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New Public Policy Resources @ CSL Friday, May 29, 2009

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Bioterror; Anthrax, Influenza, and the Future of Public Health Security. R. William Johnstone. HV 6433.35  .J64 2008

Colin Powell: American Power and Intervention from Vietnam to Iraq.  Christopher D. O’Sullivan. E 840.5  .P68 O885 2009

Mobility First; A New Vision for Transportation in a Globally Competitive Twenty-First Century.  Sam Staley and Adrian Moore. HE 151 .S725 2009

The Myth of the Oil Crisis; Overcoming the Challenges of Depletion, Geopolitics, and Global Warming.  Robin M. Mills. HD 9560.5 .M553 2008

No Pity; People with Disabilities Forging a New Civil Rights Movement.  Joseph P. Shapiro.  HV 1553 .S52 1994

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State Library Closed Friday for Statewide Furlough Day Thursday, May 21, 2009

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Due to the state’s difficult budget times, all Connecticut State Library facilities will be closed on Friday as part of a statewide furlough day.  Normal operations will resume on Tuesday, May26th (following the Memorial Day holiday).

From Governor M. Jodi Rell’s memo to state agency directors:

“As you know, we are facing difficult budget times in Connecticut. As a result the recently signed SEBAC agreement calls for an unpaid furlough day on Friday, May 22nd.  All agencies must adhere to the agreement other than those who must maintain 24/7 operations.”

Library Closed Friday, Saturday, and Monday Monday, May 18, 2009

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All State Library facilities will be closed on Friday May 22,  Saturday May 23, and Monday May 25, 2009. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, May 26.

Friday is the state approved Furlough day for all state employees.  Saturday and Monday closings are in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

New Legal Resources @ CSL Tuesday, May 12, 2009

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A Recipe for Balanced Tort Reform:  Early Offers with Swift Settlements. Jeffrey O’Connell, Christopher J. Robinette. KF 1257 .O263 2008.

A Constitution of Many Minds:  Why the Founding Document Doesn’t Mean What It Meant Before. Cass R. Sunstein. KF 4552 .S86 2009.

A Legacy of Innovation:  Governors and Public Policy. Ethan G. Sribnick, editor. JK 2447 .L44 2008.

Sweet Land of Liberty:  The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North. Thomas J. Sugrue. E 185.9 .S95 2008.

Criminal Mental Health And Disability Law, Evidence And Testimony. John Parry, J.D.. KF 9242 .P373 2009.

New Public Policy Resources @ CSL Wednesday, May 6, 2009

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Editorial and Opinion; the Dwindling Marketplace of Ideas in Today’s News.  Steven M. Hallock. PN 4888 .E28 H35 2007

Educating Individuals with Disabilities; IDEIA 2004 and Beyond.  Elena L. Grigorenko, editor.  LC 4031 .E3852 2008

Kyoto2: How to Manage the Global Greenhouse.  Oliver Tickell.  QC 981.8 .G56 T54 2008

A Legacy of Innovation; Governors and Public Policy.  Ethan G. Sribnick, editor. JK 2447 .L44 2008

National Endowment for the Arts; A History – 1965-2008.  Mark Bauerlein and Ellen Grantham, editors.  NX 735 .N384 2009

Index to Connecticut Special Acts, 1944-2008 Wednesday, May 6, 2009

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The Index to Connecticut Special Acts, 1944-2008 is now available online. Kudos to Indexer Cheryl Fox for this major accomplishment!

Together with the recently released General Index to the Private Laws and Special Acts of the State of Connecticut, 1789-1943
legal researchers and historians now have access to 220 years of Connecticut legislation not included in the General Statutes.

Both indexes are also linked from the State Library’s Public and Special Acts page.