|NOVEMBER 2001||Volume 3 Number 4|
IN THIS ISSUE
The State Librarian's Column
Kendall Wiggin expresses our condolences to the families of the September 11 tragedy and recognizes the vital role libraries play in times like these.
State Library Board Notes
Significant activities of the State Library Board from the Board meetings of July 23 and September 24.
- CSL and the Big E
CSL participated in the Eastern States Exposition contributing an Art Deco exhibit and information about the different resources the Library offers.
- Connecticut Public Records Administration Past and Present
A celebration of the first awards from the Historic Document Preservation Account to the towns for paper preservation, preservation planning and disaster recovery and a summary of the history of the Public Records Office.
- Luncheon Celebrates Collaboration Between Two Government Branches
The Bill Room at CSL hosts its annual Legislative Staff Luncheon commemorating the collaboration between the Legislative and Executive branches.
- Core Competency Survey
Highlights of a survey by CSL’s Division of Library Development of CSL on core competencies for children.
Libraries Receive LSTA Grants
A list of the towns and institutions receiving a LSTA grant and the amount awarded.
Honoring the Past
- Climb Your Family Tree at The Connecticut State Library
A new exhibit introducing viewers to the basics of genealogy and illustrating the fact that the study of family history is more than just constructing family trees.
- Access to Newspapers Increased with 2000th Reel of Microfilm and Scanning Newspapers
The Connecticut Newspaper Project surveys, catalogs, inventories and then preserves the newspapers from every known Connecticut newspaper repository through preservation microfilming.
From the State Archives
Third State Librarian George Seymour Godard (in the person of State Archivist Mark Jones) highlights his career in radio in 1930.
Creating the Future
- Connecticut Union List of Serials, 2001
A history of the development of the Connecticut Union List of Serials and an update on the 2001 edition.
- Surge in E-mails
E-mail reference questions are increasing dramatically.
- Fleet Cheers for Reading II
Fleet employees, librarians and twenty Connecticut children's authors, illustrators and children joined in this program designed to instill children with a lifelong passion for reading.
This newsletter is published quarterly in January, April, July, November. Your contribution and comments are welcome. The deadline for contributions is the 20th of the month prior to publication. Please send them to Editor, CSL, 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford CT 06106-1537 or email Bonnie Delaney.
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