to Aging in the Twenty-First Century; Mind, Body, and Behavior. Donald H. Kausler, et al.  HQ 1064 .U5 K30 2007

The Great American Crime Decline. Franklin E. Zimring. HV 6783 .Z56 2007

Hidden Talent; How Leading Companies Hire, Retain, and Benefit from People with Disabilities. Mark L. Lengnick-Hall, editor. HD 7256 .U5 H53 2007

The Wal-Mart Effect; How the World’s Most Powerful Company Really Works – and How It’s Tranforming the American Economy.  Charles Fishman. HF 5429.215 .U6 F56 2006