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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.

How do I get a book from the library's collection?

How do I get a book from the library?

Request your material online through the CentralSearch catalog or visit us in-person to find the books / media you are seeking. During constructions, Stack 1 will be closed but staff will be happy to retrieve materials upon request.

During the semester, the library is open:
  • M-Th: 8am-10:45pm
  • Fri: 8am-4:45pm
  • Sat: 9am-3:45pm
  • Sun: 2pm-9:45pm

CentralSearch Catalog

CentralSearch direct link

Sign In | Check Library Account

How to request books & other library materials from CCSU & CSCU libraries

  1. Sign In to your Library Account
    (or Conduct your search, then login)

    Screenshot to show where you sign in and where you search on CentralSearch

  2. Click the Request button & fill out the request form
    Screenshot showing where to click on the "Request" button on CentralSearch interface
  3. You will soon receive an email letting you know that your request has been processed and is ready to be picked up at the library. At that time, you can come to the library, Monday-Friday 8:30-3:30. Your book will be checked out to you, in a bag labeled with your name and the date at the front entrance of the library.

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