The CONNector: The Connecticut State Library Newsletter
Connecticut State Library
 Milestones 7/23/07

Milestones. Since the last issue of the CONNector:

Dennis Lubin retired July 1, 2007, after 31 years of service at the State Library. Dennis began is career as a Messenger and Supply Clerk and was assigned to Archives and the History and Genealogy Unit as a stack attendant. Within a few years he was promoted to Library Technical Assistant and served as a Reader Advisor for the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH) until his retirement. Dennis helped implement many program changes including the move of LBPH from Hartford to Rocky Hill, the move from a manual to an automated circulation system, and the change from records and flexible disks to cassettes.

David Ohanesian retired June 1, 2007, after working nearly 34 years for the State Library. David started work as a Messenger and Supply Clerk for the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH) and through promotions and transfers work in the Film Service, Connecticut Library Network, and, since 2004, as an Office Assistant in the Division of Information Services (IS). While working in IS he completed major digitization projects for the library including the Connecticut Freedom Trial Quilts; Memorials of Connecticut Judges and Attorneys; Journal of the Constitutional Convention of Connecticut, 1965; and the Historic Building Surveys. The largest project, with over 7,000 pages, was the digitization of the Connecticut General Assembly House Proceedings.

Richard Scholz retired May 1, 2007, after working as a Library Technician in the State Library's Legislative Bill. Room for the past 13 years.  During that time Richard indexed at least 150,000 pages of legislative testimony, tracked a massive volume of bills for multiple clients throughout each legislative session, and fielded complex legislative reference questions from patrons.

CONNector, July 2007