Librarians are available via chat to help you !
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday: 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Elihu Burritt Library is committed to supporting the CCSU community by providing ongoing access to services and resources that faculty, students, and staff need the most during this challenging time. We will be updating this guide as additional information is made available. The tabs on the left address the library's main service areas, in response to your questions.
There are 2 online platforms (VitalSource and RedShelf) offering textbooks online for free for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester in order to help with the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Details are available at https://library.ccsu.edu/wp/2020/03/16/known-digital-resource-issues/.
Research/Reference Help for Students
How can I contact a librarian for extra help with my research? See left hand column.
Are there any videos that can help me search Central Search and/or the library databases?
(Scroll down to video: "Finding Books Using Central Search." )
Resources for Faculty
How can my students contact librarians for extra help with their research? See left hand column.
Digital course reserves are still accessible. (Additionally, online articles can still be received through interlibrary loan.) Physical reserves are unavailable at this time. There are 2 online textbook platforms (VitalSource & RedShelf) that are free to individual students and faculty members during this crisis. Details are available on our blog post at: https://library.ccsu.edu/wp/2020/03/16/known-digital-resource-issues/
To link to the latest information on the campuswide shutdown due to coronavirus / COVID19, go to: https://www.ccsu.edu/coronavirus/
Elihu Burritt Library
(access via Harold Lewis Drive)
Central Connecticut State University, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT 06050