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Library Services 2023-24

This guide explains how you can access library services and resources, updated for the 2023-24 academic year. It includes information about hours & services available for students, faculty, and guests at the Elihu Burritt Library.

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Open Hours 8am – 4:45pm
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  • Spring Semester Hours:
  • M-Th: 8am-10:45pm
  • Fri: 8am-4:45pm
  • Sat: 9am-3:45pm
  • Sun: 2-9:45pm
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Library Services for CCSU Students

  • The library's book stacks are open for browsing, finding materials, and studying (except for Stack 1, which is closed during the construction project. Staff will be happy to retrieve anything you may need from this location.)
  • Find & use Course Reserves in the Library and online.
  • Many ebooks, journals, and articles are available in electronic format and searchable through Central Search. For more about our ebooks, refer to the Ebooks guide. 
  • There are computers on the 2nd and 4th floors reserved for current CCSU students and faculty. (Public computers are available on the 1st floor and Stack 6.)
  • Printers are available on the 1st, 2nd, and 4th floors. See our Guide to Printing at the Library for details & instructions.
  • Scanners are available on the 1st and 2nd floors.
  • Need help?
    Library staff are here to help you at service desks on the 1st and 2nd floors. You can get expert research help from a librarian at the Information Desk on the library's 2nd floor. You can also connect to librarians online & by phone, text, email, or DM:
    Get in-depth research consultation and instruction for your projects by making an appointment for in-person or online help:
    - Book a librarian

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