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New Public Policy Resources @ CSL Thursday, March 27, 2008

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Advertising Sin and Sickness; The Politics of Alcohol and Tobacco Marketing 1950-1990. Pamela E. Pennock. HF 6161 .L46 P46 2007

Econospinning; How to Read Between the Lines When the Media Manipulate the Numbers. Gene Epstein. HC 106.83 .E67 2006

The FBI; A History. Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones. HV 8144 .F43 J45 2007

Public Women, Public Words; A Documentary History of American Feminism. Dawn Keetley and John Pettegrew, editors. HQ 1410 .K444 2005 v.3

When the Press Fails; Political Power and the News Media From Iraq to Katrina.  W. Lance Bennett et al. PN 4738 .B37 2007


Database of the Week Tuesday, March 18, 2008

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Ordinance.com is a compilation of municipal codes, zoning and subdivision by-laws, ordinances and maps.  This full-text database covers not only Connecticut but Massachusetts and Rhode Island as well.  In addition to the list of documents for a particular municipality, contact information and contact notes are part of the display.   Ordinance.com is updated regularly as updates are received.

New Legal Resources @ CSL Monday, March 17, 2008

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Law In An Era Of “Smart” Technology. Susan W. Brenner. K  487 .T4 B74 2007.

Who Needs To Know?:  The State Of Public Access To Federal Government Information.  Patrice McDermott. KF 5753 .M33 2007.

Science For Lawyers. Eric York Drogin, editor. KF 487 .S3 S255 2008.

Stem Cell Century. Russell Korobkin, Stephen R. Munzer. KF 3827 .G4 K67 2007.

Acting for Endangered Species. Shannon Petersen. KF 5640 .P48 2002.


Access to the State Library on Sat. Mar. 15 Wednesday, March 12, 2008

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On Saturday, March 15, 2008, the City of Hartford hosts the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Many streets around the State Library will be closed to traffic, but the Library will be open. Streets to be closed between 8:30-9:30 a.m. and about 1:30 p.m. include:

Capitol Ave. from Broad St. to Lafayette St.

Hungerford and Oak Sts. from Russ St. to Capitol Ave.

Lafayette St. from Capitol Ave. to Russ St.

Please use Russ St. to access the State Library. The Russ St. gate to the parking lot (normally Exit Only) will be open for your convenience.

Please call 757-6500 if you have questions.