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Virtual Library Services During Emergency Campus Closure

Due to the current COVID19 / Coronavirus-related emergency campus shutdown, the library has put together this special guide to virtual library services.

Research in a Shutdown

If you need help finding articles or books for an upcoming paper or project, this page will help you get started. For further help, you can also visit our Introduction to College Writing guide, which has a lot of helpful information for navigating library resources. In addition, the library may have a specific research guide for your course - refer to our complete list here.  

If you need to speak to a librarian directly for assistance, use the chat box on the left. If that is not available, visit the contact us page on the left or email us at:

CentralSearch Catalog

You can use the CentralSearch box below to conduct a search for materials in the physical  and digital collection here at the Elihu Burritt Library.

CCSU Library Databases - Articles Here!

When looking for articles, you can access a complete list of our databases here.


If you are trying to select a topic, the following databases are helpful places to start:

Think Like a Researcher

To help you begin the research process, you can use the following worksheet to map out your topic:

Evaluate your sources!

When it comes time to evaluate your sources, start the process by clicking here.

Need help with citations?

Need help with your citations? Use our Citing Your Sources guide to get started.

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